The Hotel School
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
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Kick-start an exciting new career as a leader in the growing tourism industry by studying this Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management.
An in-depth, year-long course, this qualification is suited for people seeking to build careers in senior management and strategic leadership roles in the tourism, hospitality and hotel management industries.
In this course, you'll study all aspects of tourism management, including food and beverage management, business management and risk, strategic thinking and leadership, people management, and tourism marketing and promotion. You'll benefit from workplace-integrated learning opportunities, ensuring you graduate with the interpersonal skills, relevant experience and teamwork abilities required to work in the exciting and fast-paced tourism industry.
This course also acts as a pathway to the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management. After completing this course, you may choose to pursue employment or credit your studies towards completion of a master's degree.
The experience of studying at the Hotel School
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiency to academic IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 is also required.
In this tourism course, the subjects you may study include:
To ensure the success of their students, The Hotel School offers each person access to a range of academic skills support services. These services include valuable library resources, You Tutor service offering students feedback on assessments, as well as on-campus group get-togethers for great tips and advice around study, exam prep and more.
Work with a Career Coach to develop your individual career program and get closer to conquering your goals and aspirations. Professional counsellors are also available at each campus for free friendly and caring advice to any students facing personal or academic issues. Attend one-on-one sessions or group workshops developed to promote wellbeing.
Enjoy unique opportunities and increase your employability when you attend on-site visits, workshops and talks by industry guest speakers, organised by the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team.
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:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management from Southern Cross University.
This qualification will equip you with the sought-after management and leadership skills required to seek employment in a range of leadership, strategic management and supervisory positions in the hospitality, tourism and venue management sectors.
After completing this course, you may choose to seek employment, or continue your study. This course is a pathway to the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, and you may be eligible for advanced standing for units studied in this Graduate Diploma course.
Wondering where a career in tourism could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Travel Consultant, Leisure Consultant, Tour Guide, Tour Director, Reservations 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.
The Hotel School also offers an upfront payment option.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).