Course summary

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is designed for students who wish to gain a higher degree to help them secure senior management employment in tourism or hospitality organisations. It equips graduates with advanced business acumen, management skills and specialised industry knowledge considered essential for managerial-level graduates. Graduates of this course will emerge as confident leaders, sensitive to complex issues and challenges that at times confront the global tourism and hotel industries.

The degree is flexible, enabling students to choose a study plan that matches their career path. Students study core business management units then select from a range of specialised units relevant to their career path including tourism management, gaming management, hotel management and convention and event management.

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management are also available. Applicants who have completed a relevant bachelor degree will receive four units of advanced standing towards this degree. 

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is designed for students who wish to gain a higher degree to help them secure senior management employment in tourism or hospitality organisations. It equips graduates with advanced business acumen, management skills and specialised industry knowledge considered essential for managerial-level graduates. Graduates of this course will emerge as confident leaders, sensitive to complex issues and challenges that at times confront the global tourism and hotel industries.

The degree is flexible, enabling students to choose a study plan that matches their career path. Students study core business management units then select from a range of specialised units relevant to their career path including tourism management, gaming management, hotel management and convention and event management.

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management are also available. Applicants who have completed a relevant bachelor degree will receive four units of advanced standing towards this degree. 

The course provides a comprehensive study of aspects of tourism and hotel management from both theoretical and practical 'real world' perspectives taught by academics with industry backgrounds.

In addition to the core units, students choose from a range of elective topics including:

  • tourism planning
  • business events
  • environmental management for hotels and attractions
  • service management.

Students also undertake an independent research project (equal to two units), towards the end of their degree, to focus on an aspect of tourism that interests them. 

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Make informed decisions and demonstrate autonomous discernment in relation to a range of contexts

Investigate, critically analyse, synthesise and interpret complex knowledge in the field of tourism and hotel management

Justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions

Creativity

Apply creative, strategic and critical thinking to expert problem-solving and be adaptive to new circumstances

Generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at both an abstract and practical level

Ethical practice

Demonstrate superior knowledge and understanding of ethical standards and professionalism

Evaluate and analyse 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 advanced and integrated knowledge of recent developments in tourism and hotel management within local and international contexts

Demonstrate advanced and integrated theoretical knowledge in the study of tourism and hotel management

Apply research principles and methods appropriate to the industry

Lifelong learning

Utilize independent and expert learning skills, reflective practice, and a high level of information literacy skills for lifelong learning

Demonstrate expert judgement in planning and decision making

Plan and execute a capstone research-based project and/or piece of scholarship

Communication and social skills

Interpret, develop and communicate 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

Justify and interpret cultural, environmental and economic impacts

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 high growth area.

Students are responsible for securing their internship placement and are given extensive assistance in interview and application procedures, access to an extensive database of potential employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated Work Integrated Learning team.


Course overview

Course code

1207320

Course abbreviation

MintTour&HotelMgt

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

Duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
New Zealand - MIT Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $23,680 ($2,960 per unit) 085173J
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 $23,680 ($2,960 per unit) 086101F
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 $23,680 ($2,960 per unit) 086101F

Course requirements

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

  1. To be eligible for the award of Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management a candidate shall successfully complete not less than 16 units (192 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units from Part A; and
    2. four (4) units from Part B; and
    3. four (4) units from Part C
  2. A candidate, who, while enrolled in the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, has completed the requirements for the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management may elect to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management following withdrawal from candidature for the Master award.
  3. A candidate, who, while enrolled in the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management may elect to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management following withdrawal from candidature for the Master award.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

All Part A units must be completed

Core Units

MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MNG03217 - The Positive Leader Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Part B

Part C


Course progressions

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. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Choose 4 units from: Part C
Year 1, Session 2
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Year 1, Session 3
MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Year 2, Session 1
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Year 1, Session 2
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Year 1, Session 3
MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Choose 3 units from: Part C
Year 1, Session 2
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Choose 1 unit from: Part C
Year 1, Session 3
MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Year 2, Session 1
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Year 2, Session 2
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Year 2, Session 3,
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Year 1, Session 2
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Year 1, Session 3
MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Year 2, Session 1
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
Choose 1 unit from: Part B

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

Choose 4 units from Part C

Year 1, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

Choose 3 units from Part C

Year 1, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 3

Choose 3 units from Part B

Year 3, Session 1

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 1, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

Choose 4 units from Part C

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 2 units from Part B

Year 2, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

Choose 3 units from Part C

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 1 unit from Part C

Year 2, Session 2

MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory

Year 2, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 3, Session 1

Choose 3 units from Part B

Year 3, Session 2

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 3

MNG03217 - Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 1

MKT01906 - International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 - Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 2

ACC00724 - Accounting for Managers Introductory
MKT01760 - Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Year 2, Session 3

MNG93003 - Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
Choose 1 unit from Part B

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit
Note 2: 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 MNG0326 Tourism and Hotel Professional Development, in preparation for Internship.
Note 3: This unit available only for Sydney and Melbourne locations.