Hospitality

Diploma of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

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Why study a Diploma of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management)?

A Diploma of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management) offers a foundation for an exciting career in the hospitality, events or tourism fields. Graduate equipped with in-demand skills in management, human resources, promotions and communication, ready to begin a journey in the global industry.
Throughout the course, you will explore key hospitality concepts and gain insights into crucial business and management principles. This diploma serves as a stepping stone for entry-level roles within the hospitality and tourism industries. The course also seamlessly pathways into the second year of the Bachelor of Business, propelling you toward a rewarding career in these vibrant industries.

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop service management skills within a global context.
  • Grow leadership qualities to effectively manage staff.
  • Understand the principles of business accounting.
  • Learn the fundamentals behind service and hospitality and tourism marketing.
Study mode
On campus, Online, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
2 trimesters Accelerated, 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 5 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Guaranteed pathway entry
Successful completion will guarantee entry into the second year of our Bachelor of Business programs.

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Get inside the heads of some of the best in the business and learn what it’s really like in your chosen industry.

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Flexible study options
Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.
Studying Hospitality and Tourism Management at Torrens University provides you a pathway to industry, helping you develop strong practical knowledge and skills to ensure you graduate job-ready.
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Career opportunities

On graduation, you will be prepared for an exciting role in many areas of the hospitality and tourism industries and beyond. You can also further your studies by taking your credits into a Bachelor of Business, where you can specialise in Hospitality and Tourism Management, or shift your focus to Event Management, Marketing, Sport Management or Entrepreneurship.

Potential career paths

  • Front Office Supervisor
    Average salary: $55,000 - $99,938
  • Travel Agent
    Average salary: $56,875 - $85,000
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
    Average salary: $58,867 - $78,884
  • Guest Services Agent
    Average salary: $55,000 - $80,002
Sophie Hoschke testimonial
The Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) prepared me for my career during my industry placement as it taught me the relevant skills and knowledge I need to succeed in my career.
Sophie Hoschke
Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Subjects and units

This course comprises 8 subjects, 7 core subjects and 1 elective subject. As part of the core subjects, you will gain 50 hours of real-world industry experience.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study. 

  • Core
  • Electives

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Academic and Business Communication Skills | BIZ106 
  • Understanding Self and Others | BIZ107 
  • The Food and Beverage Industry | HAT101
  • Marketing in the Digital Era | MKT105
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Tourism Perspectives and Experiences | HAT102
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A | 50 hours of industry experience 

Requirements

Choose one elective subjects below.

Elective subjects

  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • The Business of Events | EVT102
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Economics | ECO201
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

Torrens University Australia students undertake industry placements with some of the most prestigious restaurant, hospitality and tourism organisations in Australia and the world. From day one you’ll be gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and building key industry relationships.

Gain professional experience

Complete 50 hours of real-world, relevant experience during your course. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

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Hilton
Hyatt Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about hospitality, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of hospitality scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the hospitality industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.

Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

The below is an alternative option.
Work and life experience that demonstrates skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).

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Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

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Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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