Graduate Certificate of Business in Global Hotel Leadership

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

updated 6:02 AM on Sat, 9 October

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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Duration
0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time
0.5 years full-time; 1 year 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
1008460
Course abbreviation
GradCertBusGHL
Credit points
48
Equivalent units
4
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

If you’re just looking to extend your skills or to advance your career, the Graduate Certificate in Global Hotel Leadership is an ideal way to boost your knowledge and opportunities in this fast growing industry. This course is delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University's unique partnership with Mulpha Australia.

You will build upon your current business and hospitality experience and learn to work at a higher level of management, with a global focus. This course is also a pathway to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership.

Southern Cross University was rated in the world's top 75 universities in tourism and hospitality management by the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Graduates enjoy excellent prospects – 95 per cent are employed before or shortly after graduation (The Hotel School Graduate Outcomes Survey).

This course is also available online – a prefect option for independent learners who are working in the industry.

If you’re just looking to extend your skills or to advance your career, the Graduate Certificate in Global Hotel Leadership is an ideal way to boost your knowledge and opportunities in this fast growing industry. This course is delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University's unique partnership with Mulpha Australia.

You will build upon your current business and hospitality experience and learn to work at a higher level of management, with a global focus. This course is also a pathway to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership.

Southern Cross University was rated in the world's top 75 universities in tourism and hospitality management by the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Graduates enjoy excellent prospects – 95 per cent are employed before or shortly after graduation (The Hotel School Graduate Outcomes Survey).

This course is also available online – a prefect option for independent learners who are working in the industry.

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 Score6.0
Readingminimum 5.5
Writingminimum 5.5
Listeningminimum 5.5
Speakingminimum 5.5

About the course

You will study introductory management and leadership units that relate to the global hotel industry.

Domestic students

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

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$13,600 ($3,400 per unit)0101395
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$13,600 ($3,400 per unit)0101395
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5$13,600 ($3,400 per unit)0101395
OnlineTerm  1, Term  3, Term  5N/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.

International students studying in Australia

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

Apply critical thinking and intellectual independence to investigate problems in a contemporary hotel context.

Investigate, critically analyse, interpret knowledge in the field of hotel and hospitality leadership

Apply creative thinking to solve problems that require adapting to new situations and changing circumstances.

Generate ideas and concepts relating to hotel business operations

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ethical standards and professionalism that apply in a hotel industry context

Apply professional ethical frameworks and sustainable practices to hotel organisations

Contextualise knowledge of recent developments in the global hotel context

Demonstrate integrated theoretical knowledge in the study of hotel leadership and management and apply these principles in professional contexts

Reflect on and regulate learning and research, with personal autonomy and accountability, using well-developed information literacy skills.

Demonstrate judgement in planning and decision making

Develop and communicate ideas clearly, coherently and effectively to others in the field and to broader audiences

Demonstrate self-awareness and apply empathy in professional practice.

Demonstrate an understanding of team dynamics and reflect and improve on becoming an effective member of a team and/or community of practice.

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

Be aware of importance of culture and diversity within the global hotel 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

Graduates will be able to advance their careers in a range of organisations within the business and tourism sectors including: hospitality outlets, hotels, events and conferences, cruise ships, airlines, casinos, clubs and any other business.

Professional placement

Professional recognition

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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 Graduate Certificate of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must successfully complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points) comprising:


Course structure


Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

COMM5001Advanced Communication
HOTL5001The Global Hotel Landscape
HOTL5002The Global Hotel Leader

Elective Units

Select one (1) unit from the following:
HOTL5003Hotel Property and Operations
HOTL6002Creating the Hotel Customer


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 the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

COMM5001Advanced Communication
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Gold Coast
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Online
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
HOTL5001The Global Hotel Landscape
Term1,3,5
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Online
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
Sydney - The Hotel School
Term1,3,5
Term1,3,5
HOTL5002The Global Hotel Leader
Summer Term
Term2,4
LocationDomesticInternational
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Online
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Sydney - The Hotel School
Summer Term
Term2,4
Summer Term
Term2,4
Option Unit


Unit groups

Option Unit

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
HOTL5003Hotel Property and Operations
HOTL6002Creating the Hotel Customer