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Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management

Bachelors Degree

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    BBHM

  • Course code

    3007005

  • Credit points

    288

  • Equivalent units

    24

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

Keen on a career that can take you around the world with the possibility of always learning something new? Take the first step with this innovative course.

Offered in partnership with The Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this degree will provide core business knowledge in marketing, finance, and human resources management, along with specialist industry skills in service design and innovation, accommodation operations, food and beverage management, asset protection and security. A 600-hour professional placement is a key feature of this course.

Graduates are well-prepared for a variety of professional positions in the hotel, hospitality and service management sector in Australia and overseas. These include management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing, front office, food services, food and beverage, events and conferences.

All applicants for The Hotel Schools are selected on their individual merit. While recent academic performance or professional experience is used as an indicator of ability to undertake studies at a tertiary level, applicants will also be invited to an interview as part of the final application process.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

CLO1 - Personal Disposition: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and unpredictable and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in diverse settings.

CLO2 - Numeracy + Data Literacy: Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise business problems via digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short and medium and long term.

CLO3 - Business Acumen: Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities.

GA2: Creativity

CLO6 - Entrepreneurship: Take calculated risks to achieve results within reasonably well defined environments in response to identifiable challenges.

CLO1 - Personal Disposition: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and unpredictable and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in diverse settings.

GA3: Ethical practice

CLO5 - Leadership: Strive for personal and professional development and encourage and lead others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within reasonably well defined environments in response to identifiable challenges.

CLO7 - Global Citizenship: Demonstrate and apply broad discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

CLO3 - Business Acumen: Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

CLO6 - Entrepreneurship: Take calculated risks to achieve results within reasonably well defined environments in response to identifiable challenges.

CLO3 - Business Acumen: Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities.

CLO2 - Numeracy + Data Literacy: Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise business problems via digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short and medium and long term.

GA5: Lifelong learning

CLO1 - Personal Disposition: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and unpredictable and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in diverse settings.

GA6: Communication and social skills

CLO7 - Global Citizenship: Demonstrate and apply broad discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

CLO5 - Leadership: Strive for personal and professional development and encourage and lead others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within reasonably well defined environments in response to identifiable challenges.

CLO4 - Interpersonal Skills: Use appropriate communication approaches for various audiences, including guests, fellow staff members, and superiors) and develop and apply functional and strategic solutions for contexts that are complex, dynamic and ambiguous (e.g. dealing with difficult guests).

GA7: Cultural competence

CLO7 - Global Citizenship: Demonstrate and apply broad discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

CLO5 - Leadership: Strive for personal and professional development and encourage and lead others to perform at high levels, seek challenges and solve problems, and create and pursue opportunities within reasonably well defined environments in response to identifiable challenges.

CLO1 - Personal Disposition: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and unpredictable and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in diverse settings.

A 600-hour professional hospitality placement is a key feature of the course. This may be completed in Australia or overseas. All students establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 

Students choose one of the following three majors:

  • Events 
  • Hospitality 
  • Tourism 

or from a range of elective units.

Core units include key operational subjects such as food and beverage, accommodation operations, and introduction to professional practice, together with introductory management subjects including finance, marketing and hospitality management. Students also develop advanced analytical, strategic, and management skills.

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 Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points), comprising:

  • 16 core units (192 credit points), and
  • 1 eight unit major (96 credit points) OR
  • 8 option units (96 credit points) that include a maximum of 1 × 1000 level units, and a minimum of 1 × 3000 level units.

Entry requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

Language requirements

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points), comprising:

  • 16 core units (192 credit points), and
  • 1 eight unit major (96 credit points) OR
  • 8 option units (96 credit points) that include a maximum of 1 × 1000 level units, and a minimum of 1 × 3000 level units.

