Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality Management

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This qualification is designed to meet the increasing demand from hospitality professionals for a postgraduate qualification with an international focus.
  • Students who have staircased through undergraduate programmes and who wish to embark on more advanced papers in hospitality management may choose to enrol directly in the half year Postgraduate Certificate.
  • The certificate also caters for those already in the industry who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge at a more advanced level.

Programme code: AK3748
Level: 8
Points: 60
Duration: Half-year full-time / up to 2 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 26 February 2018 / 16 July 2018

Career opportunities

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

Entry requirements

  • Guidelines to entry
  • Applicants may be required to provide evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level and/or to attend a selection interview.
  • One of the following or equivalent with a B average or higher in papers at level 7:
    • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
    • Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management.
  • May be admitted to this degree based on professional qualification or experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree.

Structure and content

Using a strategic approach, students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the field of international hospitality management.


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

Fees information

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