Course summary

This double degree is specifically designed to give graduates a competitive edge in a dynamic and diverse industry that offers opportunities to travel and work in some of the most attractive destinations in the world.

The course combines advanced subjects in business and tourism management with the core business knowledge and management skills development of a MBA, including entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning, systems and contemporary hotel management.

An Industry Research Project unit provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate self-motivation and discipline in determining and developing their own study project. This project develops students’ research enquiry and skills through a scholarly piece of work that explores a topic of individual interest in-depth.

Graduates are well-suited for senior management roles in business, hotel management or tourism. 

There are no majors in this course but subjects cover advanced subjects in business and tourism management,  entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning, systems and contemporary hotel management.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Creativity

Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.

Ethical practice

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Communication and social skills

Apply expert communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

As part of this course, 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 dynamic industry.


Course overview

Course code

1229102

Course abbreviation

MITHM, MBA

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Domestic duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

International duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast 2 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 2 $26,400 ($3,300 per unit) 097604C

Course requirements

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

To be eligible to receive the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration, students must complete 192 credit points, comprising:

  • 12 core units, and
  • 36 credit points in electives.

Course progressions

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

Notes

Note 1: The MNG03237 Tourism and Hotel Internship unit is equivalent to two units, usually completed over a 10-week (300 hours) period towards the completion of the degree. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement. Students who wish to enrol in MNG03237 must first complete MNG03236 Business Professional Development, in preparation for Internship.