Diploma of Hotel Management

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

updated 6:02 AM on Wed, 13 October

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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ATAR
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
Brisbane - The Hotel School, Melbourne - The Hotel School, Online, Sydney - The Hotel School
Start date
March, July, October
February, June, October
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. This course is also offered in online mode.

Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in NSW for full time employment in Tourism, Hospitality, Personal Services, Sport and Recreation (Good Universities Guide 2020).

This course is also a pathway to the Bachelor of Business in Hotel 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. This course is also offered in online mode.

Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in NSW for full time employment in Tourism, Hospitality, Personal Services, Sport and Recreation (Good Universities Guide 2020).

This course is also a pathway to the Bachelor of Business in Hotel 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.

Domestic students wishing to enter the Diploma of 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
Overall Score5.5
Reading5.0
Writing5.5
Listening5.0
Speaking5.0

About the course

Students complete all core units. These include:

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

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,
OnlineSession  1Session  2, Session  3,

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)0100351
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)0100351
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)0100351
OnlineSession  1, Session  2, Session  3N/AN/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.

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

International students studying online or outside of Australia

View domestic application details View international application details

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

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

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit. Online students receive additional support through drop-in session and on-going contact with their teaching staff.

Career opportunities

This is a pathway course to the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management. Diploma graduates receive up to eight units of credit towards this Bachelor degree.

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


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
EDUC1001Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003Quantitative Methods with Economics
HOTL1006Organisational Communications
HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Business (THS)
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
TOUR1002Hospitality Services Management
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations


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

Students must complete College units in their first session of study: EDUC1001 and MATH1003
EDUC1001Language and Learning in your Discipline
Session1,2,3
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
MelbourneN/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session1,2,3
Term1,3,5
N/A
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/A
Session1
PerthN/A
Term1,3,5
SydneyN/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
MATH1003Quantitative Methods with Economics
Session1,2,3
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Gold Coast
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
MelbourneN/A
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/A
Session1
PerthN/A
Term1,3,5
SydneyN/A
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Anti-requisitesCannot be taken if already completed or enrolled in MATH1001 - Foundation Mathematics
HOSP1003Food and Beverage Operations
Session1,2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session1
Session1
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
HOTL1006Organisational Communications
Session1,2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
HOSP1002Accommodation Operations
Session1,2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
HOTL1002Accounting and Finance for Business (THS)
Session1,2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Online
Session2,3
Session2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Anti-requisitesACC00150 Using Financial Information AND ACC10249 Financial Information for Decision Making
TOUR1002Hospitality Services Management
Session1,2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Gold Coast
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Hayman Island - Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Online
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
TOUR1001Tourism Theories and Practices
Session2,3
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Online
Session2,3
Session2,3
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session2,3
Session2,3
Anti-requisitesMNG10225 Introduction to Convention and Event Tourism


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