Bachelor of Business in International Hospitality ManagementBachelors Degree
This course will be replaced by the Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management for domestic students in 2015.
The Bachelor of Business in International Hospitality Management is designed to give students business and hospitality management skills to enable them to pursue a career as an industry leader at a national or international level.
Graduates will be highly qualified to meet the challenges associated with working for or operating a hospitality business. This course combines theory with practical industry-based experience and the opportunity to develop professional networks.
This course offers an optional international exchange program for second year students to study in the United States, Canada, England, Austria, the Netherlands or Hong Kong.
|Course Learning Outcome
Make decisions and exercise judgement in relation to international hospitality management
Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in international hospitality management
Demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking with highly developed problem-solving skills
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 hospitality within both local and international contexts
Have a deep understanding of those skills relevant to working and managing in hospitality settings
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
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 hospitality management
An internship program, which counts as four units of the degree, provides students in their final study session with a block of practical workplace experience in a hospitality, event or tourism organisation in Australia or overseas. Students also have the option to undertake a research-based project.
There are two majors available in this course:
Gaming covers the key issues in managing gaming venues including the basic principles behind game design, utilising new technology, engaging with the community and strategically planning the future of the gaming business.
Hotels and Resorts aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to manage and promote a hospitality organisation or operation. Students study contemporary trends in the industry, the political and cultural factors that shape the way international hospitality organisations are managed, as well as cruise ship tourism, coastal and marine tourism, hospitality sales and promotion, food and beverage management, food service operations, rooms division management, conventions and events, and entrepreneurship.
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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.
To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business in International Hospitality Management a candidate shall successfully complete twenty-four (24) units comprising:
- all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules;
- all units listed in Part B of the Schedule; and
- one (1) eight-unit (8) major listed in Part C of the Schedule.
To be eligible for the Award of Associate Degree of Business in International Hospitality Management, a candidate shall have successfully completed sixteen (16) units comprising:
- all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
- any eight (8) units from either Part B or Part C.
International Exchange Program
Candidates permitted to participate in a one session exchange program at an approved partner university overseas shall:
- undertake units at the partner university which have been approved by the School Board;
- successfully complete four (4) units of a full time student load at the partner university in order to receive a maximum of four (4) units recorded as “Satisfied Requirements” at Southern Cross University; and
- abide by the rules and conditions of the partner university and the exchange agreement.
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.
Intern Study MKT01221–4 may be taken either throughout the course during times when other units are not scheduled, or over a 20-week (600 hours) period after the completion of 19 units. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator prior to commencement.
|Level of learning
|Communication in Organisations
|Tourism Theories and Practices
|Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
|Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management
|Accounting and Finance for Business
|Hospitality Services Management
|Human Resource and Workplace Management
|Economic Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality
|Business Law and Ethics for Tourism and Hospitality
|Professional Development for the Workplace
|Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises
|Tourism and Hospitality Research and Analysis
|Intern Study I
|Intern Study II
|Intern Study III
|Intern Study IV