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Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management - Invercargill

Qualification: Graduate Certificate
Level: 7
Dates:

2019 Semester 2: 08 July to 08 November

Duration:

17 weeks full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 60

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT’s Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programmes are designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience) who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management. You will learn to understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel management in order to function as a professional practitioner at a senior level in the industry or progress to further study.

Level 6                                                                       

Students must complete one of the following:    

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

HTM602 Human Resource Development

MKT276 Services Management and Marketing

HTM606 Tourism and Hospitality Financial Management

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality

HTM608 Entrepreneurship

HTM609 Operations Management

HTM610 Facilities Management in Hospitality

 

Level 7                                                                       

Students must complete:                                       

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

HTM705 Strategic Hotel Management

MKT376 Event Management

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2019 direct material costs of just $505 (GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management will be equipped with skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management.

You will understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel and tourism management, and use your knowledge to evaluate operational matters and to implement processes for strategic management.

Graduates will be well suited for employment in a senior level position (eg. supervisory or management) within the accommodation, hospitality and tourism-related sectors, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, events and convention centres. You could also consider setting up your own small business, or progressing to further study.

Entry is open to degree graduates who have graduated from a bachelor’s degree programme or those who can demonstrate equivalent, relevant, practical, professional or educational experience in a related discipline.

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 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

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 two 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.

Textbook List

Paper Code - Text (Edition); Authors; Publisher.

Compulsory papers:

  • HTM303 - Research Methods for Business Students (7th); Saunders, Lewis and Thornhill. (Recommended)
  • HTM304 – to be confirmed
  • HTM305 - Strategic Management: Thinking, analysis, action (4th or 3rd); Hubbard, Rice & Beamish. (Required)

Elective papers:

  • HTM201 - Tourism Management (4th) 2010; Lawton & Weaver.
  • HTM202 - Human Resource Management in NZ (5th) 2010; Rudman         
  • HTM203 - Research Methods for Business Students (7th); Saunders, Lewis and Thornhill. (Required)
  • HTM204 - Services marketing (5th); Lovelock, Patterson, & Walker. (Required)
  • HTM206 - Hospitality Management Accounting (9th); Jagels. (Required)
  • HTM207 - Employment Relations in New Zealand (2nd) 2009; Rasmussen               
  • HTM207 - A guide to the law for tourism & hospitality students (3rd) 2008; Zahra
  • HTM208 - Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice (3rd); Frederick & Kuratko. (Required)
  • HTM209 - Operations Management (7th); Slack, N., Brandon-Jones, A., & Johnston, R. (2013). (Required)

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

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