Course summary

Love travel, people and the thought of a career that can take you all around the world? Whether you are already working in the hotel sector or looking to make a career change, this course will develop your skills and enhance your career prospects in a dynamic, global industry.

Delivered at the Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course covers theory and practices within the industry, finance, management and communication, as well as food, beverage and accommodation operations.

Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in Australia in the Good Universities Guide 2019 for the overall experience we offer in tourism and hospitality education.

Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects - 86% of our tourism and hospitality graduates are employed shortly after graduation (QILT 2018). This course is also a pathway to further Bachelor-level studies in tourism, hospitality, hotel or convention and event management.

All applicants for The Hotel School 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.

Students complete all core units. These include:

  • Language and learning in your discipline
  • Quantitative methods with economics
  • Communication in organisations
  • Accounting and finance for business
  • Food and beverage operations
  • Tourism theories and practices
  • Hospitality services management
  • Accommodation operations.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

exercise critical judgement and creative thinking to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in relation to hotel operations and management.

Creativity

demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking in relation to hotel operations and management.

Ethical practice

demonstrate an understanding of ethical standards and professionalism in hotel operations and management practices.

Knowledge of a discipline

apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of hotel management.

Lifelong learning

demonstrate responsibility and accountability for independent learning, reflection, and information literacy skills in hotel management.

Communication and social skills

communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, clearly and effectively.

Cultural competence

demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity in a range of hotel operations across the hospitality industry.


Course overview

Course code

2125250

Course abbreviation

DipHtlMgmt

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Domestic duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

International duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Brisbane - The Hotel School 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School 1 N/A N/A
Online 2 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel School 1 $27,600 ($3,450 per unit) 0100351
Melbourne - The Hotel School 1 $27,600 ($3,450 per unit) 0100351
Sydney - The Hotel School 1 $27,600 ($3,450 per unit) 0100351
Online 2 N/A N/A

Course requirements

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

To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Hotel Management, students must complete 96 credit points comprising 8 core units.


Course progressions

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

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
SCI00428 - Food and Beverage Operations Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MNG00431 - Accommodation Operations Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
Year 1, Session 3
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 2
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
SCI00428 - Food and Beverage Operations Introductory
Year 1, Session 3
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
MNG00431 - Accommodation Operations Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 3
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
SCI00428 - Food and Beverage Operations Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
MNG00431 - Accommodation Operations Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
Year 2, Session 2
MNG00441 - Hospitality Services Management Introductory
SOY00411 - Tourism Theories and Practices Introductory