International Hotel and Resort Management


Advanced Diploma of International Hotel and Resort Management
CRICOS: 088023K | National ID: 10060NAT

International Hotel and Resort Management

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Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2018

Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2019


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Tuition Fees

2018*: Semester 1 - $6,850 | Semester 2 - $6,850

A 50% discount applies to 2018 fees. Find out more.

*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review. 2018 fees subject to change.


Receive a 50% discount off your first semester of study in 2018! Find out more.

Prepare for a career that gives you the opportunity to travel and see the world. The Advanced Diploma of International Hotel and Resort Management (10060NAT) (CRICOS: 088023K) is a unique and dynamic course that combines theoretical and practical education. Learn transferable business and management skills while you prepare for an exciting career in the booming hotel and resort industry.

The qualification will explore and analyse tools and strategies to manage each unique department in a hotel and resort operation on an international scale, including:

  • food and beverage operations;
  • front office;
  • reservations and yield management;
  • guest relations;
  • human resources; and
  • sales and marketing.


• A four month paid industry placement is a valuable aspect of this signature program for our international students at a leading hotel or resort in Australia and is a key feature of this advanced diploma*. During your industry placement, you will reinforce and expand on the knowledge and skills gained at CIT, allowing you to gain real-world skills in a hotel or resort work environment while you study, giving you hands-on experience to complement your studies.

* This program supports all students in arranging work placements, with the exception of overseas placements.

Excursions to local and interstate hotels and resorts are also a component of this course. During your study, you will meet many industry experts, and be taught by current industry professionals who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience in this thriving industry.

Note: The work placement (450 hours in total) may be based in Canberra, another location within Australia or overseas. CIT program coordinator will arrange all local and national work placements. Overseas work placements must be arranged by the student. Students are required to complete the following unit before attending placement to meet industry and CIT student placement policy: SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Entry Requirements

ACT Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent OR Adult Entry with relevant practical work or other professional experience | Students must also meet one of the following English requirements: IELTS 5.5 (across all four bands) | TOEFL iBT – 46 | PTE Academic – 42 across all bands | TOEFL PBT – 527 | Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162.

Extra Fees

Advanced Diploma:
Uniform Costs:$145

Course Subjects

Advanced Diploma of International Hotel and Resort Management
CRICOS: 088023K | National ID: 10060NAT
Stage One

National ID Subject Name
SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol
Operating a bar
Preparing and serving espresso coffee
Providing table service of food and beverage
Providing housekeeping services to guests
Providing accommodation reception services
Using a computerised reservations or operations system
IHMRES601 Research and analyse the hotel and resort industry
Managing quality customer service
Managing diversity in the workplace
Electives - complete 1 of 2 subjects
National ID Subject Name
Using oral communication skills to facilitate workplace teams
Conducting basic oral communication in a language other than English (Mandarin)

Stage Two

National ID Subject Name
IHMCUL601 Research menu engineering and design
Managing operational plan
Leading and managing people
IHMFIN601 Analyse hotel revenue and yield management
Rostering Staff
Managing remuneration and employee benefits
Establishing and maintaining a work health and safety system
Identifying hazards, assessing and controlling safety risks
Managing recruitment selection and induction processes
Developing and managing performance- management processes
Implement change management in the hotel and resort industry

Stage Three

National ID Subject Name
Establishing and conducting business relationships
Coordinating marketing activities
Researching and complying with regulatory requirements
Managing projects
Managing a business continuity crisis
Managing risk
Developing and implementing a business plan
Managing finances

Job Opportunities

Management and senior supervisory positions in international hotels and resorts across a range of departments including rooms division, guest relations, reservations, food and beverage, sales and marketing, finance and human resources.

Teaching Methods and Assessment

Students will learn through a blend of face to face and online learning using digital and teacher resources, textbooks, and online learning and student engagement through eLearn.

Students will be assessed through direct observation, portfolios, product based methods (reports, presentations) and evidence from the workplace.

Pathways to Further Study

Students who successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of International Hotel and Resort Management and gain entry into Charles Sturt University will receive 1.5 years credit towards the Bachelor of Business Studies.

Students are advised to speak directly with each university in relation to course choices and pathways.

Pathway International Hotel and Resort Management

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