The Bachelor of Hospitality Management is designed for students who have completed an Associate degree or Advanced Diploma or a Diploma from a recognised institution. The two-year course provides you with a direct pathway based on prior completion of vocational or higher education qualification in hospitality management. The course provides you with knowledge and skills to work effectively in hospitality and tourism industry. The vocational pathway provides you with a strong foundation to complete the degree in two years.
The growth of the hospitality industry has opened many doors for graduates in areas such as hotels, restaurants, night clubs, conference centres, cruise liners, retailing, transportation, travel agencies, tour companies, tourist attractions, leisure centres, recreation and sport and cultural industries. Work as a hotel manager, sales manager, food and beverage manager, or public relations manager - to name a few options.
|Duration||2 years full-time or 4 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||144|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Undergraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||BHospMgt|
|AQF Level||Level 7: Bachelor Degree|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Pre-requisite: Students must have completed an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) or equivalent recognised Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Hospitality, Tourism or Hotel Management to gain entry into this course.
International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditiation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|Year||Number of Students|
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas|
|4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas|
|6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 12||Total credit points: 72|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|ECON11026||Principles of Economics|
|HRMT19016||Contemporary HRM Issues|
|MRKT19036||Marketing of Service Products|
|MRKT19038||Marketing Research and Analytics|
|ACCT11059||Accounting, Learning and Online Communication|
|MGMT11109||Introduction to Business|
|OCHS12015||Occupational Health and Safety Law|
|MRKT19040||Strategic Marketing and Planning|
|MGMT13151||Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups|
|MRKT13014||New Product Development and Branding|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
Electives may be selected from any 6 unit of credit advanced level undergraduate unit offered by CQUniversity.
For Course Planners please refer to the following website http://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/planners-and-profiles
Application for Credit Transfer
Credit transfer will only be granted where a student is able to demonstrate that tertiary studies equivalent in content and depth to a Bachelor of Hospitality Management unit has been completed. Students should examine the unit synopses in this handbook to determine the units from which they may be eligible to claim exemption.
Refer to the Credit Transfer website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/credittransfer for further details.