Associate Degree in Hospitality Management

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 02411J

Our hospitality management course will help you advance in the hospitality industry and increase your prospects of getting a senior hospitality position.  In our course, you'll gain specific skills in: marketing concepts business economics accounting in relation to decision-making management of projects organisational behaviour social research business statistics Please note: this course caters to Australian and international standards, requires the handling and tasting of alcohol, and does not include Halal products. We use products containing alcohol and pork during assessment. If you have completed hospitality courses up to a Diploma of Hospitality, you may be eligible to receive credit towards this hospitality associate degree. If you’re looking to advance in the hospitality industry, our Associate Degree in Hospitality Management will increase your prospects of getting a senior hospitality position. You'll study hospitality and management subjects in areas such as marketing concepts, business economics and how to manage accounting in relation to decision-making. You'll also gain skills in project management and organisational behaviour, conducting social research, and analysing business statistics.

Designed for

Applicants with Higher Education Study Applicants who have completed part of a higher education course, either at non-university higher education providers or university, are welcome to apply. Applicants seeking to transfer to Box Hill Institute from another education provider or applicants changing to a different course at Box Hill Institute can apply for Advanced Standing. All applications for Advanced Standing are assessed on an individual basis and are granted for subjects where the content and learning outcomes have been demonstrated through your completion of subjects in your prior course. Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study Applicants who have completed a VET course of study in Hospitality Management at a public TAFE or other VET provider are welcome to apply. All Diploma of Hospitality Management training packages completed within ten years prior to application will be accepted. You will receive credit for up to eight degree subjects on the basis of your diploma studies. Applicants with work and life experience Applicants with work and life experience have left secondary education more than two years ago (i.e. applicants who are not classified as recent secondary education applicants) and have not undertaken VET or higher education study since then. ‘Experience’ could include a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education.  This includes mature age entry, professional experience, community involvement or work experience.  Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped them to prepare for tertiary education or are relevant to Hospitality Management. Applicants with recent Secondary Education Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is based primarily on completion of Year 12 undertaken at school, TAFE or other VET or higher education provider (this includes both Australian or overseas equivalent) that was completed (or will be) in the current year or within the previous two years. Applicants must have successfully completed VCE (or equivalent) with a study score of at least 20 in units 3 and 4 English (any). The following VCE subjects would benefit students undertaking the degree: accounting, economics, legal studies and mathematics.   NB: All relevant criteria will be considered – e.g. school results, work experience and other study whether VET or prior higher education.


Completion of 16 subjects (96 points)


  • accounting for decision making
  • business communication
  • business statistics
  • fundamentals of marketing
  • macroeconomics
  • introduction to management
  • organisational behaviour
  • introduction to business law
  • perspectives on asia and pacific culture and business
  • financial management for the hospitality industry
  • hospitality industry studies
  • sustainability for the hospitality industry
  • contemporary hr management for the hospitality industry
  • research methods
  • accommodation management
  • food and beverage management

Standard entry requirements

International students please apply through: an authorised representative in your country a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition or direct to Box Hill Institute See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.. VTAC application and direct entry available Applicants completing secondary education (Year 12) or equivalent must:  submit a VTAC Application All other applicants must: submit an application (via Apply Now above) Recognition of Prior Learning is available.


This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 7 and Box Hill Institute Graduate Attributes. Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry into the final year of our Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

Study pathways

Function manager, account manager, sales and marketing, human resource manager, small business operator, event manager

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City International: $33,300 No information available No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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