Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Hospitality provides practical, vocational workplace skills combined with the theoretical knowledge necessary to operate in a business context. Students will be involved in projects such as corporate events, industry visits, Viva la Gong, film festivals, outdoor sporting events and concerts. Students will develop skills to analyse, design and execute judgement using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual and managerial competencies. Subjects include bar operations, serve food and beverage, manage finances, customer service, human resource management and business planning. Work will be undertaken in various hospitality and tourism settings such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, nightclubs and cafes. Through a partnership between UOW and Accor Hotels, students enrolled in this course can apply to complete the Business Internship Program and have the opportunity to be fast-tracked to the interview stage of the AccorHotels Graduate Program. Students will need to complete the internship (COMM391) with an Accor Hotel to be eligible. This does not guarantee a place in the graduate program, but rather the opportunity to interview for a possible place.

Course Fee:

International: $88,848

Entry Requirements:

DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12. The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 72 or an IB of 25. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications.


3 years full-time or a part-time equivalent. The first year and a half of the degree is a combination TAFE and university study while the last part of the degree is university only. Students will also undertake a final-year capstone subject that lets them apply everything they have learned up to that point in collaboration with students from other disciplines. Plus, students may have the option of applying for an internship that provides work-integrated learning.

Subjects you can Study:

Hospitality management. Within the Bachelor of Commerce component of the degree, students may choose to major in Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or Public Relations.

Study Pathways:

If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.

Further information:

Applicants need to be 18 years of age by the 1st of April in their first year of study.


Some majors within the Bachelor of Commerce enable graduates to meet the membership requirements of relevant professional associations. For detailed information visit

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong 65.05 Yes Full time 3 years
Wollongong 65.05 Yes Part time 6 years
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