Master of International Hospitality Management

Hospitality management is a skillset 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: AK1058
Level: 9
Points: 180
Duration: 1.5 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 29 February 2016 / 18 July 2016

Entry requirements

  • Guidelines to entry
  • One of the following or equivalent 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.

COMM800 Critical Thinking, Analysis and Argument: Hospitality
HOSP801 Contemporary Topic in Hospitality
HOSP802 Financial Management in Hospitality: A Strategic Approach
HOSP803 Hospitality Marketing Research
HOSP804 Power, People and Profit: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Employment
HOSP805 Strategic Management in Hospitality
HOSP806 Human Behaviour in Hospitality Organisations
HOSP807 Leadership and Ethics in Hospitality and Tourism
SOSC880 Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
SOSC881 Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis
SOSC884 Social Research Design and Analysis
TOUR810 Directed Reading
TOUR811 Applied Research Methods

Choose pathway
HOSP996 Applied Project in Hospitality
HOSP997 MIHM Dissertation
HOSP999 MIHM Thesis

Career opportunities

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

Scholarships

The Hospitality Management Postgraduate Scholarship is designed to support and encourage hospitality managers undertaking part-time study in a Master of International Hospitality Management. Find out more

Last updated: 26-Jan-2016 8.38am

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