Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management – Master of Business Administration – First half year intakes (Australia) and ALL intakes (Singapore)

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management – Master of Business Administration – First half year intakes (Australia) and ALL intakes (Singapore)

Course Code

101104

Version

3

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Notes

This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the following students:

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake

  • Singapore students commencing in 2014 in the first, second or third trimester intakes

The following students should refer to the other document for their course information:

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes

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 or practical experience 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.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

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

Course Structure

NB Core subjects marked * are not available in Singapore in 2014

Core Subjects

LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context or LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations*

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues or LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment*

LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership or LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change*

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: Application of Strategy or LB5218:03 Business Plan: Application of Strategy or LB5213:03 Business and Industry-Professional Internship or LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project*

Options

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

This course information is for Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake only

Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Cairns

Not offered in 2014

Singapore

This course information is for Singapore students commencing in 2014

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 a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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.

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 or more 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