Hotel Management @ a glance


Diploma of Hotel Management

The Diploma of Hotel Management leads into the second year of the Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management at ECU. The industry-based course provides students with the essential knowledge and competencies required in hotels and resort organisations, and incorporates a one-semester internship placement with a leading hotel when student’s progress into their second year of the bachelor degree.


  • Smaller classes than in the equivalent 1st year bachelor course. (50 students max per lecture, most average between 25-30 students).
  • 3 possible start dates (Feb, Jun, Oct)
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)
  • Extra contact time with your lecturers


  1. Download the pdf below for full details of this course.
  2. Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above.
  3. Click 'Enrol today' to send through your application, or click the 'Our Representatives' button to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply.
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Entry into 2nd year of


Core units

  • ACC1100D Accounting
  • BES1500D Foundations of Business Knowledge
  • PAC1100D Professional and Academic Communication
  • HOS2220D Rooms Division Management
  • MAN1600D Information Systems for Business

Recommended electives

Plus three electives from

  • MAN1100D Management
  • MKT1600D Marketing Principles and Practices
  • TSM2111D Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  • HOS2325D Managing the Service Experience

Tuition Fees

Year Duration International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP


2 trimesters

A$23,400 ($2,925 per unit)

A$10,200 ($1,275 per unit)

available for Australian citizens


2 trimesters

A$24,800 ($3,100 per unit)

A$11,000 ($1,375 per unit)

available for Australian citizens


Hear What Our Lecturer Says

Meet Terence McVeigh, a lecturer for Diploma of Hotel Management at PIBT. After completing this program you will be equipped to work in commercial enterprises under supervision. After completing the diploma you will be eligible to enter second year of ECU’s Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management. Take a look at the opportunities available in this course below in our student testimonial.

PIBT Diploma of Hotel Management

Meet Tiffany Huang, a former PIBT Diploma of Hotel Management student who is now studying a Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management at ECU. As part of the Bachelor at ECU, students get the opportunity to participate in internships in hotels around Australia, where they receive valuable real-life experience in the industry.

See what Tiffany has to say about studying at PIBT and ECU!