The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is designed for students who wish to gain a higher degree to help them secure senior management employment in tourism or hospitality organisations. It equips graduates with advanced business acumen, management skills and specialised industry knowledge considered essential for managerial-level graduates. Graduates of this course will emerge as confident leaders, sensitive to the complex issues and challenges that at times confront the global tourism and hotel industries.
Advanced standing may apply to students who have completed relevant undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Major areas of study:
The course provides a comprehensive study of aspects of
tourism and hotel management from both theoretical and
practical ‘real world’ perspectives taught by academics with
Students study core business management units then select
from a range of specialised units relevant to their career
path including tourism management, hotel management and
convention and event management.
Students also undertake an independent research project
(equal to two units), towards the end of their degree, to focus
on an aspect of tourism that interests them.
As part of this course, students may choose to undertake a
300-hour internship (equivalent to two units) in either a paid
or volunteer role. This practical experience, combined with
theoretical understanding, enhances the learning experience
for students who have a professional and personal interest in
this high growth area.
Students are responsible for securing their internship
placement and are given extensive assistance in interview
and application procedures, access to a database of potential
employers and roles and ongoing support from the dedicated
Work Integrated Learning team.