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Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management - Invercargill

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Level: 7
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

2020 Semester 2: 06 November to 13 November

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

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

SIT's Graduate Diploma programme is 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.

Students must complete three of the following:             

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

HTM602 Human Resource Development

HTM603 Tourism and Hospitality Research and Analysis

MKT276 Services Management & 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 all of the following 

MKT376 Event Management

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

HTM705 Strategic Hotel Management

Elective 1* Elective Paper - to be approved by Programme Manager

Elective 2 Elective Paper - to be approved by Programme Manager

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2019 direct material costs of $960 (GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management will have developed skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management.

You will be able to 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.

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.

 

  • 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).

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