International Tourism and Hotel Management, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)


This program equips graduates with advanced business acumen, management skills and specialised industry knowledge, considered essential for managerial level graduates.

A flexible course structure allows students to tailor their course of study to meet their individual needs and career aspirations.

The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway award. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma are awarded eight units of advanced standing towards the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management.

Career opportunities

The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is for those in need of strong foundational knowledge in tourism, events or hotel management, who are working in the industry and want to improve career advancement prospects, or for those who are interested in a career move to tourism and hospitality.

Graduates of this course will be prepared for a range of positions with private, public or non-profit organisations, within the tourism and hotel sector. These may include management positions, consultancies, policy and advisory positions and research opportunities.

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management is a pathway to the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management and covers eight units, including topics such as employee relations, event planning and management, financial analysis, gaming operations and management, destination marketing, tourism planning and environmental management, tourism information technology and tourism and hospitality management. There is also an optional work placement (internship) component.

Courses Included:
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing
  • International Tourism Systems
  • Leading and Managing People
  • Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality
  • Industry Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Applicants for admission to candidature in the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management may be selected where one or more of the following has been satisfied:
  • can demonstrate academic or professional standing considered by the School Board to be equivalent to the requirements of Rule 2 Section 3 of the University's Rules Relating to Awards; or
  • have completed the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management or equivalent qualification.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      3110 AUD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3110 AUD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • National Applies to you

      2625 AUD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2625 AUD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs

    • Sydney, Australia

      2000 - 2900 AUD/month
      Living Costs
    • Gold Coast, Australia

      1300 - 2300 AUD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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