Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management

2021 course information for Domestic Students
2021 course information for International Students

updated 11:43 AM on Wed, 22 September

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR
N/A
Duration
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
2 years full-time
Location
Brisbane - The Hotel School, Hayman Island - Hotel School, Melbourne - The Hotel School, Sydney - The Hotel School
Brisbane - The Hotel School, Melbourne - The Hotel School, Sydney - The Hotel School
Start date
March, July, November
February, June, October
Course code
2206700
Course abbreviation
AssocDegIntHotelTourMgt
Credit points
192
Equivalent units
16
CRICOS
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Fees
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Fees
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Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

Course overview
The Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management is a one-of-a-kind course, combining a rigorous academic curriculum with an integrated learning experience in a paid internship. 
 
You will develop practical knowledge in both front and back-of-house through units of study in food and beverage operations, accommodations, operations, and finance. You will have access to 880 hours of paid internships and, on successful completion of the course, will be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School with two years' credit. 
 
This course is offered at The Hotel School Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and on the Hayman Island Resort campus, where you can live, study and work in a 5-star resort.
 
On the Hayman Island Resort campus, students are integrated into the Resort business. With Executive team mentors, you are are progressively engaged and exposed to departmental and executive level management. You'll not only work in hands-on Resort roles, you will also analyse performance with departmental managers and work on continual improvement of both functional roles and departmental performance. 
The Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management is a one-of-a-kind course, combining a rigorous academic curriculum with an integrated learning experience in a paid internship. 
 
You will develop practical knowledge in both front and back-of-house through units of study in food and beverage operations, accommodations, operations, and finance. You will have access to 880 hours of paid internships and, on successful completion of the course, will be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School with two years' credit. 
 
This course is offered at The Hotel School Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and on the Hayman Island Resort campus, where you can live, study and work in a 5-star resort.
 
On the Hayman Island Resort campus, students are integrated into the Resort business. With Executive team mentors, you are are progressively engaged and exposed to departmental and executive level management. You'll not only work in hands-on Resort roles, you will also analyse performance with departmental managers and work on continual improvement of both functional roles and departmental performance. 

Current Southern Cross students – to access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook.

Entry requirements

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

Language 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

CategoryScore
Overall Score5.5
Reading5.5
Writing5.5
Listening5.0
Speaking5.0

About the course

Domestic students

LocationTeaching period
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3
Hayman Island - Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)104631D
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)104631D
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)104631D
 Notice

Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, and are subject to change, including annual increases over the duration of a course. Annual tuition fee is based on completing 8 units per year. In addition students are required to pay OSHC for the duration of their visa in advance. Non-tuition fee covers textbooks, stationery and excursions.

How to apply

Where and when do you want to study?

Applications for this course are made directly to Southern Cross University via our online application service.

Australian/Domestic students

Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021

International students studying in Australia

Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021
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Why choose SCU?

Excellence in research

Outstanding ratings of 'at world standard' or above in 23 research fields.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Top 200 Young Universities

Only 25 years young and ranked in the top 200 universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Outstanding student support

5-Star Student Support across undergraduate and postgraduate studies

Good Universities Guide 2021

Learning outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Course Learning Outcome

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy

CLO3: Business Acumen

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO6: Entrepreneurship

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO3: Business Acumen

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy

CLO3: Business Acumen

CLO6: Entrepreneurship

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO4: Interpersonal Skills

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship


Assessment methods

There is a variety of assessment methods in this course, such as reports and journals, videos and in-class presentations, as well as the use of online ePortfolios, blogs and wikis are all used across the course.

A very strong link will be made between learning assessments and the Resort itself - live cases and data will be used and integrated into assessment.

Written Assessments

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Projects
  • Online: Blogs / Wikis
  • Examinations
Oral Assessments
  • Presentations
  • Recorded videos
Multi-media presentations.
Teaching methods

The Hotel School Hayman Island Resort students will experience a unique teaching delivery process, learning within the operating Resort. Both academic and Resort staff will run classes, using a variety of approaches including seminars, case studies and problem solving, and teaching classes within specific departmental surrounds, as appropriate.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course will be strongly positioned to secure operations and supervisory work in hotel and resort departments such as rooms division, food and beverage, sales and marketing, banqueting and events. These positions may be in Australia or overseas.

Graduates are also eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School metro campuses with two-years’ credit. 

Professional placement

Students complete 880 hours of paid internship as part of their studies at the Resort, providing practical experience across various departments. Industry experts at the resort contribute to the delivery of the course through a guest speaker series, as well as management offering mentorship and guidance through the internship.

Ask a question

Domestic future
students

Call 1800 626 481 during business hours.

International future
students

Call +61 2 6620 3876 during business hours.

Current
students

Email: enquiry@scu.edu.au
Call 1800 005 687 during business hours.


Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management, students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) comprising:

Exit Award

Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Hotel Management after completing the equivalent of 8 core units (96 credit points).

 


Course structure


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

EDUC1001Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003Quantitative Methods with Economics
COMM1001Communication in Organisations
ACCT1001Accounting and Finance for Business
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
HOTL1001Hospitality Services Management
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
HOSP3001Professional Hospitality Experience I
HOSP3002Professional Hospitality Experience II
HOSP3003Professional Hospitality Experience III
HOSP3004Professional Hospitality Experience IV
HOSP1001Introduction to Professional Practice
MRKT1001Marketing Principles
HOTL2007Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations
HOTL2008Production Management for Conventions and Events


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