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 units in the following order to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
China - Guangxi UST N/A
Term5
Coffs Harbour
Term1,3
Term1,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Lismore
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne N/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby N/A
Term1
Perth N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney N/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOSP1001 Introduction to Professional Practice
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - 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
Anti-requisites BUSN2001 - Professional Development for the Workplace
HOTL1007 The Foundations of Hospitality
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
HOSP1003 Food and Beverage Operations
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
HOSP1002 Accommodation Operations
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term5
Term5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL1006 Business Communications
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,5
Term1,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL1003 Management Practices
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2
Summer Term
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Anti-requisites MGMT1001 - Managing Organisations
HOTL1005 Marketing Fundamentals
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5

Second Year

HOTL1002 Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3
Term1,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Anti-requisites ACCT1001 - Accounting and Finance for Business
Option Units OR Major Unit
HOTL3006 Hospitality Information and Technology Systems
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Option Units OR Major Unit
HOTL2009 Compliance and Ethics for Hotels
Term1,3,5
12
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
Option Units OR Major Unit
HOTL3004 Talent and Diversity
Summer Term
Term2,4
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
HOSP2006 Revenue and Yield Management for Tourism and Hospitality
Term1,3,5
12
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

Third Year

HOTL3001 Business Strategies: Process and Application
Term1,3,5
12
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
Pre-requisites 144 Credit Points
Anti-requisites BUSN3001 - Competitive Strategy
Option Units OR Major Unit
HOSP3001 Professional Hospitality Experience I
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,3,5
Summer Term
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Option Units OR Major Unit
HOSP3002 Professional Hospitality Experience II
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Summer Term
Term4,5
Summer Term
Term4,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Option Units OR Major Unit
Option Units OR Major Unit
Option Units OR Major Unit

Note 1:

Choose a maximum of 1 x 1000 level option units and a minimum of 1 x 3000 level option units

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
EDUC1001 Language and Learning in your Discipline
HOTL1007 The Foundations of Hospitality
HOSP1001 Introduction to Professional Practice
HOSP1002 Accommodation Operations
HOSP1003 Food and Beverage Operations
HOTL1006 Business Communications
HOTL1003 Management Practices
HOTL1005 Marketing Fundamentals
HOTL3004 Talent and Diversity
HOTL1002 Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
HOSP2006 Revenue and Yield Management for Tourism and Hospitality
HOTL3006 Hospitality Information and Technology Systems
HOTL2009 Compliance and Ethics for Hotels
HOTL3001 Business Strategies: Process and Application
HOSP3001 Professional Hospitality Experience I
HOSP3002 Professional Hospitality Experience II
Choose One (1) x Major or Eight (8) x Option units

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
HOTL3003 Action Research for the Hospitality Industry
HOSP2004 Sustainable Business Practices
HOTL2006 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
HOTL2012 Introduction to Conventions and Events
HOTL2004 Event Operations Management
HOTL2005 Festival and Special Events Planning
HOTL2003 Convention and Exhibition Planning

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
HOTL3003 Action Research for the Hospitality Industry
HOSP2004 Sustainable Business Practices
HOTL2006 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
TOUR1001 Tourism Theories and Practices
TOUR2002 The Cruise Industry
HOTL2011 Global Aviation
HOTL2001 Special Interest Tourism

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
HOTL3003 Action Research for the Hospitality Industry
HOSP2004 Sustainable Business Practices
HOTL2006 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
HOTL2010 Food Services Management
HOTL2007 Facilities Planning and Design
HOTL3002 The Hospitality Entrepreneur
HOTL3005 Economics and Risk in Hospitality

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
HOTL1001 Hospitality Services Management
HOTL3003 Action Research for the Hospitality Industry
HOSP2004 Sustainable Business Practices
HOTL2006 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
TOUR1001 Tourism Theories and Practices
TOUR2002 The Cruise Industry
HOTL2011 Global Aviation
HOTL2001 Special Interest Tourism
HOTL2010 Food Services Management
HOTL2007 Facilities Planning and Design
HOTL3002 The Hospitality Entrepreneur
HOTL3005 Economics and Risk in Hospitality
HOTL2012 Introduction to Conventions and Events
HOTL2004 Event Operations Management
HOTL2005 Festival and Special Events Planning
HOTL2003 Convention and Exhibition Planning
Note 1