Course summary

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 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 and hotel 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


Course overview

Course code

1104030

Course abbreviation

GradDipIntTour&HotelMgt

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
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School 1 N/A N/A
Online 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
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

Course requirements

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

  1. To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management students must successfully complete 8 units (96 credit points) comprising:
    1. 1 core unit
    2. 7 elective units.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

MNG81001 - Management Communication Introductory

Electives


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
MNG81001 - Management Communication Introductory
Choose 3 units from Electives
Year 1, Session 2
Choose 4 units from Electives

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
MNG81001 - Management Communication Introductory
Choose 1 unit from Electives
Year 1, Session 2
Choose 2 units from Electives
Year 1, Session 3
Choose 2 units from Electives
Year 2 , Session 1
Choose 2 units from Electives