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CRICOS Code: 088614J

The two-year Master of International Hospitality Management is your passport to great career opportunities. You will develop your knowledge and skills in service quality, human resource, financial and marketing management. You will also gain strong global perspectives on general management and leadership skills and engage in a six month hospitality industry experience.

While Le Cordon Bleu is the registered provider for this programme, it is delivered on our behalf by the University of South Australia. By combining Le Cordon Bleu’s prestigious international culinary education reputation with the University of South Australia’s excellent academic reputation, this master's programme represents a very high standard of qualification that meets contemporary industry needs.

Note – Additional UniSA Fee (SSAF)
Students enrolled in this course and studying at the University of South Australia campus will be subject to the University-charged Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF.  The Federal Government sets an annual cap as published on their Student Services and Amenities Fee information webpage.  Further information can also be found in the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) document as located on the Le Cordon Bleu Australia General Policies and Procedures webpage.

Intakes: February & August.

Key Information

CRICOS Code: 088614J

Duration: The Master of International Hospitality Management is delivered on a full-time basis over two years. The academic year comprises four terms of 11 weeks and includes six months' hospitality industry experience. Australian residents can undertake the programme part time over three years.
Tuition fees:AU$53,333 for international students. AU$46,168 for Australian students.
Age: 18.
English proficiency: 6.5 Academic IELTS with no band score below 6.0.
Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree or three (3) years relevant business or hospitality experience and expertise at a management level.
FEE-HELP: Eligible Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP for all or part of their tuition fees. Access to FEE-HELP is subject to confirmation by the Australian government.

Programme Details

  • Course Structure

    STAGES 1 & 2
    YEAR 1: ON-CAMPUS (12 MONTHS)

    SUBJECTS

    • Service Quality Management
    • The purpose of this course is to enable students to understand how to strategically manage a service orientated organisation to ensure effective quality management and the delivery of service excellence. The course examines methodologies to meet the wishes and requirements of guests whilst simultaneously meeting organisational objectives. It further examines the change process and instruments for measuring and adapting the effectiveness of the service process.
    • Global Business Environment
    • This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the role and impact of the global business environment on management decision making, business strategy, and business conduct in the international business context. The course examines how the global business environment is shaped, how it influences business activity in the international arena, and considers the corporate capabilities needed to participate in international business.
    • People, Leadership and Performance
    • The unifying theme of the course is to identify many of the factors that influence performance at work. Performance occurs at 3 levels - individual, team and organisational. All of the topics introduced in this course are selected because they infleunce performance at one or more of these levels. And while many of the concepts we address in this course may seem obvious to you, even common sense to some, none is common practice. We therefore will explore discrepancies between what you think you know, what you do, and what actually works. Our goal is to close these gaps by identifying what to do, how to do it, and why.
    • Accounting for Management
    • This course provides students with broad understanding of the principals of financial and management accounting and enable them to confidently understand financial and management accounting reports from a user perspective.
    • Marketing Management
    • This course prepares students with skills and knowledge for advanced marketing studies and develop students' analytical capacity to tackle marketing problems in business practice.
    • Risk and Contingency Management
    • This course examines the definitions, contexts, and theoretical frameworks that assist in better understanding the aspects related to crisis and risk management. It emphasises the significance of strategic planning including proactive anticipation, effective response, and post-crisis evaluation and feedback all of which increase greater resilience of businesses and destinations in the long-term.
    • Managing Hospitality in the International Context
    • The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the hospitality sector in the context of international markets and operations, and to explore some of the key factors and trends that influence hospitality managers' decicion-making and methods.
    • Research and Business Decision-Making
    • Business research skills play a key role in providing the information business managers need to ensure that their business can develop, compete, expand and remain sustainable. The course aims to introduce students to the advanced business research skills necessary to acquire, process and analyse information that will support quality business decision-making.

    STAGE 3
    YEAR 2: ON-CAMPUS (6 MONTHS)

    SUBJECTS

    • Strategic Principles
    • The course structure, contents and assessments have been developed with a view to provide you with an overview of the core concepts, theories and practice of strategic management in the contemporary hospitality industry.
    • Successful Hospitality Project Design
    • As part of this course you will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of these concepts further. You will learn basic project management principals and methodology with special focus on planning, controlling, and coordinating indivual and group effort. Throughout this course, you will also master tools and techniques to help you deliver solutions on time and within budget.
    • Applied Hospitality Management
    • The purpose of this subject is to provide students with the opportunity to intregrate and apply their knowledge and skills from previous Master of International Hospitality Management LCB courses to a simulation-based hospitality environment.

