Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in any discipline, from this or another university; or
Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy or have successfully completed an AQF 8 qualification from James Cook University within the previous two (2) years.
48 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, JCU graduates will be able to:
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers
LB5236:03 International Political Economy
LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise
LB5235:03 Applied Research Project
TO5002:03 Introduction to Tourism and the Environment
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
Select 6 credit points of any LB52__ subjects
Select 3 credit points of any level 5 subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Not offered in 2017 and 2018
Expected time to complete
2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student 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.
Students may apply for exemption for previous tertiary study where appropriate in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
In particular the following general advanced standing will be granted:
NB Where practical experience without qualifications, as set out above, is used to meet entry requirements that experience will not also be used to give advance standing.
*Management, Tourism and Hospitality or other disciplines where students will have completed study relating to organisational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management.
**Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years full-time equivalent professional work experience in a management, leadership or supervisory level in a business environment or be eligible for a member grade status of a relevant professional organisation. Students will have demonstrable tourism and hospitality management experience relating to organizational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management.
24 credit points
Advanced standing for core subjects will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
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 student has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or for undergraduate study.
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of either