Develop a sound understanding of the way hospitality businesses operate and what it takes to create memorable customer experiences.
The Bachelor of International Hospitality Management focuses on issues of sustainability, digital integration and global citizenship to ensure you have industry-relevant skills to launch an exciting career anywhere in the world. Your final year includes valuable workplace experience, working with an organisation on a project related to your studies.
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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.
The Cruise Ship Management minor develops a sound understanding of the cruise ship sector. You’ll explore innovative ways of aligning the industry’s economic goals with efforts to mitigate its environmental impact.
The Restaurant Management minor will equip you with the skills to make a positive impact in the restaurant sector. You’ll explore food preparation, presentation and service for audiences in a wide variety of settings.
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.
In your first year you take papers that cover fundamental hospitality concepts, including the papers International Hospitality Management and Applied Food and Beverage Management (Restaurant).
You explore themes of hospitality for social change and what it means to be hospitable within hospitality organisations and society, while still focusing on the practical skills required.
In your second and third year, you develop in-depth skills and knowledge of hospitality through your chosen major and can take papers from a range of other areas. Issues of sustainability, ethics and social justice will be explored in all the hospitality papers you take.
In your final core paper, Work Integrated Learning, you complete workplace experience in an organisation related to your major.
The degree is flexible enough to enable you to specialise in more than one hospitality discipline, or to take a major or minor from outside hospitality. You can choose from hundreds of majors, minors and electives and build a degree that fits your passions and interests.
*From hospitality or elsewhere at AUT
You study two degrees at the same time in a single programme of study. It’s usually possible to complete two three-year degrees in four to five years. You need to maintain a B grade average across all papers and do papers from each degree every year.
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