Entry Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to ensure that they can enter their preferred intake. In addition to meeting academic requirements, students should also demonstrate the maturity, personality and attitude appropriate for this demanding industry.

 

Not all countries or qualifications are listed in the table below; students with other qualifications should send their details for assessment. For students applying during their final year of secondary school, please attach your most recent results, predicted final results (if available) and your previous year’s academic transcript. ICHM can offer enrolment conditional upon the successful completion of your final year.

Note: When applying to ICHM certified academic transcripts/supporting documents must be provided in English. These may be certified by the school/institution that issued the original documents, Public Notary or other independent source approved by ICHM.

 

Bahrain
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya - overall 80%
 
Bangladesh
Diploma of Business Year 12 (HSC) - 55%
Direct Bachelor Entry Completion of senior school certificate with grade average of 65%
 
Bhutan
Diploma of Business Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) - 60% in relevant academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) - 70% in the best 4 academic subjects (excluding languages)
 
Brazil
Diploma of Business Diploma/Certificado de Ensino Medio - GPA 5.0 in final year
Direct Bachelor Entry High School graduation/Pass Vestibular Examination.
 
Brunei
Diploma of Business Minimum 3 points
(A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Direct Bachelor Entry 3 passes with 88 points for A levels. (A*=56 points, A=48 points, B=40 points, C=32 points, D=24 points, E=16 points.) AS exams- three passes with 36 points. A=20 points, B=16 points, C=12 points, D=10 points, E=6 points.)
 
Cambodia
Diploma of Business Diploma of Upper Secondary Education - Grade of D
Direct Bachelor Entry Diploma of Upper Secondary Education - 60%
 
Canada
Diploma of Business Secondary School Diploma or any of the 12 regional High school diplomas - 50%
Direct Bachelor Entry Any Canadian state Diploma including Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) - 65%
 
Chile
Diploma of Business Chilean Higher Secondary Schooling (Licencia de Educacion Media) - GPA of 4.0
Direct Bachelor Entry Higher Secondary Schooling - GPA of 6.0
 
China
Diploma of Business Year 12 GaoSan ( 高 三 ) (Senior High School Certificate Senior Middle 3): 60%
OR
Specialised Secondary Schools (中等专业学校) with Certificate of Graduation or Graduation Diploma with an overall average of 60%
Direct Bachelor Entry Senior Middle 3 with 70%
 
Columbia
Diploma of Business Bachiller/Bachillero/ Bachillerato - 70% in final year
Direct Bachelor Entry High School Graduation with a grade average of 70%.
 
Diploma of Business Bachiller/Bachillero/ Bachillerato - 70% in final year
Direct Bachelor Entry High School Graduation with a grade average of 70%.
 
Fiji
Diploma of Business Year 13 Certificate - aggregate 200 or greater
Direct Bachelor Entry Form 7: aggregate greater than 220
 
France
Diploma of Business French Baccalaureate (General, Technological) with GPA 10/20 in final year
Direct Bachelor Entry Pass in either Baccalaureate or Brevet Professional
 
Ghana
Diploma of Business Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with grade of C6 in minimum 5 sujects
Direct Bachelor Entry WASSC - 15 or lower in 5 subjects, include English (minimum C6)
A1 = 1, B2 = 2, B3 = 3, C4 = 4, C5 = 5, C6 = 6, D7 = 7, E8 = 8, F9 =9
 
Germany
Diploma of Business N/A
Direct Bachelor Entry Completion of 2 (or 3) year apprenticeship, comprised of minimum 40 weeks study and 40 weeks work in hotel “Federal vocational baccalaureate” Or Arbitur.
 
Hong Kong
Diploma of Business HKDSE - 10 points over best 5 subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry HKDSE 4 subjects at 3 (English 4 or IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5).
 
India
Diploma of Business Year 12 Indian School Certificate (ISC), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) - 55%
OR Indian State Board Exams - 60% (Best 4 relevant academic subject)
Direct Bachelor Entry Completion of All India Senior School Certificate: Central Board - CBSE 60%, ISC 60%; State Board - Govt 70%.
 