    STAGE 4
    YEAR 2: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE (6 MONTHS)

    HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
    The Hospitality Industry Experience enables you to apply the skills and techniques learned on-campus during your course of study in a real hospitality business. With assistance from Le Cordon Bleu’s Career Services team, this work-based learning experience will become the foundation for an exciting career in the hospitality industry.

  • Who is the Programme For?

    This Master program is designed for postgraduate students who wish to take their career in international hospitality management further. Applicants will be able to further develop their skills in management, finance and operations to position them at a top tier level for a successful career as an executive.

    Student Profile

    Master of International Hospitality Management

      2018 Intake
    Applicant Background Number of Students
    Percentage of All Students
    (A) Past higher education study (include a bridging or enabling course) 44 100%
    (B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study N/A N/A
    (C) Recent secondary education:  
    • Admitted solely on the basis of a ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the impact of adjustment factors such a equity or subject bonus points)
    N/A N/A
    • Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (eg. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
    N/A N/A
    • Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (eg. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
    N/A N/A
    (D) Work and life experience (admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above) 0 0%
    International Students 44 100%
    All Students 44 100%
  • What Qualification will I gain?

    Master of International Hospitality Management

  • Assessment

    You will be assessed through a combination of examinations, tests essays, reflective journals, reports, projects, written assignments, oral presentations, classroom discussions and practical activities.

  • Course Credit

    In line with the University of South Australia's policy on course credit, students who have completed relevant postgraduate programs at appropriate institutions, with a credit or better grade average, can seek status (Recognition of Prior Learning) in relevant Le Cordon Bleu Masters’ subjects, pending assessment by the Program Director.

  • Campus Location

    University of South Australia, City West Campus, North Terrace, Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • Fee-Help for Australian students

    Eligible Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP for all or part of their tuition fees. Access to FEE-HELP is subject to confirmation by the Australian government.

  • Potential Career Paths
    General Manager, Business Development Manager, Rooms Division Manager, Maître D’hôtel, Events Manager, Human Resources Manager.
  • Term Dates & Apply

    To apply for a Master of International Hotel Management applicants must complete the application process, providing certified academic transcripts and other relevant documentation.

    FEE-HELP - Eligible Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP for all or part of their tuition fees. Access to FEE-HELP is subject to confirmation by the Australian government.

    Term Dates & Prices

    Select a date
    2019
    Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 31, 2021 ( Standard , in English )
    AUD 46,168.00

Testimonials

  • eileen-low-testimonial-MIHM
    Everything I learned at Le Cordon Bleu has amazing value in the workplace. Without Le Cordon Bleu and my commitment to lifelong learning this job (as Brand Experience Manager at Pernod Ricard Winemakers) would never have happened.
    Eileen Low - Master of International Hospitality Management
  • yuvraj-pawar-testimonial-MIHM
    Le Cordon Bleu had the reputation and history I was looking for in a university, so it was an obvious choice.
    Yurav Pawar - Master of International Hospitality Management
  • anamika-setulari-testimonial-mihm
    The Master’s degree was an opportunity to refine and polish my skills, and yes, you do learn while working, but there is a certain expertise and career advantage that only postgraduate study can give you.
    Anamika Setulari - Master of International Hospitality Management
  • sarah-Kalisimeras-test
    The Le Cordon Bleu degree is so good because the last six months are on-the-job in industry placement. I get to do a real work placement which enhances my employment prospects.
    Sarah Kalisimeras - Master of International Hospitality Management

Scholarships

If you have ever dreamt of the kind of international hospitality career that a Le Cordon Bleu qualification could offer, then being awarded one of our scholarships may be just want you need to set you firmly on your path.

Le Cordon Bleu Australia offers an exciting annual scholarship programme to Australian and international students, and industry/media professionals. Scholarships range from $5,000 to $30,000 and apply to study programmes across the culinary arts, hospitality and gastronomy.

Scholarships are generously funded by Le Cordon Bleu Australia, private benefactors, philanthropic foundations and government agencies.

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