What will I learn?

Develop management and leadership capabilities and increase your prospects of getting a senior position in the industry with the Associate Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Management.

You will develop your business management potential, get hands-on experience in our hospitality training centre and gain a thorough understanding of the industry's trends and issues.

This course prepares you to join the fast growing hospitality and tourism job sector. You will gain an applied knowledge of the major operational, managerial and organisational areas in the industry.

You’ll learn from teachers who are directly involved in the industry, and develop skills in:

  • hotel operations management
  • food, wine and catering operations
  • accounting principles for management
  • marketing and business communications
  • contracts, risk and business law
  • resort management
  • rooms division management.

Employment for management and other roles in the hospitality and tourism industries is expected to grow significantly in the next few years. According to Deloitte(external link), the tourism industry is identified as ranking second within a set of ‘fabulous five’ industry sectors that will drive Australian economic growth, with projections of almost five per cent growth per annum, over the next 30 years.

After graduating, you could find employment in the following positions:

  • food and beverage manager
  • hotel manager
  • restaurant manager
  • accommodation manager
  • operations manager
  • function manager
  • small business operator
  • event manager

Which department am I in?

VU College

CRICOS

100454

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$16,800.00 (US$ 11,988) per year
AUD $8,400 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

Footscray Nicholson Campus

Corner of Nicholson and Buckley Streets,

FOOTSCRAY,

Victoria,

3011, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169. VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

For international students

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline OR

Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

English language requirements

IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)

TOEFL Internet: Test score of 79

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 58-64 (with no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 176. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 6): Achieved.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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