Love travel, people and the thought of a career that can take you all around the world? Whether you are already working in the hotel sector or looking to make a career change, this course will develop your skills and enhance your career prospects in a dynamic, global industry.
Delivered at the Hotel School, our unique partnership with Mulpha Australia, this course covers theory and practices within the industry, finance, management and communication, as well as food, beverage and accommodation operations.
Southern Cross has been rated No.1 in Australia in the Good Universities Guide 2019 for the overall experience we offer in tourism and hospitality education.
Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects — 86% of our tourism and hospitality graduates are employed shortly after graduation (QILT 2018). This course is also a pathway to further Bachelor-level studies in tourism, hospitality, hotel or convention and event management.
This is a pathway course to the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management. Diploma graduates receive up to eight units of credit towards these Bachelor degrees.
Graduates are also well suited to entry-level supervisory positions in the hotel, leisure, tourism and hospitality sectors.
Students complete all core units. These include:
Assessment tasks vary from unit to unit and can include essays, reports, audio or video presentations, class participation, individual and group work, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations. Assessment items are in accordance with learning outcomes and designed to ensure that all the graduate attributes are assessed throughout the course. The performance criteria, grading standards and due dates for assessment tasks are included in each Unit Information Guide. Students receive timely feedback on their assessment submissions.
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities, practical workplace experience and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.