A Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management is like a passport to the world. Managerial level graduates are in high demand across all sectors of the industry in Australia and overseas.
Supply and demand
The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management aims to develop student knowledge in the areas of business, hospitality management and tourism management, with a view to ethical professional empowerment.
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, JCU graduates will be able to:
*Critically analyse complex tourism and hospitality-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives
*Evaluate contexts within which differing sustainable tourism and hospitality performance methods should be integrated and applied
*Evaluate sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems from different disciplinary perspectives
*Research and apply established concepts to solve tourism and hospitality and professional practice problems
*Critically analyse complex contemporary tourism and hospitality issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations based on multidisciplinary synthesis of theory and evidence
*Apply creative thinking effectively to tourism and hospitality theory and practice
*Present complex tourism and hospitality analyses and information appropriately to differing audiences using:
*Effective oral presentation skills
*Clear and fluent written communication
*Work effectively in achieving common goals, demonstrating both:
*Adapt tourism and hospitality constructs and skills to novel theoretical or practical situations
*Exercise independent judgment and initiative in solving differing tourism and hospitality problems
*Demonstrate a capacity for personal reflection and self-development in relation to professional tourism and hospitality learning and practice.
MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (MIT&HM)
English Language Requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Why JCU?James Cook University
’s professional programs are internationally recognised and teaching staff are often research leaders in their fields. James Cook University
’s programs have met the Associate Member Assessment criteria of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE).
Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, to an adequate standard, from this or another university; or Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above; or Completion of either the Graduate Diploma or the Graduate Certificate of International Hospitality Management from this university.