AUT - Master of International Hospitality Management

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Master of International Hospitality Management

Hospitality management is a skill-set required the world over. The Master of International Hospitality Management focuses on this important area of the industry and empowers students with the knowledge they need to succeed.
  • This Master of International Hospitality Management caters for the growing demand from hospitality professionals for a postgraduate qualification that has an international focus.
  • The programme develops capabilities in the critical evaluation and analysis of information along with the analytical ability to resolve complex issues.
  • It aims to develop capabilities in the critical evaluation and analysis of information along with the analytical ability to resolve complex issues.
  • Students who have staircased through undergraduate programmes and want to embark on more advanced papers in hospitality management may choose to enrol directly in the one semester Postgraduate Certificate or the one year Postgraduate Diploma.
  • The Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma also cater for those already in the industry who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge base at a more advanced level.

Programme code: AK3705
Level: 9
Points: 240
Duration: 2 years full time / up to 5 five years part time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 3 March 2014 / 21 July 2014

Entry requirements

  • Guidelines to entry
  • One of the following with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers:
    • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
    • Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management
  • Applicants may be required to submit examples of previous academic work and/or to attend a selection interview.

Structure and content

Using a strategic approach, students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the field of international hospitality management. They also have opportunities to carry out applied research. Students' paper selections depend on the option they take — thesis or dissertation.

Students complete papers covering contemporary hospitality issues, including the key areas of strategic management, human resource management and financial management.

Students also complete a paper in research methodology and then have the option of undertaking either a full year research thesis or a half year dissertation and further elective papers.

Papers

Using a strategic approach, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the field of international hospitality management. They will also have opportunities to carry out applied research. Students' paper selection will depend on the option they take — thesis or dissertation.

Core papers (at least 90pts from the papers below)
169008  Critical Thinking, Analysis and Argument: Hospitality
218100  Strategic Hospitality Management: A Global Approach
219100  Human Behaviour in Hospitality Organisations
219104  Hospitality Financial Management
219213  Advanced Human Resource Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Research methods (15pts from the papers below)
288501  Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
288502  Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis
MGMT801  Introduction to Research Methods
MGMT802  Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis
MGMT803  Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis

Electives
219106  Tourism Management and Entrepreneurship
219110  Coastal and Marine Tourism
219112  Asian Tourism
219114  Directed Reading
219118  Consumer Perspectives in Tourism
219119  Research Project Management
219121  Tourism and the South Pacific
219213  Advanced Human Resource Management for Hospitality and Tourism
219907  Contemporary Issues in Tourism

And either:
219600  MIHM Dissertation

or:
219500  MIHM Thesis

Career opportunities

  • Senior level positions in the New Zealand and international hospitality industry.

Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 10:15am

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