Key Program - Hospitality Management

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT2021.1

Related Courses

2739.5 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

Hospitality Management takes students beyond the idea of customer service and into the idea of providing a customer experience. Graduates from this key program will cover the key areas of hospitality of food & beverage, accommodation and event management, coupled with engaged units offering industry related projects. The aim is to develop a career focus for graduates capable of managing hotels, resorts, clubs, food-service enterprises or other service-oriented businesses. The course provides specialised education in areas important to the hospitality industry such as hospitality operations management, planning and design of hospitality facilities, business management, industry research projects and an overview of the hospitality industry.

Key Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes compulsory units plus units associated with a particular business discipline (together making up the Key Program) and free elective units as outlined in the structure below. Students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points within their Key Program at Level 3; for some Key Programs this may include a combination of core units and elective units.


Year 1

Autumn session

200083 Marketing Principles
200336 Business Academic Skills
200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200273 Managing Service and Experience

Spring session

200571 Management Dynamics
200184 Introduction to Business Law
200525 Principles of Economics

Choose one

200032 Statistics for Business
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods

Year 2

Autumn session

200710 Managing the Food and Beverage Experience
200709 Managing the Accommodation Experience

And two electives

Spring session

200584 Hospitality Management Operations
200742 Sport and Hospitality Event Management

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200708 Hospitality Industry
200707 Service Industry Studies

And two electives

Spring session

200148 Planning and Design of Hospitality Facilities

Engaged Learning Unit

200561 Hospitality Management Applied Project

And two electives

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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