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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management - Master of Business Administration

  • Masters (Coursework)

This joint master’s degree gives you the business management skills essential to becoming a leader in the hospitality and tourism sector. Advance your career and become a management-level professional with specialised knowledge of business operations and administration.You will learn how to make decisions using critical thinking and analyse high-level issues relevant to your chosen industry. Sustainability, innovation and effective leadership are strong themes throughout this course.

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person

About this course

This joint degree provides you with the skills needed to become a professional at manager level.Upon graduation, you will:Have specialist skills within the business environmentUnderstand management strategies that shape tourist behavioursRecognise the principles of change managementAnalyse tourism systems to enhance sustainabilityFind out more about the subjects you will study using the course handbook.If you are an international student studying at the Brisbane campus, you are able to study either full or part time. This course is only available full time if you are studying at the Singapore campus.Depending on what subjects you have studied, if you exit this degree before completion, you may be eligible to graduate with a Graduate Certificate or Diploma of International Hospitality and Management, or Business Administration. Additional InformationEnhance your employability or begin a successful career in tourism, hospitality, or the business world. Gain valuable managerial skills through your Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management - Master of Business Administration degree from JCU.A Comprehensive SkillsetGain the skills you need to be a leader with your MITHM-MBA (similar to an MBA in hospitality management or MBA in tourism). Move into management positions in tourism or the hospitality sector. Position yourself to be ready for a business career, or use your extensive training and experience to improve your current position and salary.Develop specialist business skills within the tourism and hospitality environment. Understand the strategies that effectively shape tourist and guest behaviours so you can increase revenue and improve customer experiences.Extensive ExperienceGain practical insight into key issues through your MITHM-MBA (similar to a MBA in tourism and hospitality management course) at JCU. See first-hand how a changing world business environment affects the hospitality industry. Put principles of strategic innovation into practice and see how those principles work out in the real world.Graduate ready to work and become valuable to employers with the experience you gain through your applied research project. Take part in research that makes a difference alongside leaders in the field. Then, plan your own research process to better understand the challenges facing these industries and the role you want to fill.Protect the FuturePrepare to be a leader in promoting sustainable enterprises that protect our environment. See first-hand how corporate responsibility can impact on society and the environment and learn to be a force for positive change.Take advantage of JCU's partnerships with key hospitality and tourism bodies to develop your cross-cultural communication skills. Deepen your commitment to economic justice for all and learn how tourism can work towards reconciliation and diversity. Analyse the history of business so you can effectively build on what works while changing what does not.Develop Key Employability SkillsBe ready for the jobs of the future by learning critical analysis skills in a tourism management and business context. Use those skills to evaluate current practices and value systems; then use your evaluations to make reasoned recommendations for meaningful change.Learn how to think outside the box and apply creative solutions to challenging problems facing the hospitality industry.Become a more effective leader through your MITHM-MBA (similar to a MBA in tourism) studies. Improve your communication skills so you can present complex information to all different audiences. Learn how to take the initiative and work independently while also improving your skills in collaborative teamwork.Combined degree – Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management and MBABe ready today for tomorrow through your MITHM-MBA (similar to a MBA in hospitality management) at James Cook University. Build on your current passions and skills and gain the experience and understanding you need to be part of a dynamic future. Hide Additional Information

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