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Tasmania is currently centre stage when it comes to special events, festivals and being a world-class holiday destination. Studying Tourism and Hospitality in Tasmania is a great pathway to finding work in an exciting, diverse and ever-growing global market.

If you’ve ever wanted to gain professional experience in the hospitality or tourism industries, Tasmania is a great place to start. Studying these industries puts students in a prime position to develop their skills and find a career that could take them anywhere in the world.

There are many opportunities to gain professional experience in these industries after completing study in Tasmania due to the steady growth in employment opportunities in the area. In 2014-2015, the total value of Tourism to the Tasmanian economy grew by $270 million, with tourism jobs jumping from 4 500 to 36 700 - 15.3% total State employment.

Courses and study areas range from food and beverage service, kitchen and bar operations patisserie and barista courses to tour/outdoor recreation guiding and event management.

There are also options to study tourism and hospitality management in Tasmania, allowing students to gain experience in human resource management and marketing with an industry-based focus.