Course summary

This full-fee paying degree, offered at The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne, focuses on hotel operational and management practices across hospitality industries and the skills needed for employment in a competitive and changing global business environment. The Hotel School is a partnership between Southern Cross University and Mulpha Australia, whose property portfolio includes the InterContinental Sydney, Hayman Island, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Salzburg Apartments, Marritz Alpine and Bimbadgen Estate. 

Located in the heart of the Central Business District of their respective cities, The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne are perfectly situated to embrace each city's hotel and hospitality industry.

A compulsory six-month professional hospitality internship is a key feature of the course enabling students to establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 

All applicants for The Hotel Schools are selected on their individual merit. While recent academic performance or professional experience is used as an indicator of ability to undertake studies at a tertiary level, applicants will also be invited to an interview as part of the final application process.

This full-fee paying degree, offered at The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne, focuses on hotel operational and management practices across hospitality industries and the skills needed for employment in a competitive and changing global business environment. The Hotel School is a partnership between Southern Cross University and Mulpha Australia, whose property portfolio includes the InterContinental Sydney, Hayman Island, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Salzburg Apartments, Marritz Alpine and Bimbadgen Estate. 

Located in the heart of the Central Business District of their respective cities, The Hotel School Sydney and The Hotel School Melbourne are perfectly situated to embrace each city's hotel and hospitality industry.

A compulsory six-month professional hospitality internship is a key feature of the course enabling students to establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 

All applicants for The Hotel Schools are selected on their individual merit. While recent academic performance or professional experience is used as an indicator of ability to undertake studies at a tertiary level, applicants will also be invited to an interview as part of the final application process.

Studies include key operational subjects such as food and beverage, accommodation operations, and introduction to professional practice, together with introductory management subjects including finance, marketing and hospitality management. Students also develop advanced analytical, strategic, and management skills.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Make decisions and exercise judgement in relation to hotel operations and management

Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in hotel management

Creativity

Demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking with highly developed problem-solving skills

Ethical practice

Demonstrate an understanding of ethical standards and professionalism

Evaluate issues with reference to sound ethical framework/s and sustainable practices

Act with integrity and responsibility in professional practice

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate substantial knowledge of hotel operations and management within both local and international contexts

Have a deep understanding of those skills relevant to working and managing in hotel settings

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate independent learning skills, reflection in practice, and information literacy skills for lifelong learning

Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship

Communication and social skills

Communicate clearly, coherently and effectively, and be self-aware and empathetic

Demonstrate understanding of team dynamics and the ability to be effective team members

Cultural competence

Demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people in a range of professional and community contexts

Demonstrate awareness of the cultural, environmental and economic impacts of hotel management

A compulsory six-month professional hospitality placement is a key feature of the course and counts as four core units of the degree. This may be completed in Australia or overseas. All students establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 
 
Students are responsible for securing their internship placement and are given extensive assistance in interview and application procedures, access to a database of potential employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated Work Integrated Learning team.

Course overview

Course code

3004145

Course abbreviation

BBusHotelMgt

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 354140 054041

Fee information

Fee paying

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International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 $25,800 ($3,225 per unit) 086102E
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 $25,800 ($3,225 per unit) 086102E

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be awarded the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, students must successfully complete 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  • 21 core units
  • 3 elective units

Exit Awards

Students can exit with the Associate Degree of Business in Hotel Management if 16 units (192 credit points) have been completed, comprising 16 core units.

Students can exit with the Diploma of Hotel Management if 8 units (96 credit points) have been completed, comprising 8 core units.


Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

ACC00207 - Hospitality and Tourism Financial Management Advanced
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
MNG00431 - Accommodation Operations Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
MNG01222 - Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations Intermediate
MNG10002 - Introduction to Professional Practice Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
MNG10714 - The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner Intermediate
MNG10720 - Research for Business and Tourism Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
MNG20001 - Professional Hospitality Experience I Intermediate Note 1
MNG20002 - Professional Hospitality Experience II Intermediate Note 1
MNG20003 - Professional Hospitality Experience III Intermediate Note 1
MNG20004 - Professional Hospitality Experience IV Intermediate Note 1
MNG20006 - The Sustainable Hotel Environment Intermediate
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
SCI00428 - Food and Beverage Operations Introductory

Elective Units


Course progressions

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

Notes

Note 1: All Internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator prior to commencement.
Note 2: This unit available only for Sydney and Melbourne locations.