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Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership

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  • Course abbreviation

    MBusGHL

  • Course code

    1209230

  • Credit points

    192

  • Equivalent units

    16

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

Developed in collaboration with AccorHotels, InterContinental Hotel Group and TFE Hotel Group, the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership is designed for future leaders in the hotel, tourism and leisure industry with a desire to accelerate their career progression.

This course will help participants to develop an advanced level of understanding of hotel operations and the principles behind hotel asset management, service design and delivery systems, operational models and disruptive technologies.

There is also a strong focus on business management and leadership skills to meet the needs of entrepreneurs who want to operate their own business.

The course includes an optional professional internship and is delivered through the University's Hotel School, a unique partnership with Mulpha Australia.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise complex business problems via sophisticated digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short and medium and long term in complex and dynamic settings.

Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities in dynamic and complex environments

Take calculated risks to achieve results within dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges.

GA2: Creativity

Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities in dynamic and complex environments

Take calculated risks to achieve results within dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges.

GA3: Ethical practice

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 dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges.

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline specific knowledge and skills with a rigorous yet nuanced global perspective.

Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic, unpredictable and complex and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in complex settings that require sophisticated judgement of competing interests.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Interpret, analyse and explain operating data and financial reports; conceptualise, model, and visualise complex business problems via sophisticated digital tools; and make data-driven recommendations and decisions for the short and medium and long term in complex and dynamic settings

Make commercially astute recommendations and decisions and recognise and pursue internal and external commercial opportunities in dynamic and complex environments

Take calculated risks to achieve results within dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges.

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline specific knowledge and skills with a rigorous yet nuanced global perspective.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic, unpredictable and complex and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in complex settings that require sophisticated judgement of competing interests.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Use appropriate communication approaches for various audiences, including guests, fellow staff members, superiors and external stakeholders and develop and apply nuanced functional and strategic solutions for contexts that are complex, dynamic and ambiguous, and even contradictory.

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 dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline specific knowledge and skills with a rigorous yet nuanced global perspective.

GA7: Cultural competence

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 dynamic and undefined environments in response to complex and conflicting challenges

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline specific knowledge and skills with a rigorous yet nuanced global perspective

Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic, unpredictable and complex and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within broad parameters in complex settings that require sophisticated judgement of competing interests.

Use appropriate communication approaches for various audiences, including guests, fellow staff members, superiors and external stakeholders and develop and apply nuanced functional and strategic solutions for contexts that are complex, dynamic and ambiguous, and even contradictory.

This course includes an optional internship. Internships are integral to our degrees, giving you the opportunity to explore your career options, as you gain valuable on-the-job experience and build your professional networks. Internships may be undertaken within Australia or internationally, in any sector of tourism and hospitality.

The course comprises a suite of core units to develop your advanced communications and leadership skills, as well as a choice of electives covering topics as diverse as supply chains, strategic operations, revenue and analytics.

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 Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • 10 core units (120 credit points); and
  • 6 option units (72 credit points).

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points) comprising 3 core units and 5 option units.

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) comprising 3 core units and 1 option unit.

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 Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • 10 core units (120 credit points); and
  • 6 option units (72 credit points).

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points) comprising 3 core units and 5 option units.

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) comprising 3 core units and 1 option unit.

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

First Year

COMM5001 Advanced Communication
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
HOTL5001 The Global Hotel Landscape
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
HOTL5003 Hotel Property and 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
HOTL5002 The Global Hotel Leader
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
HOTL5004 Sustainable Hotel Management
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
HOTL6002 Creating the Hotel Customer
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
HOTL6003 Talent and Culture
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
HOTL6004 Disruption in Global Hospitality
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5

Second Year

HOTL6013 Applied Hotel Research Part A
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 HOTL6005 - Applied Hotel Research
Enrolment information Please note that Applied Research Project Part A is an advanced unit and should only be attempted towards the end of your course.
HOTL6014 Applied Hotel Research Part B
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
Pre-requisites HOTL6013 - Applied Hotel Research Part A
Anti-requisites HOTL6005 - Applied Hotel Research
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes
Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

COMM5001 Advanced Communication
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
HOTL5001 The Global Hotel Landscape
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
HOTL5003 Hotel Property and 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
HOTL5002 The Global Hotel Leader
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
HOTL5004 Sustainable Hotel Management
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
HOTL6002 Creating the Hotel Customer
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
HOTL6003 Talent and Culture
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
HOTL6004 Disruption in Global Hospitality
Term1,3,5
12
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5

Second Year

HOTL5007 Professional Industry Development
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
Option Unit
HOTL6013 Applied Hotel Research Part A
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 HOTL6005 - Applied Hotel Research
Enrolment information Please note that Applied Research Project Part A is an advanced unit and should only be attempted towards the end of your course.
HOTL6014 Applied Hotel Research Part B
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
Pre-requisites HOTL6013 - Applied Hotel Research Part A
Anti-requisites HOTL6005 - Applied Hotel Research
HOTL6011 Industry Internship A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
24
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
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
Pre-requisites HOTL5007 - Professional Industry Development
Enrolment information The purpose of work integrated learning is to apply knowledge and skills from the current degree to the work placement. As such advanced standing for prior work experience will not be considered for this unit. Please note that Hotel Internship A is a double-weighted advanced unit and should only be attempted towards the end of your course.
Enrolment restrictions All internship positions will need to be approved by the Unit Assessor. A Notice of Placement form is required PRIOR to commencing the internship. Students enrolling in both Hotel Internship A and Hotel Internship B will need to submit a request for further Unit Assessor approval.
HOTL6012 Industry Internship B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
24
Location Domestic International
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
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
Pre-requisites HOTL6011 - Industry Internship A
Enrolment information The purpose of work integrated learning is to apply knowledge and skills from the current degree to the work placement. As such advanced standing for prior work experience will not be considered for this unit. Please note that Hotel Internship B is a double-weighted advanced unit and should only be attempted towards the end of your course.
Enrolment restrictions All internship positions will need to be approved by the Unit Assessor. A Notice of Placement form is required PRIOR to commencing the internship. Students enrolling in both Hotel Internship A and Hotel Internship B will need to submit a request for further Unit Assessor approval.

Note 1:

Double-weighted, Dual Term Unit

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

HOTL5001 The Global Hotel Landscape
HOTL5002 The Global Hotel Leader
HOTL5003 Hotel Property and Operations
HOTL5004 Sustainable Hotel Management
HOTL6002 Creating the Hotel Customer
HOTL6003 Talent and Culture
HOTL6004 Disruption in Global Hospitality
COMM5001 Advanced Communication
HOTL6013 Applied Hotel Research Part A
HOTL6014 Applied Hotel Research Part B

Option Units

Choose 6 units from the following:
HOTL6006 Advanced Hotel Property and Operations
HOTL6007 Innovation and Enterprise
HOTL6008 Leading Food and Beverage Supply Chains
HOTL6009 Strategic Rooms Division
HOTL6010 Revenue and Analytics
HOTL5007 Professional Industry Development
HOTL6011 Industry Internship A Note 1
HOTL6012 Industry Internship B Note 1
HOTL6001 The Hotel Asset Ecosystem
HOTL5005 Events: Operations and Management
HOTL5006 Issues in Contemporary Hospitality