Be prepared to join the fastest growing job sector

The hospitality and tourism industries contribute more than AUD$4 trillion in gross global output, which translates into millions of jobs worldwide. As the industry moves from being skills-based to a more knowledge-based industry, you need a higher level of education to access the top jobs. Managers now need to be fully attuned to the culture, service and competitive aspects of the sector. Whilst studying the Diploma, you will learn about the service industry in general, basic hotel operations and basic management and accounting skills.

Key Info

Campus:        Mt Gravatt & Gold Coast

Duration:        2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:          Trimester 1, 2 & 3

2018 Fees:    A$19,000

Campus:        Mt Gravatt & Gold Coast

Duration:        2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:          Trimester 1, 2 & 3

CRICOS:        052593F

2018 Fees:    A$26,000

Program structure

First trimester

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Information Systems for Services Industries
  • Academic and Professional Skills Development
  • People and Places in the Service Industries

Second trimester

  • Management Concepts
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • International Food and Beverage Management

Students who enter with an IELTS (or equivalent) < 6.0 will be required to undertake the free Language Development  Modules as part of their program.

Pathway options

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Assumed knowledge

1408

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1409

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Nathan

80 CP

English

1288

Bachelor of Business
Majors: Accounting, Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Sustainable Enterprise, Tourism Management.

Nathan

80 CP

English

1034

Bachelor of Business
Majors; Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Tourism Management.

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1035

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Economics)

Nathan

80 CP

English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Economics)

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1399

Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Nathan / Gold Coast

80 CP

English

1105

Bachelor of International Business

Nathan

80 CP

English

1107

Bachelor of International Business

Gold Coast

80 CP

English

Credit eligibility for other programs

1035

Bachelor of Commerce ( Finance, Financial Planning)

Nathan

70 CP

English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance, Financial Planning)

Gold Coast

70 CP

English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

English

Progression: Australian citizens and permanent residents:

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

^Students will progress to their bachelor degree upon completion of their Griffith College diploma with a GPA equivalent to Griffith University’s admission rank requirement for entry to the bachelor program. Contact Griffith College for GPA to rank equivalencies. Diploma students who do not meet the progression requirements for their pathway to Griffith University can apply for a place in their preferred degree via QTAC, and be considered along with other external applicants subject to QTAC admissions requirements and processes.

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Min. GPA requirements^

English requirements

Assumed knowledge

1408

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1409

Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1288

Bachelor of Business
Majors: Accounting, Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Sustainable Enterprise, Tourism Management.

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1034

Bachelor of Business
Majors; Asian Business, Economics, Employment Relations, Entrepreneurship and Self Employment, Event Management, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate and Property Development, Sport Management, Tourism Management.

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1035

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Economics)

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Economics)

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1399

Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Nathan / Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1105

Bachelor of International Business

Nathan

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1107

Bachelor of International Business

Gold Coast

80 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

Credit eligibility for other programs

1035

Bachelor of Commerce ( Finance, Financial Planning)

Nathan

70 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1286

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance, Financial Planning)

Gold Coast

70 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0English

Progression: *80 credit points is equivalent to one year of fulltime study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

^International students must achieve the required minimum GPA to progress to their chosen Griffith College bachelor degree. Please note: If your preferred Bachelor program is not listed above, please contact Griffith College to obtain more information on the possible pathway options.

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“The College community is wonderful, I have made many friends here and the extra support I have received from my tutors and support staff means that I am confident I will succeed when I enter Griffith University in my second year.”

Ashleena Prakash

Ashleena shares her experience studying Hotel Management at Griffith College.

Junyan Li (Joe)

Junyan shares his experience studying Hotel Management at  Griffith College

Potential career paths for degree graduates

  • Club and recreational facility management
  • Hotel, resort and restaurant management
  • Tourism, event and sport management
  • Airline services
  • Event management