The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management 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.
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, marketing, tourism planning and environmental management, tourism information technology and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional work placement (internship) component.
|Graduate Attribute||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 and hotel 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
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
1 year full-time
|Location||Session||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Melbourne - The Hotel School||1||N/A||N/A|
|Sydney - The Hotel School||1||N/A||N/A|
|Gold Coast||1||$24,880 ($3,110 per unit)||066578A|
|Melbourne - The Hotel School||1||$24,880 ($3,110 per unit)||086103D|
|Sydney - The Hotel School||1||$24,880 ($3,110 per unit)||086103D|
See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.
To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management students must successfully complete 8 units (96 credit points) comprising:
- 1 core unit
- 7 elective units.
Schedule of units
|Title||Level of learning||Note|
|MNG81001 - Management Communication||Introductory|
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|
|Select seven (7) units from the following:|
|MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments||Intermediate|
|MNG03217 - The Positive Leader||Introductory|
|MKT00720 - Marketing||Intermediate|
|MNG03218 - Managing Information Systems||Advanced|
|MNG91002 - Entrepreneurship||Introductory|
|ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers||Introductory|
|MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management||Introductory|
|MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems||Introductory|
|MKT01762 - Contemporary Hotel and Tourism Issues||Introductory|