Diploma of Business (Hospitality Management)

Torrens University Australia
Torrens University Australia
  • Awarded by

    William Blue College of Hospitality Management at Torrens University Australia

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year full time; 2 years part time

  • Start Date

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Location


  • Career Outcomes

    Restaurant Manager | Hotel Front Office Attendant | Functions Coordinator | Front of House Manager

Last modified: 27 Sep 2017

About this course

Ready to kick-start your career in hospitality management?

The Diploma of Business (Hospitality Management) is the perfect launch pad for aspiring managers who are keen to apply their leadership skills within the vast and varied hospitality sector.

Delivered online or via blended learning (online and on campus) through William Blue College of Hospitality Management, this flexible course covers all of the key learning areas you need to become a capable manager.

Sharpen your research skills as you study hospitality management in a global environment, including customer service, HR and marketing fundamentals, business accounting and the current state of play in the hospitality industry.

Workload and assessment

In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a minimum of 10 study hours per week.

Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:

  • Practical demonstration and observation
  • Reflective journal/blog
  • Report/essay
  • Process/research documentation
  • Individual self-directed major project

Meet Georgina – a William Blue hospitality management student

  • Prerequisites


    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have successfully completed Year 12, or equivalent; OR
    • Possess documented, broadly relevant work experience; OR
    • Have completed or partially completed formal or informal study; OR
    • Present a written submission demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success

    All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.

  • Subjects

    Find out more

    In this hospitality course, the subjects you may study include:

    • Front office operations
    • Exploring gastronomy
    • Introduction to tourism, hospitality and events
    • Customer experience management
    • Marketing fundamentals
    • Understanding people and organisations
    • Business communications
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  • Why Torrens University Australia?

    Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.

    Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.

    Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.

    Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.

    Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.

    Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney (The Rocks)

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Business (Hospitality Management) from William Blue College of Hospitality Management at Torrens University Australia.

By completing this qualification, you'll open up opportunities for career progression that go well beyond the hospitality industry. Complemented by your knowledge of key hospitality operations, your strong business acumen will set you up for success on the global stage, with boundless career prospects in what's now the world's largest and fastest growing industry.

Wondering where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Restaurant Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Functions Manager, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Reservations Manager, Duty Manager, Chef, Cook, Entrepreneur.

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Hotel Front Office Attendant
  • Functions Coordinator
  • Front of House Manager


Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.


You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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