MBA

With a specialisation in

TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP

Are you looking for a tourism and hospitality leadership career where you can influence and inspire entire organisations, not just teams, and guide and enhance entire regions, not just venues? Explore how an MBA with a specialisation in Tourism and Hospitality Leadership can take you there!

COURSE CRICOS CODE 078565G

AQF Level 9

MBA

With a specialisation in

TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP

Are you looking for a tourism and hospitality leadership career where you can influence and inspire entire organisations, not just teams, and guide and enhance entire regions, not just venues? Explore how an MBA with a specialisation in Tourism and Hospitality Leadership can take you there!

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COURSE CRICOS CODE 078565G

AQF Level 9

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An MBA can advance your career, expand your professional network, enhance your earning potential and provide you with the skills you need to lead and succeed. If you’d like more information and professional advice about our MBA program please complete the form below with your details and one of our course advisors will contact you and assist you shortly.

INTAKE DATES

March, July, November.

DURATION

2 years full-time (6 trimesters) or part-time equivalent.

MODE

On campus and online, full-time or part-time.
Conditions apply for International students.

Master of Business Administration
Tourism and Hospitality Leadership

COURSE OVERVIEW

To graduate with the Master of Business Administration – Tourism and Hospitality Leadership you must complete a total of 12 subjects:

  • 6 core subjects
  • 3 Tourism and Hospitality Leadership specialisation subjects
  • 3 elective subjects

MBA (two specialisations):

  • 6 core + 6 specialisation core
  • Core subjects
  • Electives
  • Tourism and Hospitality

COURSE CREDIT

You may be eligible for exemptions for academic studies you have previously completed. If your application is approved, this will reduce your overall workload. However, there may be visa-related consequences associated with a shorter course duration.

Download the RPL application form

TUITION FEES

StudentSubject FeeCourse Tuition
Domestic$3,400$40,800
International$3,625$43,500

For information about additional fees choose whether you are a Domestic Student or an International Student.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

You can find further information about entry to KBS, including information for mature age students, on our Domestic Entry Requirements page. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent*)

International students are required to have their overseas qualification assessed by the Department of Education and Training and deemed comparable to the postgraduate entry requirements. You can find further information about your country’s requirements on our International Entry Requirements page.

English Language Requirements

For English entry requirements please visit the International Entry Requirements page. 

Need English? You could be eligible for a packaged offer with Kaplan International English. Contact us to find out more.

WHAT WILL YOU BE?

Tourism and Hospitality Leadership will teach you how to lead teams and organisations in Australia’s (and the world’s) largest and fastest-growing industries. You will examine consumer decision-making and other aspects of the service economy, operations, digital innovation, disruption and marketing in a service context. You will explore the important role of the service economy and the ‘service user experience’ in service-based industries.

TOURISM EXECUTIVE

 


Learn valuable leadership skills such as negotiation, conflict resolution, coaching and mentoring, data analysis, disruptive innovation and more as an industry leader.

HOSPITALITY ENTREPRENEUR


Want to launch your own successful start-up business? Want to incorporate entrepreneurial activities within your existing organisation? This course can teach you how.

HOTEL GENERAL MANAGER


You’ll be equipped to effectively lead in the complex world of hotel management in response to changing market trends and customer expectations.

EVENTS PLANNER

 


Effectively and efficiently lead resources to develop and deliver world-class events.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR


Lead the planning, implementation and delivery of diverse hospitality systems on time and on budget.

TOUR OPERATOR

 


Become competent in leading all aspects of operations within a travel and sightseeing business, competently directing teams and financial affairs.

SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

LEVEL 400

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA401 People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership
MBA402 Governance, Ethics and Sustainability
MBA403 Financial and Economic Interpretation and Communication
MBA404 Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Psychology

 


LEVEL 500

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA501 Dynamic Strategy and Disruptive Innovation
MBA502 Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, and Diversity

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

MBA503 Operations Management and Decision-Making Models
MBA504 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business
MBA505 Business Psychology, Coaching and Mentoring
MBA506 Thinking Styles, Negotiation, and Conflict Management
MBA507 Internship

 


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP

TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP SUBJECTS

MBA651 Managing in Service-based Industries
MBA652 Strategy and Leadership in Tourism and Hospitality
MBA653 Destination and Visitor Management
MBA600 Capstone

Students should review individual subject information for specific assessment details as assessment methods may vary.

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THE KBS ADVANTAGE

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Globally recognised provider

Offering higher education degrees in Australia, we deliver accredited courses recognised by leading governmental bodies and professional institutes.

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Individual support

Our small class sizes enable our expert lecturers to provide the support you need. Students have rated our student support higher than every public university in Australia.*

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You’re not just a number

We work hard to make sure you enjoy your journey with us and to create a community where everyone feels heard.

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Your place in the world

Bringing together students of more than 80 different nationalities, we promote greater cultural awareness, social connections and diversity in the classroom.

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Your foundation for the future

We provide lifelong support to help you grow. All our students and alumni have access to our career services, professional development and networking opportunities.

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Real-world relevance

We carefully select our lecturers based on their industry experience. Our subjects focus on the practical skills employers are looking for in business graduates.

 

Christine
“At KBS resources are everywhere and staff and student services are easily approachable and ready to help. I have gained so many skills and knowledge that are vital to working and the world at large. The combination of lectures and tutorials give me enough support to fully understand the academic content.”

— Christine Agatha Obhare | Kenya

ANil
“Having a smaller class size is a huge advantage at KBS and brought out the best in me. My lecturers at KBS are amazing. They are always willing to help! As my course is accredited by CPA Australia, my KBS degree will help me build a solid foundation once I finish my degree.”

— Anil Qamar | Pakistan

Chai
“Through my MPA I’ve developed all the knowledge and skills needed for future career success. KBS has a lot of amazing internships and job placements on offer which you’ll be able to apply for. Overall I’ve appreciated how everyone can help each other at KBS to achieve the best educational outcome possible.”

— Chai Esslie Lim | Malaysia

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