International College of Management Sydney, Australia


International College of Management, Sydney

The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is a leading business school, offering management and practical training within a culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism.

Graduates of ICMS become leaders in business, events, hospitality, international business, international tourism, property and sports management.

Students come to our Manly campus from many countries around the world. This international learning environment adds a global context to the classroom experience – our students graduate ready for international careers. The ICMS building with its Gothic style and central bell tower holds a commanding position overlooking the azure of Sydney Harbour and the Pacific Ocean. Included on campus is the ICMS Grand Dining Room, which is open to the public. Here our hospitality students serve guests and learn through practical experience.

International Tourism, Hospitality Management and Event Management Studies

The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) offers degrees and diplomas in hospitality, business, events, international business and international tourism. We combine theory with practical training and included in our degrees is up to 1,200 hours of industry training. This means our students graduate work-ready for their chosen career with the appropriate industry connections.

Both international and domestic students study at ICMS, creating a diverse and international education. We are a global college with international students and graduates from more than 40 countries.

ICMS also offers international study opportunities with many partner institutions in countries in Europe and the Americas including Johnson & Wales University (USA), San Francisco State University (USA) and César Ritz Colleges (Switzerland).

Leading Hospitality and Business Degree Programmes

ICMS extensive undergraduate and postgraduate degrees prepare students to be leaders in their given field. All ICMS courses share a business and management core comprising subjects essential to any professional career to provide you the flexibility and choice across career options a number of discipline specialisations are available. All full degrees combine this rigorous academic foundation with a compulsory period of industry experience giving you the knowledge, skills and invaluable experience to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market.

ICMS offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business Management – 2.75 years
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management – 3 years
  • Bachelor of Event Management – 3 years
  • Bachelor of International Tourism Management – 3 years
  • Master of International Business – 2 years
  • Master of Management (Tourism & Hospitality) – 2 years

Academic Excellence

At ICMS we deliver a unique learning experience to our international and domestic students. Unique aspects of teaching and learning at ICMS include:Classroom20140303-0004

  • A curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge and applied learning delivered in real-work settings
  • Passionate and academically qualified services management professionals delivering the curriculum – students learn directly from industry experts
  • An approach to teaching and learning that allows for personalised attention to all students in smaller class sizes
  • A comprehensive and intensive Industry Training Program, of up to 1,200 hours of real work placements, that produces work-ready graduates
  • A community engagement ethos that is embedded in the ICMS student and staff experience

At ICMS we use constructivist teaching and learning methods. We motivate students to think critically and be active participants in the learning process. This complements our applied and experiential learning in the areas of professional services management.

Our faculty is made up of highly experienced academics with industry and professional experience. ICMS has strong industry links, making for a unique and highly rewarding educational experience.

Industry Relevant Programmes

ICMS has an impressive network of industry partners. These leading companies provide invaluable industry insight and experience to help shape students’ qualifications and ensure they are in line with industry best practice. ICMS also offers a comprehensive industry training programme, during which students gain up to 1,200 hours of work placement. Students also learn directly from industry through on-site visits and guest lectures.

Research and Awards

ICMS lecturers have written numerous papers, contributed to industry journals and been involved in international and local conferences such as CAUTHE and MEA. Published articles span topics from tourism, teaching and learning, philosophies of management and culinary education.

ICMS is an award-winning institution, gaining many awards in the areas of; Education and Training, Marketing, Business, Tourism, and including Premiers Awards.

The Founder of ICMS, Mr. Darryl Courtney-O’Connor has also been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2013 for his significant service to the tourism and hospitality sector, and to the development of industry education.

Social life

ICMS draws students from all over the world attracted by our reputation as a vibrant social community with incredible student experiences.

Our Student Representative Council (SRC) strives to improve and maintain the quality of student life for our entire student body. The diverse student body remains committed to staying connected via formal and informal social activities, both on and off campus. Our Student Experience Coordinators provide various levels of support and encourage you to step outside of your comfort zone, make use of opportunities that come your way and recognise that life rewards action.

Study Programmes Accredited by THE-ICE

Diploma of Hospitality Management

Diploma of International Tourism

Diploma of Events Management

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Bachelor of International Tourism

Bachelor of Events Management

Master of Management [Tourism & Hospitality]

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International College of Management, Sydney
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