International Tourism and Hotel Management

Southern Cross University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
3250 AUD/module
2800 AUD/module
Tuition fee
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The Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management from Southern Cross University is designed for students who wish to gain a higher degree, helping them to secure senior management employment in their chosen career direction. 

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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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