Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management
Southern Cross University - The Hotel School Melbourne

Course outline

This course combines a rigorous academic curriculum with an integrated learning experience in a paid internship. Students develop knowledge in both front and back-of-house through units of study in food and beverage operations, accommodations, operations, and finance. The course includes 880 hours of paid internships and, on successful completion of the course, graduates are eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School with two years’ credit.
This course is offered at The Hotel School Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and on the Hayman Island Resort campus, where students can live, study and work in a 5-star resort.
On the Hayman Island Resort campus, students are integrated into the Resort business. With Executive team mentors, they are progressively engaged and exposed to departmental and executive level management, working on continual improvement of both functional roles and departmental performance. For more course information, visit Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism Management.


This is a fee-based offering, not a Commonwealth-supported place.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to the Southern Cross University website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Additional entry requirements

Interview. Phone 1800 870 816 for details.

Recommended study
English; a business subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

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Career opportunities

Professional positions in hospitality and service management in Australia and overseas, management positions in hotels and resorts, human resources, marketing. Pathway to further related study at the Bachelor level.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time