Brisbane - The Hotel SchoolSession 1Session 1

Unit description

Students will be undertaking four units of study. The module outlines the elements required to control and manage financial aspects of the key operational elements within a Hotel; provides theoretical and practical understanding of preparation, cooking and storing European food; introduces students to the concept, process and importance of marketing to tourism and hospitality organisations; and provides a theoretical and technical knowledge of food and beverage service operations combined with practical skills.  

Unit content

1: Hospitality Finance

2: Gastronomy / Culinary Theory

3: Introduction to Marketing

4:Food and Beverage Services - Theory and Practical

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Brisbane - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site 140 hours (across the study period)
Satisfy requirements for all assessments in moduleSR

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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