Hospitality Management Specialisation
This specialisation provides students with the skills and knowledge required for a career in senior hospitality management.
There is a strong global demand for university graduates with leadership, analytical and practical skills for managerial positions in the hospitality sector. This specialisation equips students with the skills, theory and knowledge, to function as business professionals and industry leaders in contemporary hospitality organisations and venues, as well as for managing their own hospitality business. It focuses on the management of hospitality enterprises, and the business events sector, with a particular emphasis on the management of people (staff and customer contexts), marketing, and current operational and strategic issues impacting the sector.
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- Apply cognitive and technical skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic situations.
- Reflect critically on a complex body of discipline knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of professional practice or scholarship in hospitality management.
- Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial project.
Potential career opportunities exist for managers within a range of global hospitality enterprises, including the diverse areas of hotel facility and accommodation provision, restaurant, cafe and bar service, resorts and casinos, visitor attractions and theme parks, event operations, stadia and convention centres, catering companies and hospitality service organisations.
Possible future job titles
Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Hospitality Business Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Front Office Manager, Resort Manager, Convention Centre Manager, Event Operations Manager, Hospitality Services Manager, Catering and Food Services Manager