Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership

in partnership with Southern Cross University
  • Qualification:
    Postgraduate, Graduate Diploma
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    1 year full-time or part time-equivalent
  • Start date:
    Start dates in February, June and November. Enquire now!
  • Awarded by:
    Southern Cross University
  • Location:
    QLD | VIC | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:
    Hotel Manager | Hotel Supervisor | Hospitality Operator | Hospitality Professional |

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Course Rundown

Do you have what it takes to become a leader in the global hotel industry? You will once you complete the Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership course from The Hotel School!

This in-depth diploma course provides an entry pathway into a Masters degree, as well as opening up a new world of career opportunities within the hotel and hospitality sectors. In this course, you’ll develop applied business skills and a thorough understanding of contemporary leadership techniques. Through three core units and five electives, you’ll study the hotel leadership and management principles you need to succeed in your career, completing industry-connected assessment tasks and undertaking a variety work integrated learning opportunities.

Delivered through The Hotel School, this Southern Cross University qualification is a vital step on your career path within the hotel industry. After just 12 months of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent), you’ll be ready to move directly into Masters study, or seek out higher-level career opportunities right away. So don’t hesitate – the next phase of your career journey is waiting!


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree (or demonstrated academic or professional standing equivalent).

In this hospitality course, the subjects you may study include:

Core Units:

  • The Global Hotel Landscape
  • The Global Hotel Leader
  • Advanced Communication


  • Innovation and Enterprise
  • Creating the Hotel Customer
  • Talent and Culture
  • Hotel Property and Operations
  • Disruption in Global Hospitality
  • Sustainable and Environmental Management*

*Subject to accreditation

Get qualified with The Hotel School and gain the skills, knowledge and insight to succeed in the hospitality and tourism industry!

Since it’s beginning in 1989, The Hotel School has built close relationships with a range of leading local and international hospitality and tourism organisations, including the InterContinental, Marriott, Sofitel and more.

Learn from experienced educators, gain great industry exposure and enjoy a premier learning experience developed in partnership with Southern Cross University. Join the ranks of some of Australia’s best talent in hospitality when you study with The Hotel School!

Whether you're after a place to stay while studying, counselling services, expert career advice or even medical assistance, students of Southern Cross University will get the right support, services and assistance that help make their learning journey as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales: Sydney
Victoria: Melbourne
Queensland: Brisbane

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Business in Global Hotel Leadership from Southern Cross University.

Graduates are prepared to seek out a range of higher-level positions within the hotel and hospitality sector, and/or move directly into the Master of Business in Global Hotel Leadership.

Curious about where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The fee per subject is $2,800.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Enquire now for more information. 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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