Sino College - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality & Tourism Management

Articulation into the Bachelor of Business Management
MGT101 Managing People & Organisations 3 Exempt
MKT100 Principles of Marketing 3 Exempt
ECO100 Business Economics 3 Exempt
HOS112 Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Management 3 Exempt
ACC100 Accounting Fundamentals 3 Exempt
HRM100 Introduction to Human Resources 3 Exempt
TOU110 Destination Sales & Marketing 3 Exempt
TOU100 Attractions & Resort Operations 3 Exempt
STA101 Business Statistics 3 Exempt
MGT202 Service Management & Innovation 3 Exempt
MGT230 Facilities Management 3 Exempt
TOU200 Destination Management Issues 3 Exempt
IND201 Industry Training I 12 Required
IND202 Industry Training II 12 Required
HRM220 Career Planning & Strategy 3 Exempt
- Elective Level 200 3 Exempt
TOU210 Tourism Governance & Policy 3 Exempt
TOU240 Tourism Technology & Service Innovation 3 Exempt
MGT203 Applied Leadership 1 Required
RES300 Research Methods 3 Exempt
- General Elective 300 Level 3 Required
- Business Choice Elective 300 Level 3 Required
- Business Choice Elective 300 Level 3 Required
MGT300 Strategic Management 3 Required
- General Elective 300 Level 3 Required
- General Elective 300 Level 3 Required
- Business Choice Elective 300 Level 3 Required


* Curriculum is subject to change

** Note: Electives must be chosen according to the Rules of Progression and the Degree Rules. Under the Degree Rules, a student must complete at least eight (8) subject at 300 level and is allowed a maximum of eleven (11) subjects at 100 level.

The course structure is based on eight Trimesters (each of 13 weeks duration), with four subjects taught in each semester. It comprises:

  • 10 Compulsory - "Business Core" subjects
  • 6 "Business Elective" subjects (choose 6 subjects from a choice of 10 - subject to the rules of progression)
  • 8 General Elective (or "Specialisation") subjects


  • Up to 9 months of 'Industry Training' 
  • 3 day 'Foundation' subject - "Applied Leadership"

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Management a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 97 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core subjects noted above.


Articulation* agreements at ICMS provide a formal agreement between an external partner institution and ICMS. Students who wish to ‘articulate’ to a course at ICMS from a designated program at a recognised partner institution, can receive credit for identified subjects or a group of subjects when commencing a designated ICMS program.


Enquire through your current institution about articulating to an ICMS program.

Step 2 APPLY

Apply for your ICMS program and submit your academic transcripts and relevant documents as required. ONLINE APPLICATION


ICMS will assess your application according to the criteria set out in the Articulation Agreement.  


Students are advised of the outcome of their application within 10 working days. 

DEF: *Articulation is a process that enables students to progress from a current or completed higher education qualification into an ICMS program according to the relevant articulation agreement.

Related Policies and Procedures:

Advanced Standing Policy 
Advanced Standing Procedures