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Entry Requirements

Undergraduate entry requirements

Entry requirements for applicants wishing to enrol in BMIHMS undergraduate hospitality courses are as follows:

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary School Certificate or have attained an approved international equivalent.
  • If Year 12 has not been completed, applicants with an equivalent Australian Year 11 and at least a Certificate IV qualification or a partially completed university degree may be considered.
  • Students must be of 18 years of age or older by the course start date.
  • All applicants must provide original certified copies of any academic and professional qualifications (including the original language and translated document, if applicable).

For applicants who do not meet the above criteria, admission may be granted by the Head of School, Director of Academic Affairs or nominee based on a documented assessment of the applicant’s overall ability to undertake the program of study and to achieve the course learning outcomes.

For Diploma applicants who do not meet the above criteria, admission may be granted based on broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success, OR formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success, OR written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Entry into the postgraduate International Hotel Management or Global Business Management degree programs is based upon previous academic performance and proficiency in the English language.

The criteria for entry is as follows:

  • Applicants must be 21 years of age or over when starting a Masters’ degree, Graduate Certificate or Diploma.
  • They must have completed a bachelor degree as recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF 7).
  • Those with 3 years management / supervisory experience can also enter the Masters’ degree by successfully completing the Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma.
  • Original certified copies of all qualifications must be provided (including the original language and translated document, if applicable).

Alternative entry requirements

Mature age entry:

Applicants who are over 21 at the time of application are entitled to mature age consideration.

Undergraduate program applicants may obtain entry by having at least three years supervisory/managerial work experience as deemed relevant by the Dean or nominee and/or documented assessment of the applicants overall ability to undertake the program of study and to achieve the course learning outcomes.

Postgraduate program applicants may obtain entry by having at least three years supervisory/managerial work experience as deemed relevant by the Dean or nominee and/or documented assessment of the applicants overall ability to undertake the program of study and to achieve the course learning outcomes.

Mature age applicants will be admitted into the Graduate Certificate program. When successfully completed, articulation into the Graduate Diploma or the Master will be granted.

Special needs/educationally disadvantaged students:

Under its educational equity program, the School may give special consideration for course admission to applicants who have suffered educational disadvantage. In particular, applicants with physical disabilities and applicants from geographically isolated areas or economically disadvantaged backgrounds may apply for special consideration. Applications will be assessed on prior academic achievements, any relevant work experience and a personal interview with the Head of School, Director of Academic Affairs or their nominee.  For international applicants English language proficiency requirements still apply.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island applicants:

Applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island (ATSI) descent may apply for special consideration for admission to the School. Applications for special consideration (ATSI) should be made in writing to the Admissions Manager. Applications will be assessed on prior academic achievements, any relevant work experience and a personal interview with the Head of School, Director of Academic Affairs or their nominee.  ATSI applicants who do not request special consideration will be subject to the School’s standard entry requirements.

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