Bachelor of Hospitality Management
|2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
|Next start term
|Term 1, 2024
|On Campus, Online
The Bachelor of Hospitality Management is your gateway to a career in this growing industry. This course provides students with an opportunity to widen their career prospects in hospitality management by exposing them to studies in business-related disciplines.
The Bachelor of Hospitality Management offers you a unique learning journey that will provide you with foundation business knowledge as well as the opportunity to choose from elective areas of study. The eight industry relevant electives strengthen the relevance of your study to the world of hospitality work. The course provides you with knowledge and skills to work effectively in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Hospitality Management is designed for students who have completed an Advanced Diploma or a Diploma from a recognised institution. The course provides you with a direct pathway based on prior completion of a vocational or higher education qualification in hospitality management. The vocational pathway provides you with a strong foundation to complete the course in one and a half or two years depending on your entry pathway.
- Accelerated Study
- Authentic Learning Experiences
- Seamless Pathways
Completing the Bachelor of Hospitality Management opens the door to an exciting career in the hospitality industry. Typical roles may include:
- beverage manager
- catering manager
- event manager
- hotel manager
- public relations manager
- sales manager
- tourism manager.
Structure & Availability
Whether you enter this course with a diploma or advanced diploma you are required to complete nine core units. If you hold a completed diploma, you are required to complete three additional core units in marketing communications, marketing of service products, and marketing research analytics and you will also complete four electives from a select list. If you enter this course via the advanced diploma pathway, in addition to the nine core units, you will select three electives from a list of units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
Credit transfer information
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
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Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
Professional Practice and Experience - BUSN13004
The undertaking of a business internship is an option in this unit. It will take the form of an industry placement. Work experience in industry directed by the provider, within the secured place of employment. 12 weeks @ 20 hours (maximum) = 240 hours total
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.
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- tertiary diploma level qualification, or
- bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
- completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
- Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
- Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.
Refer to International Entry Requirements
Fees & Scholarships
2024 Indicative Fees
|Commonwealth Supported Place – Indicative First Year Fee
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee
Indicative first-year fee
The fees listed are indicative only and based on enrolling in a full-time study load for one academic year (generally, this is eight units over two terms). Your fees may vary depending on the units you select and the number you study per term. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Understanding your fees.
Commonwealth support and government assistance loans
Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are subsidised by the Australian Government, meaning you are only required to pay the student contribution rather than full tuition fees if you meet eligibility requirements. If offered a CSP, you may be eligible for a HECS-HELP government loan. HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists you in paying your student contributions. Provided you meet the HECS-HELP eligibility criteria, you may use HECS-HELP to defer part or all of your student contribution fees. Learn more about paying for university.
Other study costs
Part of your course costs includes Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). There may also be additional costs as part of your studies, such as textbooks, technology expenses, travel expenses, professional certifications, uniforms, or vaccinations. Explore other study costs.
At CQUniversity, we believe higher education should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time, and we are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and stipends.
Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more.
How to apply
|Online: 150051 ; Melbourne: 153001
|Online: 850125; Brisbane: 880121
|New South Wales
If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.
Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.
Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations, such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.
What’s the best way to apply?
- Option 1: Ideal for most situations, whether you have completed high school recently or some time ago.
- Option 2: Ideal if you are studying with one of our partner study hubs.
- Option 3: Ideal if you have previously studied with CQU.
Option 1: Ideal for most situations, apply via a tertiary admission centre
View the table below for the best application option based on where you live.
|If you live in
|Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC)*
|Apply via QTAC
|New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
|Apply via UAC
|Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, South Australia
|Apply via ApplyCQUNI
*Please note that you may be required to pay a fee when applying via a TAC.
Option 2: Want to study with one of our partner study hubs? Apply via ApplyCQUni
Benefit from local support, space, technology and facilities offered by one of our delivery partners.
|If you are studying with:
|Murray River Study Hub
|Access to local study facilities.
Option 3: If you have previously studied with CQU, apply direct.
As a past CQU student, you may be eligible to apply directly to CQU for this course. To apply directly, your prior study with CQU must be a completed or partially completed CQU course or unit, including:
- CQU’s Skills for Tertiary Entrance Preparatory Studies (STEPS), Tertiary Entrance Program (TEP), or Start Uni Now (SUN) units.
- A CQU certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master or research higher degree, or a unit within these courses.