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This major focuses on the hotel and hospitality industry, where no two days are the same.

You'll learn about international hotel operations, the role of technology in hospitality, and both large-scale and small-scale business operations.

Courses will provide you with an understanding of the values of hospitality and how hospitality experiences are produced. You'll also learn skills in entrepreneurship, food and beverage management, and casino and gaming management.

Graduates typically work in management or marketing roles in hotels, resorts, casinos, restaurants, cafés, cruise liners, commercial catering and clubs.


Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Hotel and resort manager
  • Venue manager
  • Hotel licensee
  • Facilities manager
  • Resort general manager
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Hospitality entrepreneur
  • Hospitality training and consultancy firm representative
  • Casino manager
  • Business development adviser

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Hotel Operations
  • Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
  • Gaming and Casino Management
  • Food and Beverage Management

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