Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership

2021 course information for Domestic Students
2021 course information for International Students

updated 6:01 AM on Fri, 23 July

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

IELTS
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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, November
February, June, October
Course code
1108430
Course abbreviation
GradDipBusGHL
Credit points
96
Equivalent units
8
CRICOS
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Fees
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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

The Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership provides an introduction to advanced study in contemporary leadership techniques as they apply to the global hotel and hospitality sectors.

Delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University's unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course develops applied business skills to support graduates progress their leadership careers in contemporary global hotel industries. Graduates will be prepared to succeed in a middle management role across a range of hotel and hospitality settings.

The curriculum is built on hotel leadership/management principles. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma may choose to progress to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership where they will be exposed to a series of higher level self-management approaches to learning.

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).

The Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership provides an introduction to advanced study in contemporary leadership techniques as they apply to the global hotel and hospitality sectors.

Delivered at The Hotel School, Southern Cross University's unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course develops applied business skills to support graduates progress their leadership careers in contemporary global hotel industries. Graduates will be prepared to succeed in a middle management role across a range of hotel and hospitality settings.

The curriculum is built on hotel leadership/management principles. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma may choose to progress to the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership where they will be exposed to a series of higher level self-management approaches to learning.

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).

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

This course comprises core units in communication, leadership and the global hotel landscape with the opportunity to select from a range of elective units covering hotel and hospitality operations and management.

Domestic students

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

International students

LocationTeaching periodAnnual FeesCRICOS
Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$26,400 ($3,300 per unit)0101394
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$26,400 ($3,300 per unit)0101394
Online (Hotel School)Session  1, Session  2, Session  3$26,400 ($3,300 per unit)N/A
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession  1, Session  2, Session  3$26,400 ($3,300 per unit)0101394
 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

Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session 3 November 2021
Online
Session 3 November 2021

International students studying in Australia

Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021
Sydney - The Hotel School
Session 3 October 2021

International students studying online or outside of Australia

Online (Hotel School)
Session 3 October 2021
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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

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


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. 

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.

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 Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate of Business in Global Hotel Leadership after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points).


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