Diploma of Hospitality Management

The Diploma of Hosptiality Management is ideal for students seeking a career in the hospitality industry. The units selected have been designed to develop core business management skills, together with extensive industry training and hands-on experience.

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2018 Fees

  International Students Australian Students (FEE-HELP approved)

Per year



Per unit




Two semesters


February, June, October



Diploma of Hospitality Management

The course can be completed over two or three semesters. It comprises of core (mandatory) and elective units. Students select 8 units in total from the list below depending on articulation.

Core units

  • COMM102 Writing and Research for Hospitality Management
  • HOSP100 Management in the Service Industry
  • BUSS103 Principles of Marketing
  • ACTG102 Accounting for Business Management

Elective units (will change depending on your articulation)

  • HOSP101 The Hospitality Industry
  • HOSP150 Event Management
  • BUSS100 Human Resources Management
  • BUSS150 Management Fundamentals

Assumed knowledge

To meet the entry requirements for this diploma program, it is assumed that students have completed Australian year 12 maths or equivalent. If not, students may be required to study a bridging subject or support maths program.

Second year of your university degree

Western Sydney University

Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)


You must complete and pass the required eight units for your Diploma. Graduates who achieve an overall average of 50% (taking into account all units attempted) will gain entry into Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. Students who do not achieve this will be considered for entry on an individual basis.

Employment and career paths

The knowledge and skills gained through completing the diploma will be directly transferable to either employment or work settings oriented to the service industry, and to further learning in an academic setting.

Customer service;Catering;Club management;Event coordination;Health and safety;Hospitality;Hospitality management;Service management;Marketing