Course summary

Only available at MDIS, Singapore.

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.

Only available at MDIS, Singapore.

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.

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.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Make decisions and exercise judgement in relation to international hospitality management

Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in international hospitality 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 hospitality within both local and international contexts

Have a deep understanding of those skills relevant to working and managing in hospitality 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 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.


Course overview

Course code

3004130

Course abbreviation

BBusIntHospMgt

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Singapore - MDIS Session 1 N/A N/A
Uzbekistan - MDIS Tashkent Session 2 N/A N/A

Course requirements

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

  1. To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business in International Hospitality Management a candidate shall successfully complete twenty-four (24) units (288 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A;
    2. all units listed in Part B; and
    3. one (1) eight-unit (8) major listed in Part C
  2. To be eligible for the Award of Associate Degree of Business in International Hospitality Management, a candidate shall have successfully completed sixteen (16) units (192 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A; and
    2. 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:

  1. undertake units at the partner university which have been approved by the School Board;
  2. 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
  3. abide by the rules and conditions of the partner university and the exchange agreement.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
MKT00127 - Tourism and Hospitality Marketing Introductory
MNG00440 - Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
MNG01413 - Human Resource and Workplace Management Intermediate
ECO00424 - Economic Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality Introductory

Part B

LAW00203 - Business Law and Ethics for Tourism and Hospitality Intermediate
MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace Intermediate
MNG00417 - Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Advanced
MNG00415 - Tourism and Hospitality Research and Analysis Advanced
MKT01221 - Intern Study I Advanced Note 1
MKT01222 - Intern Study II Advanced Note 1
MKT01223 - Intern Study III Advanced Note 1
MKT01224 - Intern Study IV Advanced Note 1

Part C


Notes

Note 1: 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.