The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management offers you the opportunity increase your prospects of a leadership role in the tourism and hospitality industry.
This flexible course gives you foundational knowledge in business operations, as well as tourism theory. You will study aspects of entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning and contemporary hotel management to prepare you to work at senior levels in this global and diverse industry.
Graduates will have opportunities across a range of tourism industry employers or may wish to continue to complete the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is for those in need of strong foundational knowledge in tourism, events or hotel management, who are working in the industry and want to improve career advancement prospects, or for those who are interested in a career move to tourism and hospitality.
Graduates of this course will be prepared for a range of positions with private, public or non-profit organizations, within the tourism and hotel sectors. These may include management positions, consultancies, policy and advisory positions and research opportunities.
Major Areas of Study
The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway to the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management and covers eight units, including topics such as employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, marketing, tourism planning and environmental management, tourism information technology and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional work placement (internship) component.
Students 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 more interactive assessments such as blogs, wikis, online discussion boards and multi-media presentations. Students may also be asked to participate in group work as well as individual assignments. The weighting of assessment marks between assignments and examinations varies.
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.
Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of a podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
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Last updated July 14, 2018