International Hotel and Resort Management Degree

  • Course duration: 2.5 years
  • Industry placements: 2
  • Campuses: Leura and Sydney (students must study at both)
  • Intakes: Jan, April, July, Oct

Studying Hotel and Resort Management at Blue Mountains

Course Outline for Bachelor of Business in International Hotel and Resort Management

Course Entry Requirements

Degree Age English Language Proficiency Qualification
International Hotel and Resort Management 17yrs & 9 months+ 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent) plus IES(i) or 6.0 IELTS (or equivalent) Australian Year 12 certificate, or international equivalent

By entering the world of Hospitality Management with BMIHMS, you’ll start on a career path that opens doors to working worldwide.  It’s a fast growing industry with high demand for qualified management level staff. By earning the right qualifications combined with hard work and initiative, you’ll soon find yourself reaching a senior position, managing people and exciting projects.

Over the first 2 years of this hotel management degree, students live on-site at our Practical Learning Centre, Leura campus. In addition they undertake 2 industry placements that provide hands-on, practical experience. Students’ final 6-months focus on business management. Classes are held at our non-residential, Executive Business Centre, Sydney campus.

The Leura campus operates as a simulated hotel, where students are both guest and staff. This provides undergraduate hotel and resort management students with the unique opportunity to put theoretical knowledge into practice. From guest relations, front office management, food and beverage to housekeeping and property management. Students gain hands-on experience in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Armed with a business degree, our graduates have flexibility to work in many sectors in a huge variety of roles. Employment is commonly found in 5-star hotels and resorts and many obtain sought-after trainee management roles.

Find out how industry placement can benefit you by using our fee calculator to see how it can potentially reduce the cost of study through earning extra money when working in hotels.

Swiss Diploma

Students who complete the Hotel and Resort Management degree are also awarded the Les Roches Diploma in Hotel Operations. This prestigious and globally recognised qualification is from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management – one of Europe’s most respected and leading Swiss hotel schools.

International Hotel and Resort Management Degree – Course Units and Outlines

You can find our more about the contents of our undergraduate course by downloading the course unit list and International Hotel and Resort Management subject descriptions.

Course Units Summary

The list below details each of the units within the International Hotel and Resort Management degree throughout the 2.5 years of study. You can view a summary of a unit by clicking on the link or the play symbol.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Play VideoBUS101 Accounting Fundamentals BUS201 Management Accounting BUS301 Services Marketing
Play VideoBUS102 Management and Leadership Play VideoBUS202 Economics BUS302 Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Play VideoBUS103 Communication in a Digital Age Play VideoBUS203 Business Law BUS303 Organisational Development and Change
Play VideoBUS104 Sales and Marketing BUS204 Human Resource Management BUS304 Strategic Planning and Management
BUS105 Cross Cultural Studies Play VideoBUS205 Research Skills and Practices Play VideoBUS305 Ethical Business Management
Play VideoHOS101 Food and Beverage Operations Management HOS201 Operations and Environment Management HTL301 Managing Hotel and Resort Facilities
Play VideoHTL101 Food and Beverage Management Control Play VideoHTL201 Rooms Division Management HTL302 Revenue Management
HTL102 The International Hospitality Industry HTL202 Hotel and Resort Planning and Design Play VideoHTL303 The Leadership Experience
IPH101 Industry Placement IPH201 Industry Placement

Double Degree at Blue Mountains

Once a student has completed a Bachelor of Business degree they can also attain a second Undergraduate degree in either (International Event Management) or (International Restaurant and Catering) with just an additional 8 units of study (24 weeks).