Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration

Southern Cross University

Program Description

Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration

Southern Cross University

Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Master of Business Administration

Course Code: 1229102

Course summary

This double degree is specifically designed to give graduates a competitive edge in a dynamic and diverse industry that offers opportunities to travel and work in some of the most attractive destinations in the world.

The course combines advanced subjects in business and tourism management with the core business knowledge and management skills development of an MBA, including entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning, systems and contemporary hotel management.

An Industry Research Project unit provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate self-motivation and discipline in determining and developing their own study project. This project develops students’ research inquiry and skills through a scholarly piece of work that explores a topic of individual interest in-depth.

Graduates are well-suited for senior management roles in business, hotel management or tourism.

Major areas of study

There are no majors in this course but subjects cover advanced subjects in business and tourism management, entrepreneurship and marketing, accounting and management, tourism planning, systems and contemporary hotel management.

Learning outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigor Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgment, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.
Creativity Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.
Ethical practice Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.
Knowledge of a discipline Demonstrates an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.
Lifelong learning Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgment, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.
Communication and social skills Apply expert communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.
Cultural competence Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

Teaching methods

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.

Career opportunities

Graduates might find senior management positions in resorts, hotels, government tourism bodies, non-profit, destination marketing, and tourism organizations, airlines, convention and event operators and other special interest tourism businesses.

Professional placement

As part of this course, students may choose to undertake a 300-hour internship (equivalent to two units) in either a paid or volunteer role. This practical experience, combined with theoretical understanding, enhances the learning experience for students who have a professional and personal interest in this dynamic industry.

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  • English


Last updated July 14, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 29, 2018
Mar. 4, 2019
Duration
Duration
2 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
27,600 AUD
$27,600 annual tuition fee, international students
Information
Deadline
Sept. 17, 2018
Locations
Australia - Bilinga, Queensland
Start date : Oct. 29, 2018
Application deadline Sept. 17, 2018
End date Oct. 29, 2020
Start date : Mar. 4, 2019
Application deadline Jan. 20, 2019
End date Mar. 4, 2021
Start date : July 2, 2019
Application deadline May 21, 2019
End date July 2, 2021
Dates
Oct. 29, 2018
Australia - Bilinga, Queensland
Application deadline Sept. 17, 2018
End date Oct. 29, 2020
Mar. 4, 2019
Australia - Bilinga, Queensland
Application deadline Jan. 20, 2019
End date Mar. 4, 2021
July 2, 2019
Australia - Bilinga, Queensland
Application deadline May 21, 2019
End date July 2, 2021