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Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management

Associate Degree

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    AssocDegIntHotelTourMgt

  • Course code

    2206700

  • Credit points

    192

  • Equivalent units

    16

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management is a one-of-a-kind course, combining a rigorous academic curriculum with an integrated learning experience in a paid internship. 

You will develop practical knowledge in both front and back-of-house through units of study in food and beverage operations, accommodations, operations, and finance. You will have access to 880 hours of paid internships and, on successful completion of the course, will be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School with two years' credit. 

This course is offered at The Hotel School Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and on the Hayman Island Resort campus, where you can live, study and work in a 5-star resort.

On the Hayman Island Resort campus, students are integrated into the Resort business and are progressively engaged and exposed to departmental and executive level management.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

CLO1: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy - Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise business problems via digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short term.

CLO3: Business Acumen - Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal commercial opportunities.

GA2: Creativity

CLO1: Personal Disposition - Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

CLO6: Entrepreneurship - Take calculated risks to achieve results within very well defined environments in response to clearly identified challenges.

GA3: Ethical practice

CLO1: Personal Disposition - Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

CLO3: Business Acumen - Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal commercial opportunities.

CLO5: Leadership - Strive for personal and professional development and encourage others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within very well defined environments in response to clearly defined challenges.

CLO7: Global Citizenship - Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy - Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise business problems via digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short term.

CLO3: Business Acumen - Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal commercial opportunities.

CLO6: Entrepreneurship - Take calculated risks to achieve results within very well defined environments in response to clearly identified challenges.

GA5: Lifelong learning

CLO1: Personal Disposition - Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

GA6: Communication and social skills

CLO4: Interpersonal Skills - Use appropriate communication approaches for various audiences, including guests, fellow staff members, and superiors) and develop and apply functional solutions for contexts that are straightforward, but dynamic and ambiguous (e.g. dealing with difficult guests).

CLO5: Leadership - Strive for personal and professional development and encourage others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within very well defined environments in response to clearly defined challenges.

CLO7: Global Citizenship - Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.

GA7: Cultural competence

CLO1: Personal Disposition - Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

CLO5: Leadership - Strive for personal and professional development and encourage others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within very well defined environments in response to clearly defined challenges

CLO7: Global Citizenship -Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.

When studying on Hayman Island, students complete 880 hours of paid internship as part of their studies at the Resort, providing practical experience across various departments. Industry experts at the resort contribute to the delivery of the course through a guest speaker series, as well as management offering mentorship and guidance through the internship.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Brisbane - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A
Hayman Island - Hotel School Term 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management, students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) comprising:

  • 16 core units (192 credit points)

Exit Award

Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Hotel Management after completing the equivalent of any 8 core units (96 credit points).

 

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete units in the following order to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOSP1001 Introduction to Professional Practice
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,5
Term1,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Anti-requisites BUSN2001 - Professional Development for the Workplace
HOTL1007 The Foundations of Hospitality
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP1003 Food and Beverage Operations
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP1002 Accommodation Operations
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term3
Term3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL1006 Business Communications
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP3001 Professional Hospitality Experience I
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,4,5
Term1,3,4,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5

Second Year

HOTL2011 Global Aviation
Term3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
HOTL1002 Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,5
Term1,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Anti-requisites ACC00150 Using Financial Information OR ACC10249 Financial Information for Decision Making OR ACCT1001 - Accounting and Finance for Business
HOTL1003 Management Practices
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MNG00111 - Fundamentals of Management OR MGMT1001 - Managing Organisations
TOUR2002 The Cruise Industry
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
TOUR1001 Tourism Theories and Practices
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Anti-requisites MNG10225 Introduction to Convention and Event Tourism
HOTL1005 Marketing Fundamentals
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL2004 Event Operations Management
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2
Term2
HOSP3002 Professional Hospitality Experience II
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,4,5
Term1,3,4,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
HOTL1007 The Foundations of Hospitality
HOTL1006 Business Communications
HOTL1003 Management Practices
HOSP1003 Food and Beverage Operations
TOUR1001 Tourism Theories and Practices
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
HOSP1002 Accommodation Operations
HOTL1002 Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
HOTL1005 Marketing Fundamentals
HOSP1001 Introduction to Professional Practice
HOSP3001 Professional Hospitality Experience I
HOSP3002 Professional Hospitality Experience II
TOUR2002 The Cruise Industry
HOTL2011 Global Aviation
HOTL2004 Event Operations Management