Considering a career change to an industry with opportunities around the world? Get a taste for specialising in tourism or hotel management in this 6 month post graduate program.
The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management will prepare you with the foundational knowledge you need to understand the business operational needs, systems and theories for the tourism sector.
This degree will open a door to undertaking further study at Master level, whilst you get the flavour of the tourism and hospitality industry at a more serious level. You will study alongside students from around the world with diverse cultures and learn from experts in their field.
The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management is ideal for those who want to extend their knowledge of tourism, events or hotel management to improve career advancement prospects, or for those who want to begin a career in the industry.
Students complete a core unit in management communication and choose three electives from units covering tourism planning, entrepreneurship, tourism and hospitality management, international tourism systems and contemporary issues in the sector.
Topics covered in the Graduate Certificate provide students with a foundational understanding of the study of tourism and hotel operational and management issues relating to planning, sustainability, and social responsibility, as well as applied business and management skills.
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 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.