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Course aim

To explore the concept and practice of hospitality management in the context of the global tourism industry and its’ environment. The course provides a foundation for subsequent courses in the UniSA/ LCB MIHM program and prepares students to perform to the standards of postgraduate studies at UniSA.

Course content

Introduces students to the global hospitality industry at both a macro and micro level. At a macro level the course seeks to establish and define the role of the hospitality industry within tourism industries. Students will explore the tourism system, examine the structure, size of international tourism and hospitality industry and its stakeholders and evaluate the concept of hospitality. Explores and reviews the environmental factors and strategies that impact on the hospitality industry. Hospitality organisations and the management, operation and function of rooms division, food and beverage, marketing, finance and other key functional areas will be examined.

Teaching method

Internal, City West
Seminar3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Internal, City West
Academic Essay1500 words25%N/A
Case Study Interpretation and Analysis plus presentation2000 words35%N/A
Examination1000 words equivalent40%2 hours


EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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