Bachelor of Business (International Hotel Management)
CRICOS Course Code: 060181D
“We have found that Le Cordon Bleu students not only meet our expectations, but usually exceed them.” Frank Lippi – Human Resources Manager, Palazzo Versace (Queensland, Australia)
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Prepare yourself for many of the career options in the international hospitality industry. Pragmatic business simulations and real-life professional practices are highlighted in this course. Its multi-disciplinary program focuses on critical analysis of management styles and the strategic thinking required to succeed in hotel management. This intensive three-year program exposes you to the diversity of the hospitality industry.
Business Development Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Rooms Division Manager, Maître d'Hotel, Events Manager, Human Resources Manager.
Le Cordon Bleu offers two starting dates in January and July each year.
The Bachelor of Business degrees are three-year programs. The course comprises four stages of six-month semesters each and the final stage is taken over 12 months (2 semesters). Each semester is normally 20 to 22 weeks of scheduled classes.
Stages 2 and 4 are taken up with Professional Experience to allow students to develop and apply principles and practices through an industry work placement.
Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent interstate/overseas secondary education is required. Applicants must be 17.5 years of age when the course commences.
All direct entry Stage 3 students must undertake the Le Cordon Bleu Bridging Course, a one-week program offered immediately before each semester.
For International students to determine the academic entry requirements from a specific country please refer to the table of entry requirements [ 445KB]
Overseas students must have a minimum level of English proficiency to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6 with no Band Score below 5.5. If English language proficiency is found to be insufficient for successful completion of the academic program, Le Cordon Bleu can direct you to undertake additional language training.
Under delivery agreements with partner institutions the degrees are studied on campus in Regency International Centre for Hospitality, Leisure and Food Studies and the City West campus of University of South Australia .
You can apply for course credit, a process that recognises prior study, skills and knowledge. Graduates from recognised institutions providing evidence of their previous studies and industry experience can apply for course credit, also known as Advanced Standing, RPL, Academic Credit or Credit Transfer.
All direct entry Stage 3 students entering the Bachelor of Business degrees must undertake the Le Cordon Bleu Bridging Course, a one-week program offered immediately before the commencement of each semester.
Workplace experience is a crucial component of the Le Cordon Bleu Bachelor degrees. To complement the theoretical study components, each student is required to undertake Professional Experience over six months in Stages 2 and 4 of the program.
Placements are negotiated by the Le Cordon Bleu Professional Industry Placement Department whose staff aim to match students and placements to obtain the most advantageous outcomes for each.
Placements in Australia are usually paid and students will enter into a contract of employment with the host employer for the period of the placement. Students may also opt to undertake placements in various overseas locations.
Assessment methods vary and include a combination of examinations, tests, essays, reflective journals, reports, projects, and other written assignments, oral presentations, classroom discussions and activities.
Most courses are delivered through a combination of lectures and tutorials. Practical courses use the specialist restaurant, kitchen and beverage service facilities available at Regency International Centre for Hospitality, Leisure and Food Studies in Adelaide and Northern Sydney Institute, Ryde College in Sydney. In addition to scheduled classes, students are expected to undertake individual study and extensive reading to further develop their knowledge.
Eligible Australian citizens can access FEE-HELP for all or part of their tuition fees. Access to FEE-HELP is subject to confirmation by the Australian government.
Le Cordon Bleu undergraduate programs are accredited under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Act 2011 by TEQSA and are registered on the TEQSA National Register under Le Cordon Bleu Australia's registration.
Note – Additional UniSA Fee (SSAF)
Students enrolled in this course and studying at the University of South Australia campus will be subject to the University-charged Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF. The Federal Government sets an annual cap as published on their Student Services and Amenities Fee information webpage . Further information can also be found in the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) document [ 322KB] as located on the Le Cordon Bleu Australia General Policies and Procedures webpage.
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Last Updated 17 February 2014