Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management

Advance your knowledge of hospitality in as little as one year, and study the Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management at AUT.

If you have completed an undergraduate programme in hospitality and want to study more advanced courses in hospitality management, you can enrol in this one-year postgraduate diploma.

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management also suits those already in the industry who want to enhance their skills and knowledge base at a more advanced level.

Start date: 2022

Start date: 2023

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed one of the following with a minimum of B grade average or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management

You may be admitted to this programme if you have a relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree.

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

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management consists of 120 points of hospitality courses.

These courses cover contemporary hospitality issues, including the key areas of strategic management, human resource management and financial management.

Complete 90 points from

Or up to 30 points from approved courses from another programme

And 30 points from

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
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3747
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
18 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$9,891 (for 120 points)
($8,957 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
International
$36,334 (for 120 points)
($35,400 tuition fees + $934 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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