Hospitality

Diploma of Business (Hospitality Management)

CRICOS 094177G
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Why study a Diploma of Hospitality Management?

A Hospitality Management diploma provides a grounding of knowledge for a career in hospitality, events or tourism. It delivers the skills needed for hospitality management, including human resources management, promotions and service management. Upon completion, you’ll have an understanding of the attributes, skills and experience of higher-level hospitality concepts and operations.
During this course you will be introduced to hospitality concepts and discover business and management principles. This course can be studied completely online, on campus in Sydney, or a combination of both. This course will prepare you for entry-level roles in the hospitality industry, or you can further your studies and enter directly into the second year of the Bachelor of Business.

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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 marketing.
Study mode
On campus, Online, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
2 trimesters Accelerated, 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

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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Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.

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Guaranteed pathway entry
Successful completion will guarantee entry into the second year of our Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management).
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Career opportunities

During this course you will be introduced to hospitality concepts, discover business and management principles and gain the knowledge, skills and experience of hospitality operations. You will have an opportunity for an exciting role in many areas of the hospitality industry and beyond.

Potential career paths

  • Front Office Manager
    Average salary: $65,000 - $81,811
  • Banquet Supervisor
    Average salary: $65,000
  • Front Office Supervisor
    Average salary: $55,913 - $61,225
  • Restaurant Supervisor
    Average salary: $53,750 - $68,600
Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
The incredible support I received from my lecturers allowed me to get back into studying, and the way the course is designed was so perfect – I’m super happy about my decision.
Keavy Dunmore
Hospitality

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 8 subjects, which includes 7 core subjects and 1 elective subject.

  • Core
  • Electives

Requirements

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

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Front Office Operations | FOO101
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • Exploring Gastronomy | EGY101

Requirements

Choose one elective subjects below.

Elective subjects

  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101
  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | ABS308
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Restaurant Operations 1 | ROP101

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. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. 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.

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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • 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?
  • 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?

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