Diploma of Hotel Management

2020 course information for Domestic Students
2020 course information for International Students

updated 8:11 PM on Fri, 16 April

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR/OP
N/A
Duration
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Location
Brisbane - The Hotel School, Melbourne - The Hotel School, Online, Sydney - The Hotel School
Start date
March, July, November
Course code
2125250
Course abbreviation
DipHtlMgmt
Credit points
96
Equivalent units
8
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

Love travel, people and the thought of a career that can take you all around the world? Whether you are already working in the hotel sector or looking to make a career change, this course will develop your skills and enhance your career prospects in a dynamic, global industry.

Delivered at the Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course covers theory and practices within the industry, finance, management and communication, as well as food, beverage and accommodation operations.

Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in Australia in the Good Universities Guide 2019 for the overall experience we offer in tourism and hospitality education.

Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects - 86% of our tourism and hospitality graduates are employed shortly after graduation (QILT 2018). This course is also a pathway to further Bachelor-level studies in tourism, hospitality, hotel or convention and event management.

All applicants for The Hotel School 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.

Love travel, people and the thought of a career that can take you all around the world? Whether you are already working in the hotel sector or looking to make a career change, this course will develop your skills and enhance your career prospects in a dynamic, global industry.

Delivered at the Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course covers theory and practices within the industry, finance, management and communication, as well as food, beverage and accommodation operations.

Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in Australia in the Good Universities Guide 2019 for the overall experience we offer in tourism and hospitality education.

Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects - 86% of our tourism and hospitality graduates are employed shortly after graduation (QILT 2018). This course is also a pathway to further Bachelor-level studies in tourism, hospitality, hotel or convention and event management.

All applicants for The Hotel School 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.

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

About the course

Students complete all core units. These include:

  • Language and learning in your discipline
  • Quantitative methods with economics
  • Communication in organisations
  • Accounting and finance for business
  • Food and beverage operations
  • Tourism theories and practices
  • Hospitality services management
  • Accommodation operations.

Domestic students

LocationSession
Brisbane - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Melbourne - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Sydney - The Hotel School1, 2, 3
Online2, 3

International students

LocationSessionAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel School1, 2, 3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)0100351
Melbourne - The Hotel School1, 2, 3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)0100351
Sydney - The Hotel School1, 2, 3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)0100351
Online2, 3$27,600 ($3,450 per unit)N/A
 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.

Applications are not available for 2020. Please select a different year above or see Course Options for courses currently offered.

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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

exercise critical judgement and creative thinking to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in relation to hotel operations and management.

demonstrate creative, strategic and critical thinking in relation to hotel operations and management.

demonstrate an understanding of ethical standards and professionalism in hotel operations and management practices.

apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of hotel management.

demonstrate responsibility and accountability for independent learning, reflection, and information literacy skills in hotel management.

communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, clearly and effectively.

demonstrate sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity in a range of hotel operations across the hospitality industry.


Assessment methods

Assessment tasks vary from unit to unit and can include essays, reports, audio or video presentations, class participation, individual and group work, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations. Assessment items are in accordance with learning outcomes and designed to ensure that all the graduate attributes are assessed throughout the course. The performance criteria, grading standards and due dates for assessment tasks are included in each Unit Information Guide. Students receive timely feedback on their assessment submissions.

Teaching methods

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities, practical workplace experience and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Career opportunities

This is a pathway course to the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management. Diploma graduates receive up to eight units of credit towards these Bachelor degrees.

Graduates are also well suited to entry-level supervisory positions in the hotel, leisure, tourism and hospitality sectors.

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 Diploma of Hotel Management, students must complete 96 credit points comprising 8 core units.


Course structure




Course progressions

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

TitleLevel of learningNote
Year 1, Session 1
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 -  Language and Learning in your DisciplineIntroductory
MAT10706 -  Quantitative Methods with EconomicsIntroductory
SCI00428 -  Food and Beverage OperationsIntroductory
Year 1, Session 2
COM00207 -  Communication in OrganisationsIntroductory
MNG00431 -  Accommodation OperationsIntroductory
ACC10707 -  Accounting and Finance for BusinessIntroductory
Year 1, Session 3
MNG00441 -  Hospitality Services ManagementIntroductory
SOY00411 -  Tourism Theories and PracticesIntroductory

TitleLevel of learningNote
Year 1, Session 2
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 -  Language and Learning in your DisciplineIntroductory
MAT10706 -  Quantitative Methods with EconomicsIntroductory
SCI00428 -  Food and Beverage OperationsIntroductory
Year 1, Session 3
MNG00441 -  Hospitality Services ManagementIntroductory
MNG00431 -  Accommodation OperationsIntroductory
SOY00411 -  Tourism Theories and PracticesIntroductory
Year 2, Session 1
COM00207 -  Communication in OrganisationsIntroductory
ACC10707 -  Accounting and Finance for BusinessIntroductory

TitleLevel of learningNote
Year 1, Session 3
Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDU10010 and MAT10706
EDU10010 -  Language and Learning in your DisciplineIntroductory
MAT10706 -  Quantitative Methods with EconomicsIntroductory
SCI00428 -  Food and Beverage OperationsIntroductory
Year 2, Session 1
MNG00431 -  Accommodation OperationsIntroductory
ACC10707 -  Accounting and Finance for BusinessIntroductory
COM00207 -  Communication in OrganisationsIntroductory
Year 2, Session 2
MNG00441 -  Hospitality Services ManagementIntroductory
SOY00411 -  Tourism Theories and PracticesIntroductory