Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration

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

updated 8:11 PM on Fri, 16 April

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

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Duration
2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
2 years full-time
Location
Gold Coast
Gold Coast
Start date
March, July, November
February, June, October
Course code
1229102
Course abbreviation
MITHM, MBA
Credit points
192
Equivalent units
16
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

Here's your chance to be a triple threat across tourism, hospitality and business. This double degree prepares you to be at the forefront of the tourism and hospitality industry, with credentials reinforced by our internationally recognised MBA.

Advanced subjects in business and tourism management are coupled with core business knowledge and management skills development. An Industry Research Project is your golden opportunity to demonstrate self-motivation and discipline as you explore a topic in depth.

We'll give you access to recognised leaders in their fields, whose expertise can inform your rise to the top of these highly competitive industries.

With advanced tourism and hospitality qualifications reinforced by an internationally recognised business degree, our graduates can consider senior career options in Australia and globally.

Here's your chance to be a triple threat across tourism, hospitality and business. This double degree prepares you to be at the forefront of the tourism and hospitality industry, with credentials reinforced by our internationally recognised MBA.

Advanced subjects in business and tourism management are coupled with core business knowledge and management skills development. An Industry Research Project is your golden opportunity to demonstrate self-motivation and discipline as you explore a topic in depth.

We'll give you access to recognised leaders in their fields, whose expertise can inform your rise to the top of these highly competitive industries.

With advanced tourism and hospitality qualifications reinforced by an internationally recognised business degree, our graduates can consider senior career options in Australia and globally.

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.

A Bachelor degree from any Australian university, or equivalent, in a related discipline OR demonstrated relevant prior learning and/or relevant industry experience deemed equivalent OR a Graduate Certificate in a related discipline OR successful completion of Southern Cross University's Postgraduate Qualifying Program.

Credit for prior learning

Advanced standing is not awarded for undergraduate study but may be awarded for postgraduate study or equivalent work experience.

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 Score or equivalent6.5

About the course

There are no majors in this course but core units cover a diverse range of management, business and hospitality operations subjects and an Industry Research Project.

Domestic students

LocationSession
Gold Coast1, 2, 3

International students

LocationSessionAnnual FeesCRICOS
Gold Coast1, 2, 3$29,200 ($3,650 per unit)097604C
 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

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Apply expert communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.


Assessment methods

You 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 interactive assessments such as blogs, wikis, online discussion boards and multi-media presentations. You 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.

Career opportunities

Graduates are well-suited to senior or management positions in resorts, hotels, government tourism bodies, non-profit, destination marketing and tourism organisations, airlines, convention and event operators and other special interest tourism businesses. 

Professional placement

As part of this course, you may choose to undertake a 300-hour internship (equivalent to two units) in either a paid or volunteer role. This practical experience, combined with theoretical understanding, enhances your learning experience and your professional and personal understanding of this dynamic industry.

 

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 Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration, students must complete 192 credit points, comprising:


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



Notes

Note 1: The [[166923] MNG03237 - Tourism and Hotel Internship] unit is equivalent to two units, usually completed over a 10-week (300 hours) period towards the completion of the degree. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement. Students who wish to enrol in [[166923] MNG03237 - Tourism and Hotel Internship] must first complete [[166922] MNG03236 - Business Professional Development], in preparation for Internship.

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