Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

A hospitality degree can set you up for careers around the world. The Bachelor of International Hospitality Management is widely recognised in the industry and acclaimed by the country's top hospitality operators.

Hospitality careers cover everything from creating experiences for people in some of the world’s most exciting and exotic destinations to hosting, accommodating and managing events.

In the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management you learn to manage food and beverage, and accommodation operations and develop key skills in human resource management, strategic management, and sales and marketing. Your final year includes valuable workplace experience, working with an organisation on a project related to your studies.

Minimum entry requirements

Preferred New Zealand school subjects

  • All subjects are useful, in particular language rich subjects from AUT’s subject list

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent.

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with our Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism.

Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism

Other requirements

The practical side of this programme involves working in front of house in our two training restaurants, and learning to use commercial kitchen tools and equipment to a professional level without compromising health and safety standards.

Skills needed for culinary arts courses

Majors you can study in the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

Add an additional major or a minor to your bachelor’s degree and study another area that interests you. You can choose from a wide range of additional majors or minors.

Additional majors and minors for bachelor’s degrees

Explore the concepts and processes critical to hospitality operations, and develop the foundation to study management principles and practices in a hospitality context.

Year 1

Your first year lays the foundation of hospitality concepts and systems essential for managing food and beverage services and accommodation properties. During this year, you will choose whether to continue in a generic degree or choose a single or double major to study from your second year onwards.

Year 2

In your second year, you examine human resource management in hospitality organisations and focus on your chosen major or electives.

Year 3

In Year 3 you study strategic management as it relates to the hospitality industry and undertake advanced study in your selected major. You also choose electives to balance your qualification.

In your final semester, you complete workplace experience in an organisation related to your major; a great chance to apply what you have learnt and make valuable industry contacts before you graduate.

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
3 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

$6,450 - $6,760
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT

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The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.