Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management – Master of Business Administration

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management – Master of Business Administration

Course Code

101104

Version

2

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, to an adequate standard, from this or another university; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or

Completion of one of the following awards of this university:

Graduate Certificate of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Diploma of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration;

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Masters degrees.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

48 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues

LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership

LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

TO5101:03 Tourism Systems Analysis

TO5102:03 Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management

TO5103:03 Global Destination Competitiveness

TO5104:03 Tourist Management Strategies

TO5202:03 Economic Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry

TO5203:03 Hospitality and Gastronomy: Social, Private and Commercial

PLUS

LB5217:03 Community Project

or

LB5218:03 Business Plan

or

LB5213:03 Business and Industry – Professional Internship

Options

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Brisbane

 

Singapore

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points for either component of the joint degree.

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or for undergraduate study.

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for one of the following  will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the joint Masters:

Graduate Certificate of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Diploma of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration;

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the appropriate subjects, may be eligible for one of the following awards:

Graduate Certificate of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Diploma of International Hospitality Management;

Graduate Certificate of Business Administration;

Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Course articulation

Not applicable