Master of International Hospitality Management

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
  • Location:
    WA, Perth
  • Career Outcomes:
    Event Manager | Hotel Manager | Conference and Events Assistant (Resort) | Event Operations Assistant | Food and Beverage Manager | View All

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Course Rundown

You’re a natural problem-solver who loves working with people. Now, turn it into a world-class career in hospitality with this exciting Master of International Hospitality Management course from Edith Cowan University.

Designed for students with no formal hospitality background seeking to start a new career, this industry-relevant qualification combined business management principles with hospitality knowledge, preparing you for an exciting career in senior management in the international hospitality industry.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of hospitality through study and work experience, with 16 weeks of full-time practical placement available to build competitive experience and apply your theoretical knowledge to a real-life context. Units covering marketing, events management, international business, operations management, leading teams and stakeholder management will equip you will a comprehensive skillset in business leadership, giving you diverse and exciting work opportunities for after course completion.

If you’re looking for a dynamic, challenging and exciting career working with people and using your skills to see teams succeed, a career in hospitality management is for you — and this course is your next career step.


You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognised Australian Institution (or equivalent); OR
  • Where accepted, have completed a relevant Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate; OR
  • Where accepted, have completed 5 or more years of relevant work experience; AND
  • Meet ECU’s English Competency requirements

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

  • Managing people and organisations
  • Marketing leadership
  • Fundamentals of value creation in business
  • Global hospitality operations management
  • Business in a global context
  • Working across cultures
  • Business events management
  • Strategic leadership and stakeholder management

Since opening in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) has established itself as the go-to Australian university for a quality learning experience. Students graduate among some of the best in the world and have continued to serve society in many important roles.

ECU produces winners because they are a winner! In 2018 Times Higher Education ranked ECU in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old, and the Good Universities Guide has given them a 5-star rating for teaching quality 12 years straight.

From social work, youth work, nutrition, engineering, technology, management and more, ECU offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that’ll excel your career and expose you to new levels of success. Enquire today and see where an ECU qualification can lead you!

Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.

When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.

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:

Western Australia: Joondalup

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of International Hospitality Management from Edith Cowan University.

This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to immediately seek work in the diverse and exciting field of hospitality. You may choose to seek work in an international hotel, resort, restaurant, events venue or catering company, and work as a manager, team leader, operations leader or consultant, either in Australia or overseas.

The experience gained during this qualification will help you build the professional manner, initiative and leadership and teamwork skills expected in the hospitality industry, helping you stand out in a competitive job market after graduation.


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

How Much Will It Cost?

Fees may be paid up-front, or students can apply for a FEE-HEP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of the fees (eligibility criteria applies).

Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!

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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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