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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2017 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)

*No GPA requirement for eligible SIBT students who have completed their diploma program.


*GPA required for transfer to university

  • Students must study prescribed units during the diploma to progress to the degree program
  • The total duration of the combined program (diploma and degree) is a minimum of three years.
  • Please email SIBT at for more information.

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