Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management

CRICOS Course Code: 086104C

The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management covers four units of the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, from topics including but not limited to employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, gaming operations, destination marketing, and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional workplace internship.

Domestic students: Visit domestic course page for information on admission requirements, fees and availability.
International students: Visit international course page for information on admission requirements, fees and availability.

Competitive Strategy:

The strategy process is vital to the success of an organisation. It is an ongoing process of applying strategic thinking to the challenge of finding effective responses to dynamic competitive environments whilst making optimal use of resources and capabilities. The aim is to find a strategic direction for the organisation that secures sustainable competitive advantage and its long-term viability and success. Whilst ensuring sound knowledge and application of established strategy frameworks and tools, the unit also requires students to critically engage with the latest thinking about the realities of strategy as a complex social practice characterised by politicised processes.

Entrepreneurship for Tourism & Hospitality:

Explores the entrepreneurial processes in the context of tourism and hospitality industries. Using an entrepreneurial idea, students will apply problem solving and decision making for strategic and general management of entrepreneurial ventures.

Conventions & Exhibition Planning:

Examines and evaluates the convention, meeting and exhibition industry. Provides technical and theoretical knowledge and skills to apply the specialist planning processes used globally in the industry. Examines the physical requirements, marketing, management and operation of convention and exhibition facilities.

Facility & Risk Management:

Examines organisations' procedures to manage facilities and risks in hospitality industries. This knowledge is needed to protect guests from safety hazards and organisations from loss of profits. The unit evaluates how tangible aspects of hospitality products are determined to be feasible in different contexts. It estimates the need to introduce strategic facility management measures for the benefit of operational efficiency. Examines risk management processes and their potential to protect physical, non-physical, financial and human assets.

Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management

Course code: 1004730
Course abbreviation: GradCertIntTour&HotelMgt
Credit points: 48
Total units: 4
Duration: 6 months full-time
Location: Sydney and Melbourne
2017: February, July, November
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Admission requirements:
Qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree. Refer to the Course Structure for specific admission requirements.

English language IELTS:
Overall: 6.0
Reading: 5.5
Writing: 5.5
Listening: 5.5
Speaking: 5.5

Domestic Fees (2017):
Unit: $2,510
Annual tuition*: $10,040

International Fees (2017):
Unit: $2,960
Annual tuition*: $11,840

Key dates / teaching calendar

*Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, are correct as of December 2015, and 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 a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), and indicative non-tuition fees of $1,500 (to cover textbooks, stationery, internships or placements).