Associate Degree in Hospitality Management

Melbourne Polytechnic

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00724G

This program integrates study in hospitality management and business management to develop excellent leadership capacity in the hospitality industry. Melbourne Polytechnic provides specialist facilities and equipment to support the development of strong vocational and management skills including: St Georges Restaurant (training restaurant at the Preston campus open to the public); kitchens; training bar; wine tasting laboratory; qualified academic staff supported by highly experienced industry practitioners; guest lecturers advising on current industry practice; work placement field trips; strong links with the hospitality industry and professional associations.


  • Hospitality management

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 VCE
  • Or equivalent with English
  • Or VET diploma in hospitality management
  • Or equivalent
  • Or relevant industry experience

Study pathways

Students successfully completing the Associate Degree will have the option to pursue a third year of study to attain the Bachelor of Hospitality Management. Students may be eligible for credit, credit transfer and recognised prior learning based on previous education and work experience.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Preston Domestic: $19,000
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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.

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