Postgraduate Degree

Pre-Masters Program


This Pre-Masters Program is offered as an alternative pathway into the ICHM Master of International Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Association). Students who have a sub-Bachelor degree or insufficient English IELTS may be catered for by this program.  

It is designed to be an academic language, literacy and numeracy bridging program for international students who have qualifications that are insufficient to gain them direct entry into the ICHM Master of International Hotel Management (SHA). 

Students who do not meet the Standard Masters Entry Requirements  may undertake the Pre-Masters Program; if they hold a three-year qualification from countries, where NOOSR guidelines indicate that they do not recognise their tertiary study as equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree and/or they do not meet the Standard English Requirements for entry. 

Student Circumstances For Entry To Masters & Masters Pathway Programs: 

Students Bachelor Degree Is Recognised Student Has IELTS 6.5* Entry Pathway to Masters
Yes Yes Direct entry to Masters
Yes

No - has IELTS 6.0
min 5.5 in any band**

Student needs to successfully
complete Masters Pathway Program
No, but has three year post
secondary study
Yes Student needs to successfully
complete Masters Pathway Program
No, but has three year post
secondary study
No - but has IELTS 6.0 and min 5.5
in any band**
Student needs to successfully
complete Masters Pathway rogram

*an IELTS of 6.5 is required for entry to the Masters, no band below 6.
** an IELTS of 6.0 is required for entry to the BBUS and no band below 6.

Program Structure:

This program is a non-award, one semester, full time program intended to enable students to demonstrate they are academically capable of completing upper level undergraduate subjects in Australia.

No qualification will be conferred on the students once they have completed this program of study, it is aimed to provide them with direct entry into the Master of International Hotel Management.

The program consists of four Bachelor Degree subjects. Students who successfully complete the four subjects will be considered equivalent to students who have completed the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) subjects and therefore qualify for entry into the Master of International Hotel Management (SHA).

Students will be admitted, enrolled and subject to all relevant ICHM policies and procedures as non-award students.

Pathway Subjects:

  • BBHM112 Essential Academic Skills for Success (compulsory)
  • BBHM207 E-marketing & Distribution
  • BBHM304 The Changing Economic Environment
  • BBHM308 Sustainable Hospitality Environments


Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of a three year post-secondary qualification comparable to an Australian
Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma; and English IELTS 6.0 overall (no band under 5.5).

Course Progression:

To progress to the Master of International Hotel Management (Swiss Hotel Association) students must pass each subject and achieve a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 60%.

Credit:

If a student completes any Masters Pathway Program units, and then seeks entry to the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management), then students may use these subjects for credit in the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management). No credit is permissible into the Masters program.

Tuition Fees:

The total cost of the Masters Pathway Program is $AU 13,800 to view other financial considerations please click here.