Indonesia
Diploma of Business SMA III - 6.0/60% in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry SMA 3 - 75%
 
Japan
Diploma of Business Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho or 高等学校 ) - 2.0
Direct Bachelor Entry Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho) - 2.5
Overall average score for graded subjects on a 5 point scale (5 = maximum, 2 = pass and 1 = fail)
 
Kenya
Diploma of Business Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education with C grade average in minimum 7 subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry High School Certificate C+ in 7 subjects.
 
Kuwait
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry General Secondary Education Certificate - 80%
 
Laos
Diploma of Business Baccalaureate with an overall score of 75%
Direct Bachelor Entry Completion of Baccalaureate with an overall score of 80%
 
Macau
Diploma of Business Form 6/Senior Middle 3 - 60%
Direct Bachelor Entry Senior Middle 3 with 70%
 
Malaysia
Diploma of Business STPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia) with minimum GPA of 2.0.
OR UEC (United Examination Certificate), an average of C7 in 5 best subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry 2 passes - minimum C in STPM (65%), 4 B grades in academic subjects in Senior Middle 3; Ontario Grade 12 CPU with minimum of 65%; SACE 65.
 
Mexico
Diploma of Business Bachillerato with - average grade 7 or better for academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry A very good final result for the Bachillerato.
 
Nepal
Diploma of Business Year 12 - 55%
Direct Bachelor Entry Nepalese Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) administered through the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) or Nepal Education Board (NEB) Year 12, must have achieved equivalent to a minimum aggregate of 60%(B) across their ‘Best of 4’ academic subjects, including English (but not including Nepali) or NEB Year 12 results of either a GPA of 2.80 (B), i.e. equivalent to 60% result in four academic subjects in a relevant stream.
 
New Zealand
Diploma of Business NCEA Level 3 with minimum 20 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits from any level
Direct Bachelor Entry 42 Credits at Level 3 NCEA, with at least 14 credits in each of two subjects on the approved list for university entrance, plus the required literacy and numeracy credits.
 
Nigeria
Diploma of Business WASSC - 5 passes in SSCE at grade C6 or above
Direct Bachelor Entry West Africa Examination Council – Best 6 subjects, 11 or fewer points where by A=1, B=2, C=3, D=4, E=5, F=6
 
Oman
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya - overall 80%
 
Pakistan
Diploma of Business Year 12 - 55%
Direct Bachelor Entry GCE A Level see above. Higher Secondary School or Intermediate Certificate: Minimum Grade Average 65%. Or completion of one-year university, C Grade, 60%
 
Philippines
Diploma of Business Year 12 - 80%
Direct Bachelor Entry Completion of the Senior High School Certificate, passing all subjects, with an overall Transmuted Grade of 84, and no subjects under Transmuted Grade of 75; plus IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).
 
Qatar
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya - overall 80%
 
Saudi Arabia
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya - overall 80%
 
Singapore
Diploma of Business Minimum 3 points
(A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Direct Bachelor Entry 3 passes in the GCE A levels (minimum 5 points).
 
South Africa
Diploma of Business South Africa National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate awarded by Umalusi - a minimum of 60% or grade of "C"
Direct Bachelor Entry 5 NSC subjects with a minimum level of 4 or more and English at a level of 3 or higher.
 
South Korea
Diploma of Business Academic / Vocational Senior High School Certificate - average pass: 60%
OR
Rank 6
OR
Korean High school graduation equivalency exam (GED) - 60%
Direct Bachelor Entry Senior High School Certificate (인문겨 고등 하교 졸업장, Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Chorupjang) - 70%
OR
Rank 4-5
OR
Korean High school graduation equivalency exam (GED) - 70%
 
Sri Lanka
Diploma of Business Minimum 3 points
(A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Direct Bachelor Entry GCE A levels see above. Sri Lanka A Level (minimum 9
points (three C’s in one sitting). Points based on A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2.
 
Taiwan
Diploma of Business Senior High School Diploma - average: 60%
OR
Senior Vocational High School Diploma - average: 60%
Direct Bachelor Entry Senior High School Diploma with average grade of 70%.
 
