Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management

2022 course information for Domestic Students
2022 course information for International Students

updated 12:17 PM on Wed, 22 September

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR
N/A
Duration
3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
3 years full-time
Location
Brisbane - The 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, October
February, June, October
Course code
3004145
Course abbreviation
BBusHotelMgt
Credit points
288
Equivalent units
24
CRICOS
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Fees

This is a full-fee paying course.

Fee paying
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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

Keen on a career that can take you around the world with the possibility of always learning something new? Take the first step with this innovative course.

Offered in partnership with The Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this degree will provide core business knowledge in marketing, finance, and human resources management, along with specialist industry skills in service design and innovation, accommodation operations, food and beverage management, asset protection and security.

Graduates undertake a variety of professional positions in the hotels, hospitality and service management sector in Australia and overseas. These include management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing, front office, food services, food and beverage, events and conferences.

All applicants for The Hotel Schools are selected on their individual merit. While recent academic performance or professional experience is used as an indicator of ability to undertake studies at a tertiary level, applicants will also be invited to an interview as part of the final application process.

Keen on a career that can take you around the world with the possibility of always learning something new? Take the first step with this innovative course.

Offered in partnership with The Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this degree will provide core business knowledge in marketing, finance, and human resources management, along with specialist industry skills in service design and innovation, accommodation operations, food and beverage management, asset protection and security.

Graduates undertake a variety of professional positions in the hotels, hospitality and service management sector in Australia and overseas. These include management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing, front office, food services, food and beverage, events and conferences.

All applicants for The Hotel Schools are selected on their individual merit. While recent academic performance or professional experience is used as an indicator of ability to undertake studies at a tertiary level, applicants will also be invited to an interview as part of the final application process.

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 Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management must complete the interview process 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
Overall6.0
Listeningminimum 5.5
Readingminimum 5.5
Speakingminimum 5.5
Writingminimum 5.5

About the course

Studies include key operational subjects such as food and beverage, accommodation operations, and introduction to professional practice, together with introductory management subjects including finance, marketing and hospitality management. Students also develop advanced analytical, strategic, and management skills.

Domestic students

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

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)086102E
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)086102E
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)086102E
 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

STAR Early Offer

If you're a current Year 12 student you can register for our STAR Early Offer program and may be eligible to receive an early offer based on your School Principal's recommendation. STAR Early Offers must be undertaken in Session 1.

Apply for your STAR Early Offer
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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

Make decisions and exercise judgement in relation to hotel operations and management

Review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in hotel management

Demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking with highly developed problem-solving skills

Demonstrate an understanding of ethical standards and professionalism

Evaluate issues with reference to sound ethical framework/s and sustainable practices

Act with integrity and responsibility in professional practice

Demonstrate substantial knowledge of hotel operations and management within both local and international contexts

Have a deep understanding of those skills relevant to working and managing in hotel settings

Demonstrate independent learning skills, reflection in practice, and information literacy skills for lifelong learning

Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship

Communicate clearly, coherently and effectively, and be self-aware and empathetic

Demonstrate understanding of team dynamics and the ability to be effective team members

Demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity and the relationship between people in a range of professional and community contexts

Demonstrate awareness of the cultural, environmental and economic impacts of hotel management


Assessment methods

Students are assessed in each unit on the basis of written and/or oral assignments. These may include researched essays, reports, presentations, case studies, portfolios, online discussions, tests and exams, as well as more interactive assessments such as blogs, wikis, online discussion boards and multi-media presentations. Students may also be asked to participate in group work as well as individual assignments. The weighting of assessment marks between assignments and examinations varies.

Teaching methods

Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, online discussion forums, work experience, field trips, guest speakers and industry engagement. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Work Integrated Learning and Industry Engagement are critical aspects of this course. Student learn through ongoing activities that connect them with industry practitioners from a range of hotel and/or hospitality organisations.

Career opportunities

Professional positions in hospitality and service management in Australia and overseas; management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing, front office, food services, food and beverage, events and conferences and general management. 

