Develop management and leadership capabilities alongside practical based industry skills in the Bachelor of Hospitality Management and Associate Degree 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 & 2 where exploration, investigation and problem solving will be applied to actual current industry issues.
Industry connections and resources
Preston campus hosts a range of hospitality facilities and resources, including commercial kitchens, an onsite commercial working restaurant (St Georges Restaurant), conference facilities and innovative industry relevant software programs.
Our academic staff are experts in the current hospitality and business industries.
The Bachelor of Hospitality Management program also has student exchange agreements with a number of international institutions, offering you (as a domestic student) the chance to study for six months in another country.
Students graduate with a Bachelor of Hospitality Management at the end of a 3 year full time study load. Course consists of 20 core subjects and 4 elective subjects. Year 1 (8 core), Year 2 (6 core, 2 electives), Year 3 (6 core, 2 electives).
When you have successfully completed the first two years of the Bachelor degree you may choose to exit with the Associate Degree of Hospitality Management qualification.
Throughout the degree you will be assessed through a combination of examinations, assignments, tests (written and practical), group and individual reports and projects, essays, practical tasks, literature reviews, journals, presentations, interviews, case studies, self-reflections and class participation.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit Policy and associated procedures. Applications for academic credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
VTAC CodePreston 6900669292
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance - HE
Modes of Delivery
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Assessment MethodsThe method of assessment may include a combination of examinations, assignments, tests, group and individual reports and projects, essays, practical tasks, literature reviews, journals, presentations, interviews, case studies and class participation
MaterialsLists of materials and book lists are provided at the start of the course
Entrance RequirementsApplicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) Successful completion of Year 12 VCE or equivalent with no specified minimum ATAR score and a study score of at least 20 in any English. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study Successful completion of a VET diploma. Applicants with higher education A complete or incomplete higher education qualification. Applicants with work and life experience Relevant industry or life experience.
Pathways to further studyOnce you have successfully completed the Associate Degree, you will have the option to pursue a third year of study to attain the HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Career PathwaysVocational outcomes include management and supervisory positions in event and tourism industry enterprises or operations including event management companies, local council, state government and regional tourism associations; hotels, motels or restaurant enterprises in a wide range of front-line management professions such as food and beverage, reservations, functions, sales and marketing; winery related enterprises including accommodation, sales and marketing, food and beverage, restaurant or cellar door operations
Units Of Study
Credit points are a basic measure of student workload. All subjects are given a credit point value. Most subjects at Melbourne Polytechnic are 12 credit points. A normal full-time annual workload is 96 credit points. The academic year is divided into two main semesters; full-time students usually enrol in 48 credit points each semester, part time students usually enrol in 24 credit points each semester or less.
|BHM101||INTRODUCTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY|
|BHM102||FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|BHM104||EFFECTIVE BUSINESS ENQUIRY AND COMMUNICATION|
|BHM105||ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS|
|BHM107||FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS|
|BHM108||FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPERATIONS|
|BHM202||FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT|
|BHM205||PEOPLE AND CULTURE|
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 6.
This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).