Why An Associate Degree Could Be Right For You
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Why An Associate Degree Could Be Right For You

Why An Associate Degree Could Be Right For You

The Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hotel School is a unique and prestigious educational experience. Graduates will receive two qualifications, The Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management from Southern Cross University and Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management from HTMi Switzerland and Southern Cross University.

HTMi Switzerland has a renowned international reputation for excellence, ranked 17 QS  World Ranking for Hospitality and Leisure Management in 2020 with students in demand by the hospitality industry worldwide.

This university accredited qualification offers people who are working, have outside commitments or school leavers an opportunity to complete the qualification in two years. An Associate Degree can be the first step in a broader academic plan with pathway credits to a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School, and the added benefit of financial support via a FEE-HELP loan for Australian students. The Hotel School education model is a boutique offering with smaller class sizes and a flexible approach that includes industry guest speakers and networking opportunities within the curriculum.

The Hotel School students are connected to paid internships through Mulpha, the joint owner of The Hotel School and an international property investor, owning 5-star hotels and resorts around the world.

For school leavers, it is a strong starting point to explore career options and gain an educational foundation that includes transferrable skills to degrees in different industries after graduation.

For those working or returning to the workforce, an opportunity for two qualifications is a smart way to advance your career. Higher education study highlights a willingness to work hard, upskill and develop professionally, making you stand out in the market to recruiters and employers. Staying current with trends, technology, and the industry’s changing environment keeps you confidently one step ahead of the competition.   

Students will complete the Associate Degree with accredited qualifications, professional experience, plus a broad network of professional connections within the international hotel and tourism management industry.

Next Steps

The easiest way to decide which study path suits your needs is to talk to our course advisors who have both worked in the industry and know our study options. We are here to assist you and can tailor advice to your personal circumstances.

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