An industry-based course designed to provide students with the essential knowledge, competencies and professional perspectives required by management in contemporary hotel and resort organisations. The course provides an overview of the hotel and resort sector in the context of the broader tourism and hospitality industries, as well as focusing on the application of key aspects of marketing, service management, financial management, research methods, and strategic management. Specialist units focus upon areas including food and beverage management, rooms division management, international resort and facilities management, and contemporary hospitality and tourism issues. Students can also choose electives such as beverage appreciation, business events management, cruise ship tourism and/or special interest tourism to suit their career path. Students have the opportunity to complete a one-semester internship placement with leading hotels in Perth, ensuring they graduate industry ready and have the competitive edge and confidence when entering the employment market.