Thailand
Diploma of Business Matthayom 6 (Year 12) - GPA 2.0
Direct Bachelor Entry Certificate of Upper Sec Ed (Matayom 6) -GPA 2.4
 
The Middle East
(Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar)
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with overall 80%
 
Turkey
Diploma of Business Lise Diplomasi — Grade 3 (60% or above)
Direct Bachelor Entry Successful completion of course equivalent to the International Baccalaureate or first year university in Turkey.
 
United Arab Emirates
Diploma of Business General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Direct Bachelor Entry Tawjahiya or Shehadet AlThanawiya - overall 80%
 
United Kingdom
Diploma of Business Minimum 3 points
(A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Direct Bachelor Entry For A and AS see above; BTEC Level 3 diploma (business or hospitality) with subsidiary diploma totalling 200 UCAS points. BTEC Level 3 diploma with pass in 3 subjects. One or more A level pass is a satisfactory substitute for a BTEC subject pass
 
United States
Diploma of Business High School Diploma - GPA 2.4/4.0
OR
GED - passing grade
Direct Bachelor Entry USA Grade 12 Diploma with one of the following: SAT score 1120; or 2 AP Exams with a score of 5 (combination of both can also be considered e.g. SAT1 and AP), or AP composite of 21.
 
Vietnam
Diploma of Business Year 12 - GPA 6.0.
Direct Bachelor Entry Successful completion of Year 12 with a GPA of 7.0/10
 
Zambia
Diploma of Business Minimum 3 points
(A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Direct Bachelor Entry 3 passes with 88 points. (A*=56 points, A=48 points, B=40 points, C=32 points, D=24 points, E=16 points.) AS exams- three passes with 36 points. A=20 points, B=16 points, C=12 points, D=10 points, E=6 points.)

 

 

International students may be required to prove English proficiency. Please see the table below for the accepted levels. Students who do not meet ICHM English requirements upon application, may be offered enrolment conditional upon successful completion of an approved English language course.

 

Diploma English Requirements

 

IELTS - Academic overall 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0)

 

TOEFL (IBT) - 50 (listening and reading minimum band 5, speaking minimum band 14 and writing minimum band 15)

 

PTE - 42 (writing & speaking not below 36)

 

Cambridge English (CAE) - 162 (min 154 in any band)

 

CEFRL - B1

 

Cambridge FCE - 162 (min 154 in any band)

 

HKDSE - 3


 

Standard Entry English Requirements

 

IELTS - Completion of senior school certificate with grade average of 65%

 

TOEFL (IBT) - 70 (min 17 in any band except reading minimum band of 12)

 

PTE - 50 (writing & speaking not below 45)

 

Cambridge English (CAE) - 169 (min 162 in any band)

 

CEFRL - B2

 

UTS Insearch - AEL4

 

ISLPR - 3

 

BEC - BEC Vantage

 

Cambridge FCE - 169 (min 162 in any band).

 

SACE ETS Level 2 - Pass

 

HKDSE - 4

 

Eynesbury College - Successful completion of EAP3 with a pass mark of 50%

 

Applicant entry points into the MIHM are dependent upon your prior academic study and or experience. Applicants also have the option of enrolling to complete either the Graduate Certificate in International Hotel Management or the Graduate Diploma in International Hotel Management only.

 

Master of International Hotel Management - Academic Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course must provide evidence of:

 

Academic and/or Industry Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor Degree (AQF level 7 or international equivalent) in any discipline; or the ICHM Graduate Certificate in International Hotel Management (AQF Level 8); or the ICHM Graduate Diploma in International Hotel Management (AQF Level 8).

 

English Fluency: 

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English fluency at IELTS 6.5 Academic overall with no band below 6.0 or an equivalent score in other acceptable tests.

Note: When applying to ICHM certified academic transcripts/supporting documents must be provided in English. These may be certified by the school/institution that issued the original documents, Public Notary or other independent source approved by ICHM.

 

Graduate Certificate:

Academic

Minimum of a Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7 or international equivalent) in any discipline; or Minimum of five years’ industry experience in a middle management position, or Advanced Diploma in any discipline (AQF Level 6 or international equivalent) with a minimum of three years’ industry experience.  

English 

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate a minimum English fluency at IELTS 6.0 Academic overall with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent score in other acceptable tests.

 

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