Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Melbourne Polytechnic

Develop management and leadership capabilities alongside practical based industry skills in the Bachelor of Hospitality Management. The global hospitality industry needs managers with strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent leadership and strategic management capability. This degree offers you an opportunity to develop your leadership potential, experience and attain practical industry skills and build the knowledge and expertise necessary to manage and succeed in Hospitality businesses and facilities globally. You will use current industry software (such as Opera), experience work integrated learning in our restaurant, and even run real, live events! Your journey through this degree culminates in Capstone subjects 1 and 2 where exploration, investigation and problem solving will be applied to actual current industry issues.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,500
International: $51,756

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 VCE or equivalent with English; or VET Diploma in hospitality management or equivalent; or relevant industry experience

Subjects you can Study:

Accommodation management; Event management; Food and beverage management; Hospitality management

Further information:

Alternative entry: relevant employment / experience can include industry experience in areas such as hospitality, sales and marketing, retail, customer service, local government, tourism, events, or winery operations and demonstrated capacity to undertake work at degree level. International students must have IELTS Level 6.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston No info Yes Full time 3 years
Preston No info Yes Part time 6 years

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