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Course summary

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. 
DurationLocationSession

2F/4P

Brisbane - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Hayman Island - Hotel School1, 2, 3
Melbourne - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Sydney - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
DurationLocationSession

2F

Brisbane - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Melbourne - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Sydney - The Hotel School1, 2, 3

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.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy

CLO3: Business Acumen

Creativity

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO6: Entrepreneurship

Ethical practice

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO3: Business Acumen

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship

Knowledge of a discipline

CLO2: Numeracy + Data Literacy

CLO3: Business Acumen

CLO6: Entrepreneurship

Lifelong learning

CLO1: Personal Disposition

Communication and social skills

CLO4: Interpersonal Skills

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship

Cultural competence

CLO1: Personal Disposition

CLO5: Leadership

CLO7: Global Citizenship

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Notice

The information on this page may be subject to change over time. Please check this web page again before acting and see our disclaimer

From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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