Professional placement
A compulsory six-month professional hospitality placement is a key feature of the course and counts as four core units of the degree. This may be completed in Australia or overseas. All students establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 
 
Students are responsible for securing their internship placement and are given extensive assistance in interview and application procedures, access to a database of potential employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated Work Integrated Learning team.

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 Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points), comprising:
Exit Awards
 
Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Business in Hotel Management after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising 16 core units.
 
Students may be eligible to exit with the Diploma of Business Administration after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points) comprising 8 core units.

Course structure


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

ACCT2005Hospitality and Tourism Financial Management
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Business (THS)
HOTL1006Organisational Communications
HOTL1004Introduction to Business Law (THS)
HOTL1005Marketing Principles (THS)
HOTL3001Competitive Strategy (THS)
HOTL1001Hospitality Services Management
HOTL2007Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations
HOSP1001Introduction to Professional Practice
HOSP3001Professional Hospitality Experience I Note 1
HOTL3004The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner (THS)
HOTL1003Managing Organisations (THS)
HOSP3002Professional Hospitality Experience II Note 1
HOTL3003Research for Business and Tourism (THS)
HOSP3003Professional Hospitality Experience III Note 1
HOTL3002Entrepreneurship and Innovation (THS)
HOSP3004Professional Hospitality Experience IV Note 1
HOSP2004The Sustainable Hotel Environment
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
HOTL2006Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
HOTL2005Festival and Special Events Planning
HOTL2008Production Management for Conventions and Events
HOSP2005Food and Beverage Management
HOSP2006Revenue and Yield Management for Tourism and Hospitality Note 2


Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableNotes

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

First Year

ACCT2005Hospitality and Tourism Financial Management
Session2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Business (THS)
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Anti-requisitesACC00150 Using Financial Information AND ACC10249 Financial Information for Decision Making
HOTL1006Organisational Communications
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL1004Introduction to Business Law (THS)
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL1005Marketing Principles (THS)
Session2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL3001Competitive Strategy (THS)
Session2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Pre-requisites144 Credit Points
Anti-requisitesMNG00417 - Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises
Enrolment informationIt is strongly recommended that you have completed the following unit prior to enrolling in this unit, or equivalent units from other schools/institutions. MNG10247 Managing Organisations or HOTL1003 - Managing Organisations (THS) You will need access to a computer and reliable internet connection.
HOTL1001Hospitality Services Management
Session2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Second Year

HOTL2007Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations
Session2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOSP1001Introduction to Professional Practice
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Anti-requisitesBUSN2001 - Professional Development for the Workplace
HOSP3001Professional Hospitality Experience I
Session1,2,3
Note 1

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL3004The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner (THS)
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Pre-requisitesHOTL1003 - Managing Organisations (THS)
HOTL1003Managing Organisations (THS)
Session1

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Anti-requisitesMNG00111 Fundamentals of Management
HOSP3002Professional Hospitality Experience II
Session1,2,3
Note 1

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOTL3003Research for Business and Tourism (THS)
Session1,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Enrolment informationThis is an advanced unit. It is highly recommended that students take this unit after having completed an tourism or management unit.
HOSP3003Professional Hospitality Experience III
Session1,2,3
Note 1

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Third Year

BUSN3003Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Session2,3
Term3,5

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Enrolment informationStudents will be expected to have completed and passed introductory units in business and/or tourism including accounting, marketing and management from School of Business and Tourism or similar units from other discipline areas or institutions
HOSP3004Professional Hospitality Experience IV
Session1,2,3
Note 1

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

HOSP2004The Sustainable Hotel Environment
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Anti-requisitesMNG10225 Introduction to Convention and Event Tourism
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
Session1,2,3

2022 unit offering information will be available in November 2021

Option Unit
Option Unit
Option Unit


Notes

Note 1: All Internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator prior to commencement.
Note 2: This unit available only for Sydney and Melbourne locations.

Unit groups

Option Unit

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
HOTL2006Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
HOTL2005Festival and Special Events Planning
HOTL2008Production Management for Conventions and Events
HOSP2005Food and Beverage Management
HOSP2006Revenue and Yield Management for Tourism and Hospitality Note 2

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