Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management covers four units of the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, from topics including but not limited to employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, gaming operations, destination marketing, and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional workplace internship.

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded four units of advanced standing towards the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management covers four units of the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, from topics including but not limited to employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, gaming operations, destination marketing, and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional workplace internship.

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded four units of advanced standing towards the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Make informed decisions and demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts in relation to a range of contexts; investigate, critically analyse, synthesise complex knowledge in the field of Tourism and Hotel management; review and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions.

Creativity

Apply creative, strategic and critical thinking to specialist problem-solving and be adaptive to new circumstances; generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at a practical level

Ethical practice

Demonstrate substantial knowledge and understanding of ethical standards and professionalism; evaluate issues with reference to professional ethical framework/s and sustainable practices; act with integrity, responsibility and adaptability in professional practice

Knowledge of a discipline

Contextualise substantial knowledge of recent developments in Tourism management within local and international contexts; demonstrate and apply specialised theoretical knowledge and professional skills

Lifelong learning

Utilize independent specialist learning skills, reflective practice, and a high level of information literacy skills for lifelong learning; demonstrate specialist judgement in planning and decision making; evaluate, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship.

Communication and social skills

Transmit complex ideas clearly, coherently and effectively; be self-aware and empathetic in professional practice; demonstrate an understanding of team dynamics and reflect on ability to be an effective member of a team and/or community of practice.

Cultural competence

Practice sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people, in a range of professional and community contexts; review and analyse cultural, environmental and economic impacts

Students may choose to undertake a 300-hour internship (equivalent to two units) in either a paid or volunteer role. This practical experience, combined with theoretical understanding, enhances the learning experience for students who have a professional and personal interest in this high growth area.

Students are responsible for securing their internship placement and are given extensive assistance in interview and application procedures, access to an extensive database of potential employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated work integrated learning team.


Course overview

Course code

1004730

Course abbreviation

GradCertIntTour&HotelMgt

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time

Duration

0.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 027005F

Course requirements

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

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management a candidate shall successfully complete four (4) units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached.


Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted Unit