This is the first part of a Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management. You will build upon your current business and hospitality experience and learn to work at a higher level of management on a global scale.

If you’re just looking for a short term boost in your skills or to advance your career, the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management, a Southern Cross University degree, is an ideal way to boost your knowledge without committing to the full master’s degree.

In the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management, you will begin to learn about how management in tourism, hospitality and hotel sectors operate at a global level.

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Course summary

  • 6 months full-time or part time equivalent
  • Melbourne or Sydney campuses
  • International students welcome
  • Start dates in February, July and November
  • 4 subjects
  • FEE-Help available.
  • CRICOS code 086104C

Course units

Choose 1 Core Units

Management Communication
Food and Beverage Management
Festival and Special Events Planning
Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations
Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Choose 3 Elective Units

International Tourism Systems
Tourism Planning Environments
Accounting for Managers
Marketing
Leading and Managing People
Tourism and Hospitality Management

Admission & Fees

Domestic Students

Application Process

  1. Completion of Australian bachelor degree or equivalent

All applications for the hotel School are selected on their individual merit. You may be required to attend an interview.

2017 Course Fees

Each subject is $2,450

2018 Course Fees

Each subject is $2,635

FEE-HELP is available to eligible students. Learn about FEE-Help

International Students

Application Process

  1. Completion of Australian bachelor degree or equivalent
  2. English language comparable to Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5

All applicants for The Hotel School are selected on their individual merit. You may be required to attend an interview.

2017 Course Fees

Each subject is $2,960

2018 Course Fees

Each subject is $3,110


*Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, are correct as of January 2017, and are subject to change. Annual tuition fee is based on completing 8 units per year. International Students are required to pay Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of their visa in advance. In addition, students will be charged an annual Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), and students may also be required to incur an indicative non-tuition fees of $1,500 to cover textbooks, stationery, internships or placements

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Work Integrated learning

Work Integrated Learning is a way for students to develop their skills outside of the classroom and internships while studying for the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management. Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, a dedicated team identifies and offers opportunities that will improve your employability and industry knowledge.

Work Integrated Learning opportunities include:

  • Hayman Island Taster field trip
  • Singapore field trip
  • Winery/brewery/stadium tour
  • Leadership speaker series
  • Manager-for-a-Day experience
  • Skills2Work Food and Beverage course
  • Mock interview experience
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol course
  • Barista course
Philipp FrickhingerGeneral Manager

The atmosphere at The Hotel School in Australia was always professional and friendly, and many fellow students have become friends who I am still in contact with. Having started my education at a Swiss Hotel School, then coming to The Hotel School I found the teachers committed, the subjects interesting and the balance of study to work a great balance - Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, graduated 2001

Career outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management course is designed to build upon existing qualifications and work experience, you will grow your skills to operate at a global level with a firm awareness of the opportunities of the wider tourism, hospitality and hotel sectors. A variety of higher management roles await at:

  • Hotels
  • Hotel ownership groups
  • Cruise ships
  • Cultural festivals
  • Events venues
  • Event organisers
  • Tourism groups
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitality groups
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities

Carol Nazha 's Story

In 2011, Carol graduated from Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management and now is Talent and Culture Officer at Meriton Serviced Apartments Sydney

What our students are saying

Commencing my studies at The Hotel School immediately after my secondary education provided me with a solid understanding of the industry, invaluable experience in a 5-star global hotel company and the tools necessary to fast-track my career over the years. Anyone who is looking for a career in the hospitality industry will benefit from a solid education and the industry contacts they will receive from attending The Hotel School - Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, graduated 2001
Maggie Diasinos Pacific Regional Sales Director | Hyatt Hotels Corporation
The skills and exposure learnt from a variety of subjects have helped immensely with the physical experiences and day-today operations I have come into contact with. Applying every subject from finance to strategic management and intrinsically linking text book studies to everyday business challenges is what I am thankful for within the workplace - Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, graduated 2014
Michael Stamboulidis General Manager, Nominated For The 2014 Australian Hotels Association Rising Stars Award | Bigfoot Lodge, Niseko – Japan
The atmosphere at The Hotel School in Australia was always professional and friendly, and many fellow students have become friends who I am still in contact with. Having started my education at a Swiss Hotel School, then coming to The Hotel School I found the teachers committed, the subjects interesting and the balance of study to work a great balance - Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, graduated 2001
Philipp Frickhinger General Manager | The Sukosol Hotel Bangkok

Got a question?

A Course Adviser is standing by to answer your questions.

1800 870 816 Call from overseas [Monday to Friday 9am-5pm AEST]