Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism

Get a taste of the skills and knowledge for further study in hospitality, tourism and events through the Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism.

You develop key study skills, and an understanding of the main areas within hospitality, tourism and events. It also gives you a taste of university life.

When you've completed this hospitality and tourism certificate you can staircase into the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management, Bachelor of International Tourism Management or Bachelor of Arts.

Minimum entry requirements

  • NCEA: 48 level 2 credits and eight level 1 credits or higher in one subject from Classical Studies, Drama, English, Geography, Health Education, History, History of Art, Media Studies, Social Studies or Business Studies, Economics, Physical Education, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Rangatira
  • Applicants must be at least 17 years old

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent.

This is a broad-based, flexible qualification. You develop capabilities and skills for academic study including English and communication skills, as well as numeracy and information literacy, within a hospitality, events and tourism environment.

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Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time
City Campus

25 Feb 2019

  • 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

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