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Bachelor of Hotel Management - Invercargill

Qualification: Degree
Level: 7
Dates:

2019 Semester 2: 08 July to 08 November

Duration:

Three years full-time, part-time study is also available

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 360

The Bachelor of Hotel Management is a business degree focused specifically on hospitality, hotel and tourism management
It has a strong focus on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food and beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting for employment in New Zealand and abroad
Field trips and guest lectures allow students to experience the hotel and tourism industry first hand
An internship in the third year for the final semester provides an awesome opportunity to get real industry experience and career opportunities
The Bachelor of Hotel Management aims to prepare graduates for employment in hotel and tourism management positions in New Zealand and internationally. It is a three year, full-time degree which includes specialised study in the core management areas as well as other specialised topics and electives.  The final semester incorporates an internship in the industry where theory and practice come together in the workplace.

The Bachelor of Hotel management is a three year business degree that focuses on hospitality, hotel and tourism management. It concentrates on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food and beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting. The theory, assessments, field trips and internship allows students to experience the industry first hand and prepares them for employment in hotel and tourism management positions.

Graduates will be able to:

 

  • Understand and apply technical and management principles to the hotel and tourism industries. 
  • Be confident and capable learners. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to source and evaluate information. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse and solve theoretical and practical problems. 
  • Write clear and succinct reports using up-to-date technology. 
  • Undertake further study and research. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in significant higher level creative planning. 

These attributes will be demonstrated in specific industry-linked skills, through which the graduate will have: 

  • Gained an up-to-date knowledge and command of the fundamental principles and theoretical foundations of the main areas of hospitality management. 
  • Acquired specialised skills in strategic management, financial analysis, employment relations, marketing, management and specialised operational areas appropriate to the pursuit of a career in hospitality management. 
  • Developed the interpersonal capabilities needed for a career in a complex business environment. 
  • Demonstrated an understanding of the complex and dynamic technological, social, economic, cultural and political environments in which hospitality management operations are undertaken. 
  • Demonstrated the ability to adapt in an area which is rapidly changing and to operate knowledgeably, productively and professionally in hospitality environments.

 

Year One                                                                                                                                                                                     

Compulsory Papers                                             

HTM501 Introduction to Tourism                            

HTM502 Business Communications                       

HTM503 Principles of Marketing                            

HTM504 Principles of Human Resource Management                                                                                                               

HTM506 Financial Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality                                                                                                             

HTM507 Hotel Operations                                      

 

Two papers from below to be completed                                                                                                 

HTM505 Food and Beverage Management          

HTM509 Hospitality Service Delivery Systems      

HTM104 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management                                                                                                  

HTM108 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Year Two                                                                                                                                                                                    

Compulsory Papers                                             

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism                            

HTM602 Human Resource Development              

MKT276 Services Management & Marketing         

HTM606 Tourism and Hospitality Financial Management                                                                                                          

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality                                                                                       

HTM608 Entrepreneurship                                     

 

Two papers from below to be completed                                                                                                 

HTM609 Operations Management                         

HTM610 Facilities Management in Hospitality       

HTM203 Tourism and Hospitality Research and Analysis                                                                                                           

HTM205 Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises                                                                                  

 

Year Three                                                                                                                                                                                  

Compulsory Papers                                             

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management                                                                                                                

MKT376 Event Management                                  

HTM720 Internship Study                                      

 

Elective Papers - two papers to be selected from the list below                                                                                         

HTM705 Strategic Hotel Management                   

HTM706 Sustainability in Tourism                         

MKT372 Strategic Marketing                                  

MKT375 Digital Communications                           

MAN335 Advanced HRM                                       

MAN337 Corporate Social Responsibility               

IBS390 International Business                                

Elective 1 - Elective Paper to be approved by Programme Manager

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

SIT's Bachelor of Hotel Management is a smart choice! With no tuition fees and direct material costs of just $985 per year (GST inclusive), over three years you'll pay around $2,955 saving a massive $15,974* - all while gaining a high quality education and internationally recognised degree.

International Fees can be found here.

(*Prices above are estimated over three years of study, based on 2019 costs.)

Graduates of the Bachelor of Hotel Management will be well suited for employment in a supervisory or management capacity within the accommodation, hospitality and tourism related sectors, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, events and convention centres, as well as their own small business.

School Leavers

University Entrance - NCEA Level 3: three subjects at Level 3, made up of:

  • 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects, and
  • Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of five credits in reading and five credits in writing, and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or a package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 – all three required)

Mature Applicants

The entry requirements noted above may be applicable to mature entry applicants.  Adults over the age of 20 years who do not have the minimum entry requirements may be admitted if they can satisfy the teaching institution they are capable of studying at this level and have a reasonable chance of successfully completing each paper attempted.

Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following 

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the preceding 2 years

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
  • Cambridge English Examinations - FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 169 No less than 162 in each skill.  OET at Grade C in all sub-tests.
  • NZCEL3 - Level 4 with the Academic endorsement
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50
  • City and Guilds IESOL - B2 Communicator with a score of 66
  • Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS

An NZQA approved English Language proficiency test, where the student has achieved an outcome that is equivalent or better than those scores listed for Internationally recognised English language proficiency tests above in relation to the level of intended programme of study, or

Completion of all primary education and at least three years’ secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction, or

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction.  

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  1. Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  2. Have successfully completed a Bachelors’ Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or
  3. Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  4. Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years.

In order to be awarded the Bachelor of Hotel Management the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the schedule of papers (360 credits).

The student completing the Bachelor of Hotel Management will normally be expected to complete the three-year programme (full-time equivalent) over no more than seven years.

The Head of Faculty may approve longer periods to complete the programme, following consideration by the Board of Studies.

Note – students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees Scheme entitlement.

Textbook List - please contact the School of Business belinda.shuttleworth@sit.ac.nz 

Please note that textbooks need to be ordered at least 3-4 weeks prior to the commencement of your study

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