Restaurant and Catering Management Course | Undergraduate Degree | BMIHMS

International Restaurant and Catering Management Degree

This course will be delivered by Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Pty Limited TEQSA provider ID: 12016, CRICOS Provider number 00911E, with all the quality standards associated with the school. It will confer a qualification from Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Pty Ltd, not from Torrens University Australia Ltd.

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

Studying Restaurant and Catering Management at Blue Mountains

Study Option 1

Study Option 1 - Bachelor of Business in International Restaurant and Catering Management

Study Option 2

RACM Option 2

Course Entry Requirements

DegreeAgeEnglish Language ProficiencyQualification
International Restaurant and Catering Management17yrs & 9 months+6.0 IELTS (or equivalent) (i)*Australian Year 12 certificate, or international equivalent

*(i) Students who don’t meet IELTS 6.0 may apply for our intensive English Language Program (ELP), run by our pathway partner, Academy of English (CRICOS 02399M). Details are available online.

This Bachelor of Business degree program adds to the specialist hospitality management education delivered by BMIHMS. This is a degree for individuals’ passionate about food and wine, and particularly those striving to build a management career in an area they adore. The science and planning behind managing successful food and beverage establishments does not come without challenges and often has a lot at stake. BMIHMS will prepare you to become a leader in the restaurant and catering industry. You will study a Bachelor of Business degree specialising in Restaurant and Catering Management, providing you with a business qualification with the added benefit of skills and knowledge specific to the hospitality sector.

There are many opportunities within this sector in a range of food and beverage outlets, through branding, finance and revenue, food service operations, restaurants, bars, entertainment facilities and venue management. This is a comprehensive field of study with many career paths, which will excite you.

You will initially be based at our Leura campus, which operates as a simulated hotel environment, where students are both guest and staff. This provides undergraduate restaurant and catering management students with the unique opportunity to put theoretical knowledge into practice. From food and beverage management, advanced beverage and wine knowledge, restaurant and catering models to design and facilities. Students gain hands-on experience in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Industry Placements

The Industry Placement (IP) provides students with the opportunity to analyse and reflect upon the relationship between their academic studies and the workplace environment, combining professional experiences within their degree. The first placement will have a food and beverage focus in conjunction with your first term’s learning. For the second placement students should strive for a placement within a restaurant and/or catering environment.

Career Opportunities

When your degree is strongly based in the hospitality industry your career prospects are endless. Doors will be open to you in a wide area of restaurant and catering establishments in ownership or management, on a local or international stage. You will develop an edge in culinary management, with expertise enabling you to; operate as a food and beverage director, open and manage your own restaurant or event and catering company, work in banquets and conventions or even start your own franchise.

International Restaurant and Catering Management Course Units and Outlines

You can find our more about the contents of our undergraduate course by downloading the course unit list and International Restaurant and Catering Management Subject Descriptions for the International Restaurant and Catering Management Degree.

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. Every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of information units and lecturers do sometimes change. Current Students should always refer to the “Student and Staff Information System” (SSIS) for up to date information on lecturers, learning outcomes and assessment items.

Year 1Year 2Year 3
Play VideoBUS101 Accounting FundamentalsBUS201 Management AccountingBUS301 Services Marketing
Play VideoBUS102 Management and LeadershipPlay VideoBUS202 EconomicsBUS302 Business Management and Entrepreneurship
BUS103 Research and Academic SkillsPlay VideoBUS203 Business LawBUS303 Organisational Development and Change
Play VideoBUS104 Sales and MarketingBUS204 Human Resource ManagementBUS304 Strategic Planning and Management
BUS105 Cross Cultural StudiesPlay VideoBUS205 Research Skills and PracticesPlay VideoBUS305 Ethical Business Management
Play VideoHOS101 Food and Beverage Operations ManagementRCM201 Advanced Beverage and Wine KnowledgeRCM301 Project Management (Venues)
Play VideoHTL101 Food and Beverage Management ControlRCM202 Menu Planning and EngineeringRCM302 International Restaurant and Catering Models Design and Facilities
RCM101 Introduction to the Restaurant and Catering IndustriesRCM203 Managing the BrandPlay VideoHTL303 The Leadership Experience
IPRC101 Industry PlacementIPRC201 Industry Placement

Course Cricos Codes

Diploma of Business (International Restaurant and Catering Management) 089930M
Associate Degree of Business (International Restaurant and Catering Management) 084225K
Bachelor of Business (International Restaurant and Catering Management) 084223A