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Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership

Graduate Diploma

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    GradDipBusGHL

  • Course code

    1108430

  • Credit points

    96

  • Equivalent units

    8

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership provides an introduction to advanced study in contemporary leadership techniques as they apply to the global hotel and hospitality sectors.

Delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University’s unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course develops applied business skills to support graduates progress their leadership careers in contemporary global hotel industries. Graduates will be prepared to succeed in a middle management role across a range of hotel and hospitality settings.

The curriculum is built on hotel leadership/management principles. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma may choose to progress to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership where they will be exposed to a series of higher-level self-management approaches to learning.

Southern Cross University was rated in the world's top 75 universities in tourism and hospitality management by the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Graduates enjoy excellent prospects – 95 per cent are employed before or shortly after graduation (The Hotel School Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Course Learning Outcome

Apply critical thinking and intellectual independence to investigate problems in a contemporary hotel context.

Investigate, critically analyse, interpret knowledge in the field of hotel and hospitality leadership

Apply creative thinking to solve problems that require adapting to new situations and changing circumstances.

Generate ideas and concepts relating to hotel business operations

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ethical standards and professionalism that apply in a hotel industry context

Apply professional ethical frameworks and sustainable practices to hotel organisations

Contextualise knowledge of recent developments in the global hotel context

Demonstrate integrated theoretical knowledge in the study of hotel leadership and management and apply these principles in professional contexts

Reflect on and regulate learning and research, with personal autonomy and accountability, using well-developed information literacy skills.

Demonstrate judgement in planning and decision making

Develop and communicate ideas clearly, coherently and effectively to others in the field and to broader audiences

Demonstrate self-awareness and apply empathy in professional practice.

Demonstrate an understanding of team dynamics and reflect and improve on becoming 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

Be aware of importance of culture and diversity within the global hotel industry

This course comprises core units in communication, leadership and the global hotel landscape with the opportunity to select from a range of elective units covering hotel and hospitality operations and management.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Brisbane - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Term 1 , Term 3 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Requirements

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.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 3 core units (36 credit points); and
  • 5 Option units (60 credit points).

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate of Business in Global Hotel Leadership after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points).

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

COMM5001 Advanced Communication
Term1,3,5
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Gold Coast
Term1
Term1
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3
Term1,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL5001 The Global Hotel Landscape
Term1,3,5
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL5002 The Global Hotel Leader
Term2,4
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Online
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

COMM5001 Advanced Communication
HOTL5001 The Global Hotel Landscape
HOTL5002 The Global Hotel Leader

Option Units

Select five (5) units from the following:
HOTL5003 Hotel Property and Operations
HOTL6002 Creating the Hotel Customer
HOTL6003 Talent and Culture
HOTL6007 Innovation and Enterprise
HOTL5004 Sustainable Hotel Management
HOTL6004 Disruption in Global Hospitality