Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel ManagementGraduate Diploma
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel is designed for students who wish to gain a higher degree, helping them to secure senior management employment in their chosen career direction. It equips graduates with advanced business acumen, management skills and specialised industry knowledge, considered essential for managerial level graduates.
A flexible course structure allows students to tailor their course of study to meet their individual needs and career aspirations.
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded eight units of advanced standing towards the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.
|Course Learning Outcome
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
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
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
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.
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.
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway to the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management and covers eight units, including topics such as employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, gaming operations and management, destination marketing, tourism planning and environmental management, tourism information technology and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional work placement (internship) component.
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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 Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management a candidate shall successfully complete eight (8) units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached.
- 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.
- A candidate who while enrolled as a candidate for either the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management (Advanced) or the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management or the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management may elect to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management following withdrawal from candidature for the Masters (Advanced), Masters or Graduate Diploma degree.
|Level of learning
|Tourism Planning Environments
|Contemporary Hotel and Tourism Issues
|International Tourism Systems
|Tourism and Hospitality Management
|Service Management for Tourism and Hospitality
|Strategic Marketing of Destinations and Hotels
|Tourism and Hotel Financial Management
|Business Research Methods
|Managing Employee Relations in a Global Context
|Business Events Management
|Environmental Management for Hotels and Attractions
|Information and Communication Technology for Tourism
|Contemporary Gaming Operations
|Strategic Issues in Gaming Management
|Business Professional Development
|Tourism and Hotel Internship