Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management
Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

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.

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Key Details
Queenstown
Qualification:
Graduate Diploma
Level:
7
Credits:
120
Duration:

One year full-time

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:

You will do 4 semesters (2 papers per semester).

2021 Semester 2: 22 March to 21 May

2021 Semester 3: 31 May to 30 July

2021 Semester 4: 09 August to 08 October

2021 Semester 5: 18 October to 17 December

Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $2000.00(GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

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 three of the following:

DTT606 The Visitor Experience 

DTT603 Leadership and Management in Tourism 

DTT604 Public Relations in Tourism 

DTT601 Contemporary Tourism Operations 

DTT 602 Tourism Policy and Planning

DTT 605 Environmentally Sustainable Management

Level 7

Students must complete 75 credits from the following:          

MKT776 Event Management

HTM704 Contemporary issues in Hotel Management

ETH7360 Business Ethics

MAN734 Strategic Management

MAN 735 Advanced Human Resource Management

Students must complete three of the following:  
HTM601 Contemporary Tourism
MAN633 Human Resource Development
MKT676 Services Management & Marketing
HTM606 Tourism and Hospitality Financial Management
HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality
HTM608 Entrepreneurship
MAN632 Operations Management
HTM610 Faciltites Management in Hospitality
DTT601 Contemporary Tourism Operations
DTT602 Tourism Policy and Planning
DTT603 Leadership and Management in Tourism
DTT604 Public Relations in Tourism
DTT605 Environmentally Sustainable Management
DTT608 Business Investment Strategy
DTT606 The Visitor Experience
DTT607 Internship 
   
Level 7  
Students must complete 75 credits from the following:  
HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management
HTM706 Sustainability in Tourism
MAN734 Strategic Management
MKT776 Event Management
IBS790 International Business
ETH760 Business Ethics
MAN735 Advanced Human Resource Management
MKT772 Strategic Marketing
WPE700 Workplace Experience
Elective 1* Elective Paper - to be approved by Programme Manager
Elective 2* Elective Paper - to be approved by Programme Manager
HTM717 Internship Study
HTM703 Tourism and Hospitality Industry Project
Alternative to HTM704  
CON759 Contemporary Issues

Upon successful completion of this programme you 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.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, 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

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; 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 two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


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 Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (Academic) b) Level 4 (Academic)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than distinction in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

Every candidate for the qualification of Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management is required to follow the satisfaction of the Board of Studies, a programme of study for a minimum period of one year. Each year of study comprises two 17 week semesters.
The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 120 credits for successful completion of the qualification.
To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management, students will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the schedule of papers.
A student completing the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management will normally be expected to complete the one-year programme (full-time equivalent) within four years.
(Please note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement).

Every candidate for the qualification of Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management is required to follow the satisfaction of the Board of Studies, a programme of study for a minimum period of one year.

The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 120 credits for successful completion of the qualification.

To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management, students will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the schedule of papers.

A student completing the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management will normally be expected to complete the one-year programme (full-time equivalent) within four years.

(Please note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement).

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT – QUEENSTOWN CAMPUS SCHEDULE OF DATES AND PAPERS STUDIED YEAR 2021

Group A:

DTT606 The Visitor Experience

Or

DTT603 Leadership and Management in Tourism

MKT776 Event Management

Group B:

DTT 604 Public Relations in Tourism

Or

DTT601 Contemporary Tourism Operations

HTM 704 Contemporary issues in Hotel Management

Group C:

MAN734 Strategic Management

MAN 735 Advanced Human Resource Management

Group D:

DTT 602 Tourism Policy and Planning

Or

DTT 605 Environmentally Sustainable Management

ETH 760 Business Ethics

Intake 1 - Group B
11/01/2021
12/03/2021
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: DTT 601, DTT 604
Level 7 Papers: HTM 704
Intake 2 - Group C
22/03/2021
21/05/2021                                            
1 Week Recess
Level 7 Papers: MAN734, MAN735
Intake 3 - Group D
31/05/2021
30/07/2021
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: DTT 605, DTT 602
Level 7 Papers: ETH 760

Intake 4 - Group A
09/08/2021
08/10/2021
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: DTT 603, DTT 606
Level 7 Papers: MKT776
Intake 5 - Group B
18/10/2021
17/12/2021
1 Week Recess
Xmas Break
18/12/21
09 /01/22
Level 6 Papers: DTT 601, DTT 604
Level 7 Papers: HTM 704

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT – QUEENSTOWN CAMPUS SCHEDULE OF DATES AND PAPERS STUDIED YEAR 2020

Textbook List

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

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)

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)
  • HTM310 - Events management: For tourism, cultural, and sporting events (4th); Van der Wagen & White. (Required)

DRESS CODE:  Students studying the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management are required to adhere to a formal dress code for class.  Dress pants and shirt for males and dress/skirt or dress pants for females.  No jeans, hoodies or sneakers.

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

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