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International Tourism and Hotel Management, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


It 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.


The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management for Southern Cross University 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

Courses Included:

  • Management Communication
  •  Tourism Planning Environments
  •  The Positive Leader
  • Marketing
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • International Tourism Systems
  • Contemporary Hotel and Tourism Issues

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements


  • Gold Coast- 066578A
  • Melbourne, Sydney - 086103D

Qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree [suggest linking to policy], plus specific requirements as indicated in the course structure tab. Students are required to have a degree considered by the University to be equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree. Students without a degree but with substantial relevant work experience may be admitted to a Graduate Diploma or Masters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3250 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Gold Coast, Australia

    1313 - 2310 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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