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C24 Associate Degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Provides specific, industry-focussed theoretical knowledge and practical skills for a career in the hospitality and tourism industries.
This course is recommended for those seeking to establish themselves in the hospitality and tourism industries, but also for current employees seeking an industry-specific qualification.
It focuses on the application of key aspects of marketing, e-business systems, planning & development, services marketing & management, commercial food service management, food & beverage management, rooms division management and research methods.
Students have the opportunity to further specialise and give their studies a stronger focus in various fields, such as event management, marketing, human resource management and public relations.


Food & Beverage Manager, Resort and Gaming Manager, Tourist Attraction Manager, Visitor Information Officer, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Retail Travel and Tour Operation Manager, Convention Centre Manager, Travel Guide


Standard University admission requirements apply.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The Associate Degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management degree requires a minimum of 240 credit points (16 units) and requires two years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent.


The degree has the following main components:

  1. a Core Program of 180 credit points (12 units) as listed below.
  2. a Supplementary Program 60 credit points (4 units) consisting of:
    • a 4 unit minor; or
    • 4 electives.


NOTE: All Associate Degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management students must complete no more than 120 credit points (8 units) at first year level.

BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge 15
MAN1600 Information Systems for Business 15
TSM2111 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 15
BES1200 Business Knowledge Development 15
HOS2106 Introduction to Commercial Food Service Management: Practice 15
HOS2325 Managing the Service Experience 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
HOS2110 Food and Beverage Management 15
HOS2220 Rooms-Division Management II 15
MKT2195 Services Marketing and Management 15
TSM2105 Tourism Planning and Development 15
TSM2550 Visitor Management 15
TSM3200 Tourism and Hospitality Research 15
Plus two (2) units from Supplementary Program
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013