Master of International Hospitality Management

General

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Program Description

A unique course in Western Australia, the Master of International Hospitality Management brings together business and management principles in relation to the hospitality industry.

Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills for a career in senior management in the international hospitality industry.

In this course, students will have the opportunity to undertake a four-month internship in their final semester, allowing them to apply their non-technical skills in an Australian work context.

The course includes business units as well as applied hospitality units, including marketing, events management, international business and stakeholder management.

Course Entry

Academic Admission requirements (Band 6)

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.

English Language requirements (Band 4)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Other tests, courses or programmes defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

Course Details

Semester availability

  • Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup
  • Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5010 Managing People and Organisations 20
FBL5020 Marketing Leadership 20
HOS6504 Global Hospitality Operations Management 20

Year 1, Semester 2* and Year 2, Semesters 1 & 2*

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5030 Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business 20
MBA6115 Business in a Global Context 20
FBL6530 Business Events Management 20
MBA6150 Working Across Cultures 20
HOS6502 Current Issues in Hospitality 20
MBA6140 Strategic Leadership & Stakeholder Management 20
Unit from Specialisation Units from approved Specialisation 60
or
Elective Unit 3 x Level 5 or Level 6 units from the School of Business and Law as approved by Course Coordinator 60

* The units, taken in Year 1, Semester 2 and Year 2, Semesters 1 & 2 will vary according to the specialisation or elective units chosen. Prior to enrolment in these units, all students must contact the ECU Student Hub team to obtain a personalised course planner to ensure timely completion of all core units.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills appropriate to cultural contexts.
  • Demonstrate mastery of a global body of discipline knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
  • Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.
  • Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex business issue considering the ethical and social consequences.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include careers in international hotels, resorts, restaurants, not-for-profit hospitality providers, catering companies and event management. The course teaches transferable business skills with a focus on the hospitality sector, and graduates will be able to seek out employment in Australia as well as overseas.

Possible future job titles

Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Hospitality Business Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Front Office Manager, Resort Manager, Convention Centre Manager, Event Operations Manager, Hospitality Services Manager, Catering and Food Services Manager.

Last updated May 2020

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