Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management

2023 course information for Domestic Students
2023 course information for International Students

updated 6:02 AM on Tue, 13 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, Hayman Island - Hotel School, Melbourne - The Hotel School, Sydney - The Hotel School
Start date
March, July, October
February, June, October
Course code
2206700
Course abbreviation
AssocDegIntHotelTourMgt
Credit points
192
Equivalent units
16
CRICOS
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Fees
Fee paying
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.

Domestic students wishing to enter the Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management must complete an interview prior to entry into the course.

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 Score6.0
Reading5.5
Writing5.5
Listening5.5
Speaking5.5

About the course

Domestic students

LocationTeaching period
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5
Hayman Island - Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  5
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$30,640 ($3,830 per unit)104631D
Hayman Island - Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  5$30,640 ($3,830 per unit)104631D
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$30,640 ($3,830 per unit)104631D
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$30,640 ($3,830 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

Early Offer

If you're a current Year 12 student you can register for our Early Offer program. You may be eligible to receive an early offer based on your School Principal's recommendation.

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International students studying in Australia

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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 any 8 core units (96 credit points).

 


Course structure


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

EDUC1001Language and Learning in your Discipline
HOTL1007The Foundations of Hospitality
HOTL1006Business Communications
HOTL1003Management Practices
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
HOTL1001Hospitality Services Management
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
HOTL1005Marketing Fundamentals
HOSP1001Introduction to Professional Practice
HOSP3001Professional Hospitality Experience I
HOSP3002Professional Hospitality Experience II
TOUR2002The Cruise Industry
HOTL2011Global Aviation
HOTL2004Event Operations Management


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

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableNotes

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

First Year

EDUC1001Language and Learning in your Discipline
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
MelbourneN/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
N/A
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/A
Term1
PerthN/A
Term1,3,5
SydneyN/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOSP1001Introduction to Professional Practice
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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
Anti-requisitesBUSN2001 - Professional Development for the Workplace
HOTL1007The Foundations of Hospitality
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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
HOTL1006Business Communications
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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
HOTL1001Hospitality Services Management
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP3001Professional Hospitality Experience I
Term1,2,3,4,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term3,4,5
Term3,4,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5

Second Year

HOTL2011Global Aviation
Term3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term5
Term5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term3,5
Term3,5
HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Hotel Operations
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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
Anti-requisitesACC00150 Using Financial Information AND ACC10249 Financial Information for Decision Making
HOTL1003Management Practices
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Anti-requisitesMNG00111 Fundamentals of Management
TOUR2002The Cruise Industry
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2
Term2
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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-requisitesMNG10225 Introduction to Convention and Event Tourism
HOTL1005Marketing Fundamentals
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
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
HOTL2004Event Operations Management
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term2,4
Term2,4
HOSP3002Professional Hospitality Experience II
Term1,2,3,4,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Term3,4,5
Term3,4,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,2,3,4,5
Term1,2,3,4,5



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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: Reflect on, critically analyse, and judge their own professional conduct and performance in tourism/hospitality/events settings that are dynamic and analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

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 term.

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

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

CLO6: Entrepreneurship - Take calculated risks to achieve results within very well defined environments in response to clearly identified 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 analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

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

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

CLO7: Global Citizenship - Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.

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 term.

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

CLO6: Entrepreneurship - Take calculated risks to achieve results within very well defined environments in response to clearly identified 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 analyse their consequent impacts; describe, analyse, and prioritise theoretical areas to improve their own professional conduct and performance within clearly defined parameters.

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

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

CLO7: Global Citizenship - Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.

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

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

CLO7: Global Citizenship -Demonstrate and apply well delineated discipline specific knowledge and skills with an emerging global perspective.


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

When studying on Hayman Island, 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.

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