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The Master of Applied Hospitality Management/ Master of Business Administration (MAHM/MBA) double degree provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to become an industry leader.


Potential Career Paths

The Master of Applied Hospitality Management and Master of Business Administration Double Degree provides a broad and extensive understanding of business and management.

Business Owner | Chief Strategy Officer | Financial Controller | Food Business Consultant | Hotel Department Head | Director of Human Resources | Company Director | Sales and Marketing Director | Project Manager


What Will You Learn?

This three-year double degree gives you access to the greatest range of learning and industry placement opportunities offered in any hospitality postgraduate qualification. Along with access to Le Cordon Bleu’s global network of industry connections, the MAHM/MBA will equip you to develop an advanced level of understanding of international hospitality operations and strategic management.

The MAHM/MBA offers online study options for those who need to study in between work and life. Students have a choice of study plans including specialisation and/or single electives. All double degree students must undertake industry placements or an applied industry research project.


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As part of the one-on-one tour you will view our state-of-the-art teaching facilities, learn about our unique Culinary arts and have the opportunity to talk directly to Le Cordon Bleu representatives.

You can book a campus tour either individually, as a small group, or for your whole school class.

Approximately 1 hour
Fees: Free

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NOTE: This program is only available in Melbourne

Program Details

  • Terms, Dates and How to Apply

    To apply for a Master of Applied Hospitality Management and Master of Business Administration Double Degree applicants must complete the application process, providing certified academic transcripts and other relevant documentation.

    Each trimester is delivered across 13 weeks with a mid-trimester break (Week 6) and holiday breaks are scheduled for a period of time of 1 to 6 weeks starting at the conclusion of each Study Period.

    For more detailed information on how to apply for this program please click here.

      Orientation Start End Census Date
    Trimester 2 9 - 13 May 2022 16 May 2022 12 August 2022 02 June 2022
    Trimester 3 22 - 26 August 2022 29 August 2022 25 November 2022 15 September 2022
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  • Course Structure
    • Accounting for Managers
    • People, Leadership and Performance
    • Research Methods for Decision Making 
    • Service Quality Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Operations Management
    • Managing Hospitality in the International Context
    • 1x Specialisation Unit

    YEAR 2:


    • Knowledge Management
    • Business Analysis
    • Design, Thinking and Innovation
    • Revenue Management
    • Financial Accounting and Reporting
    • 3x Specialisation/ Electives


    YEAR 3:

    • Business Continuity Management
    • Hospitality Business Planning (Capstone)
    • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (Capstone)
    • 2x Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Placements or Research Projects
    • 1x Specialisation/ Elective
  • Who is the Program For

    Applicants who wish to forge a career in the modern business world are encouraged to consider this postgraduate degree. Applicants will become knowledgeable and employable graduates with highly transferable business skills learned through career-focused activities.

    Admission criteria:

    • Applications with higher education study:
      Applications with previous higher education study will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s vocational education training (VET) and/or higher education programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer. Successful completion of an approved undergraduate degree will be required for entry into our postgraduate programs.
    • Applicants with VET study:
      Applications with recognised VET studies will be eligible for entry into Le Cordon Bleu’s VET and undergraduate programs. Academic Credit will be assessed upon application and approved Academic Credit will be detailed in the Letter of Offer.
    • Applicants with work and life experience:
      Applicants who are over 21 years of age at the time of application are entitled to consideration for entry as mature-age students. For entry into undergraduate and postgraduate programs applicants must have at least three years' work experience at a supervisory/management level as deemed relevant by the Executive Dean of Le Cordon Bleu Australia or nominee.
    • Applicants with secondary education:
      Applicants will be required to have successfully completed an Australian Year 11 (for VET programs) or Year 12 program (for undergraduate programs) or recognised foundation program. No ATAR is required. There is no expiry date on completion of these qualifications.
  • What Qualification will i gain?

    Successful graduates will gain a Master of Applied Hospitality Management and Master of Business Administration Double Degree. Selected specialisation will be included on the testamur/parchment.


  • Assessment

    Assessment methods vary and include a combination of examinations, tests, essays, reflective journals, reports, projects, and other written assignments, oral presentations, classroom discussions and activities.

  • Academic Credit

    You can apply for Academic Credit, a process that recognises prior study, skills and knowledge. Graduates from recognised institutions providing evidence of their previous studies and industry experience can apply for this. If you would like to apply for this, please visit here for more information.

  • Campus Location

    The program at Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne is delivered in association with Holmesglen, Chadstone Campus.

  • 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. For more information on how to apply for FEE-HELP please click here.


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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