Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Southern Cross University

  • Location

    QLD | VIC | NSW

  • Career Outcomes:

    Event Manager | Event Coordinator | Hotel Manager | Conference and Events Assistant (Resort) | Conference Coordinator | View All

Course Rundown

Start your dream career on the global stage by studying this challenging and exciting Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management from The Hotel School. 

Designed for professionals seeking to build on existing hospitality experience and excel in leadership roles in the tourism sector, this course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to tackle the industry’s most challenging problems with ease and professionalism. 

With a focus on strategic leadership and management, this course prepares students for all aspects of a career in hospitality or tourism management. You’ll study people management and communication, business planning and entrepreneurial thinking, marketing and financial management, and have opportunities to build you practical competencies and develop your resume by undertaking internship and integrated workplace learning opportunities. 

Designed for future leaders, this course will help you develop the critical and creative abilities required to thrive on the global stage in tourism and hospitality management roles both in Australia and overseas. If you’re seeking a challenging, rewarding and dynamic career, this course is your first step.

The Hotel School Master: Uma Panchapakesan


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

  • Hold an Australia bachelor's degree or equivalent

Please note that selection for this course is on merit and you may be required to attend an interview. English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 is also required for international students. 

What You’ll Learn

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

Core units:

  • Accounting for managers
  • Industry research project
  • Marketing
  • Leading and managing people
  • Tourism and hospitality management
  • International tourism systems
  • Management communication
  • Tourism and hospitality sales and promotion
  • Tourism planning environments
  • Food and beverage management
  • Revenue and yield management for tourism & hospitality
  • Festival and special events planning
  • Facility and risk management for hospitality operations

Elective units:

  • Tourism and hotel internship
  • Tourism and hotel professional development
  • Contemporary hotel and tourism issues
  • Business research methods
  • Service management for tourism and hospitality
  • Environmental management for hotels and attractions
  • Business events management

Why study with The Hotel School?

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!

Student Support

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:

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management from Southern Cross University. 

This qualification will enable you to seek employment at the highest levels of global hospitality and tourism operation. You may choose to seek employment in senior management, strategic development, leadership or entrepreneurial roles in the tourism, hospitality and hotel management industries after completing this course. 

With this qualification, you may seek employment both in Australia and overseas, and could enjoy a dynamic and enriching career on the global stage. 

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

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

Students can also pay fees upfront.

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.