From Australia to all the compass points of the world, the tourism and hospitality industry is your passport to an international career.
The Graduate Diploma of International Tourism and Hotel Management is geared towards improving your prospects of a leadership role in a thriving market, whether you are already working in the industry or you are looking for a career change.
You will study tourism theory, entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning and contemporary hotel management, all with a view to taking you closer to senior roles in this global and diverse industry.
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is also a pathway to further study. Graduates are awarded eight units of advanced standing towards the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.
This course comprises a core management communication unit and a choice of electives covering leadership, marketing and accounting, management, information systems, entrepreneurship and contemporary issues in the sector.
|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|
|Gold Coast||1||$26,400 ($3,300 per unit)||066578A|
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
|Note 1:||It is recommended that students try to commence with Introductory level units, followed by Intermediate and Advanced level units. This may not always be possible as units in this program will be available at different locations and during different. Sessions throughout the year. Click the unit name to find out more information on where and when the unit is offered before 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|