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Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management

Course code Y29

An industry-based course designed to provide students with the essential knowledge, competencies and professional perspectives required by management in contemporary hotel and resort organisations.

The course provides an overview of the hotel and resort sector in the context of the broader tourism and hospitality industries, as well as focusing on the application of key aspects of marketing, service management, financial management, research methods, and strategic management. Specialist units focus upon areas including food and beverage management, rooms division management, international resort and facilities management, and contemporary hospitality and tourism issues.

Students can also choose electives such as beverage appreciation, business events management, cruise ship tourism and/or special interest tourism to suit their career path.

Students have the opportunity to complete a one-semester internship placement with leading hotels in Perth, ensuring they graduate industry ready and have the competitive edge and confidence when entering the employment market.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

Y29

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $11,000

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Duration

3 years full-time

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

Y29

CRICOS code

077125F

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,650

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Duration

3 years full-time

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete 16 Core units. This will be supported by an 8-unit supplementary program comprising of a Major, or a Minor plus Elective Units, or 2 Minors or 8 Elective Units.

Year 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
TSM2111Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism15
HOS2500Food Service Management15
MKT1600Marketing Principles & Practices15
ACC1100Accounting I15
HOS2110Food and Beverage Management15
Unit from Supplementary Programx230
Year 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HOS2220Rooms-Division Management15
TSM3105Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality 15
HOS3320Hospitality Facilities Management15
HOS2325Managing the Service Experience15
HOS3211Management of Hospitality Finance15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Plus 1 unit from:
HOS2112 ^Beverage Appreciation 15
TSM3104 ^Cruise Ship Tourism15
TSM3109 ^Special Interest Tourism15
TSM3500 ^Business Events Management15
BUS3700 ^Business Study Tour15

Or an alternative unit with Course Coordinator approval.

Year 3
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
TSM3101International Resort Management15
BUS3100Business Research Practices15
HOS3100Hospitality and Tourism Management15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 460
Plus 1 unit from:
FBL3501 ^Business Practicum15
SBL3500 ^Integrated Business Application15

Notes: Enrolment into FBL3501 and BUS3700 is by application only. The units are not offered every semester. **Internship Minor (MIBIOR) Selected students (by application only) may enrol concurrently in FBL3400 Business Internship 1 and FBL3500 Business Internship 2 in their Year 3 (Semester 2) section of the course. Students who enrol in the Internship Minor (FBL3400/FBL3500 = 60 credit points) will complete an elective unit instead of SBL3500 or FBL3501.

^ Core Option

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Majors you can study in this course

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  2. Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  3. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  4. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique one's own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development
  7. Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $11,000 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,650 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates exist within hotels and resorts across the global accommodation and hospitality services sector. Within these types of businesses, students may be involved in the operations and management of accommodation provision and servicing, food and beverage services (including in restaurants, cafes and bars), entertainment, gaming, conferences, events and banquets, tourism operations, sales and marketing or the hiring, training and supervising of staff.

Possible future job titles

Hotel Manager, Resort Manager, Integrated Resort Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Rooms Division Manager, Front Office Manager, Hotel Sales Manager, Restaurant Manager, Caf Manager, Bar Manager

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