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Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Masters by Coursework

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Start Date

  • Duration

    2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
    Depending on unit availabilities, previous study or work experience, students may be able to complete their degree in a shorter duration than indicated.

  • Location

  • Placements

    NA

  • Course abbreviation

    MintTour&HotelMgt

  • Course code

    1207320

  • Credit points

    192

  • Equivalent units

    16

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

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.

Students who have completed a relevant Bachelor degree may receive four units of advanced standing towards the Masters degree.

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.

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: tourist behaviour, tourism planning, business events, event planning and design, environmental management for hotels and attractions, service management, gaming behaviour and strategic gaming management.

Students also undertake an independent research project towards the end of their study.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A
New Zealand - MIT Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3 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

  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 comprising:
    1. All units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules;
    2. Four (4) units from Part B of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    3. Four (4) units from Part C of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.

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

  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 comprising:
    1. All units from Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules;
    2. Four (4) units from Part B of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    3. Four (4) units from Part C of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.

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 Level of learning Notes
Session 1, Year 1
MKT01906 -  International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 -  Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Session 2, Year 1
ACC00724 -  Accounting for Managers Introductory
BUS00913 -  Business Research Methods Advanced
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Session 3, Year 1
MNG03217 -  Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 -  Marketing Intermediate
MNG93003 -  Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Level of learning Notes
Session 1, Year 1
Choose 3 units from: Part C
Session 2, Year 1
ACC00724 -  Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 1 unit from: Part C
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Session 3, Year 1
MNG03217 -  Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 -  Marketing Intermediate
Session 1, Year 2
MKT01907 -  Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
MKT01906 -  International Tourism Systems Introductory
1 unit from: Part B
Session 2, Year 2
BUS00913 -  Business Research Methods Advanced
2 units from: Part B
Session 3, Year 2
MNG93003 -  Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Level of learning Notes
Session 1, Year 1
Choose 4 units from: Part C
Session 2, Year 1
ACC00724 -  Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 3 units from: Part B
Session 3, Year 1
MNG03217 -  Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 -  Marketing Intermediate
BUS00913 -  Business Research Methods Advanced
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Session 1, Year 2
MKT01907 -  Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
MKT01906 -  International Tourism Systems Introductory
MNG93003 -  Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Level of learning Notes
Session 1, Year 1
MKT01906 -  International Tourism Systems Introductory
MKT01907 -  Tourism and Hospitality Management Introductory
Choose 1 unit from: Part B
Session 2, Year 1
ACC00724 -  Accounting for Managers Introductory
Choose 2 units from: Part B
Session 3, Year 1
MNG03217 -  Leading and Managing People Introductory
MKT00720 -  Marketing Intermediate
BUS00913 -  Business Research Methods Advanced
Session 1, Year 2
MNG93003 -  Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1
Choose 1 unit from: Part B

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 MNG03236 Tourism and Hotel Professional Development, in preparation for Internship.

Note 3:

Not available 2015

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A – 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
BUS00913 Business Research Methods Advanced
MNG93003 Industry Research Project Advanced Note 1

Part B

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
MNG00501 Contemporary Gaming Operations Introductory Note 3
MNG00503 Strategic Issues in Gaming Management Introductory Note 3
MNG00272 Business Events Management Intermediate
MNG00273 Events Management Intermediate
MNG00912 Environmental Management for Hotels and Attractions Introductory
MKT01909 Service Management for Tourism and Hospitality Introductory
MKT01760 Tourism Planning Environments Intermediate
MKT01762 Contemporary Hotel and Tourism Issues Introductory
ISY00244 Information and Communication Technology for Tourism Introductory
MNG03236 Business Professional Development Introductory Note 2
MNG03237 Tourism and Hotel Internship Advanced Note 1, Note 2

Part C

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
TRM20001 Tourist Behaviour and Interactions Intermediate
HMS00423 Sustainable Tourism Intermediate
MKT00128 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion Intermediate
MNG01222 Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations Intermediate
SCI00419 Food and Beverage Management Intermediate
MKT00204 Special Interest Tourism Intermediate
MNG10724 Coastal and Marine Tourism Intermediate
MKT01425 Tourism in Pacific Asia Intermediate
MNG10228 Production Management for Conventions and Events Intermediate
MNG10723 Hospitality: History, Politics and Culture Advanced
MNG00314 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
MNG00417 Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Advanced
MKT01420 Convention and Exhibition Planning Intermediate