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Master of International Hospitality Management

There's growing demand for hospitality professionals with a postgraduate qualification and a sound understanding of international hospitality management. Follow your passion for hospitality with this 18-month master's degree.

Whether you want to research an area of your interest or prepare for senior management roles in the hospitality industry, the Master of International Hospitality Management can help you get there.

Eduniversal Group has ranked our Master of International Hospitality Management as the 15th best master's degree in the world, and first in Australia and New Zealand, for hospitality management.

Eduniversal website

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management or other relevant degree, or an equivalent qualification with a B grade average or higher in courses at level 7

International student entry requirements

Other requirements

  • May be required to submit examples of previous academic work or attend an interview
  • May be required to provide evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level and attend a selection interview

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

To complete the programme, you need 180 points. Your course selection depends on the research pathway option you take – thesis or dissertation or applied project.

Choose one of the following

Students need a B- average grade in coursework courses as a prerequisite into the research pathways.

Your research will be based on a topic of your choice, supervised by academic staff who have expertise in all areas of hospitality, from hotels to sustainability and ethics. You develop skills in the critical evaluation and analysis of information along with the analytical ability to resolve complex issues.

And a 30-point research methodology course

*Only available for students doing Applied Project in Hospitality.

And hospitality courses

Your study includes research on a topic of your choice, supervised by academic staff who have expertise in all areas of hospitality, from hotels to sustainability and ethics. You develop skillsin the critical evaluation and analysis of information along with the analytical ability to resolve complex issues.

Skills you will develop

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

Graduate Profile

Education and research

  • Doctoral study
  • Research fellow
  • Lecturers/tutors

Public sector

  • Government agencies
  • Destination marketing organisations/ Regional tourism organisations
  • Local councils/boards
  • Parks, sport, recreation & conservation

Private sector

  • Strategy and leadership
  • Operations management
  • Marketing
  • Media and communications
  • Visitor management
  • Customer care
  • Product development
  • Research
  • Consultancy

Third Sector

  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Industry associations/trade organisations in tourism and hospitality
  • UN agencies/organisations (including UNWTO)
  • International development agencies
  • Consultancy

Community

  • Social enterprises
  • Community leadership
  • Conservation
  • Research

Entrepreneurship

  • Service/product innovations
  • Business owner-operators

Other postgraduate study options

If you mainly want to complete advanced courses in hospitality management, you can enrol directly in the postgraduate certificate or the postgraduate diploma. These programmes also cater for hospitality professionals who want to enhance their understanding of industry issues.

Further study

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1058
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$10,277 (for 120 points)
($9,203 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
International
$37,574 (for 120 points)
($36,500 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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