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Bachelor of Hotel Management - Invercargill

Qualification: Degree
Level: 7
Dates:

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 25 June

2021 Semester 2: 12 July to 19 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 equips students for supervisory and management positions within the accommodation, hospitality and tourism related sectors, nationally and internationally.

 

You will study marketing, operations, human resources, food and beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting, focussing on management concepts and using a blend of theoretical and practical learning that emphasises applied knowledge.

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.

Year One                                                                                                                                          

COM540 Professional Communication

HTM501Introduction to Tourism

HTM505 Food and Beverage Management

HTM506 Financial Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality

HTM507 Hotel Operations

HTM509 Hospitality Service Delivery Systems

MAN535 Principles of Human Resource Management

MKT571 Principles of Marketing                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                          

Year Two                                                                                                                                         

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

HTM606 Tourism and Hospitality Financial Management

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality

HTM608 Entrepreneurship

HTM610 Facilities Management in Hospitality

MAN632 Operations Management

MAN633 Human Resource Development

MKT676 Services Management and Marketing

                                                                                                                                                          

 

Year Three                                                                                                                                       

Compulsory Papers

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

HTM720 Internship Study

MKT776 Event Management

 

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

CON759 Contemporary Issues

ETH760 Business Ethics

HTM706 Sustainability in Tourism

IBS790 International Business

MAN734 Strategic Management

MAN735 Advanced HRM

MKT772 Strategic Marketing

WPE700 Workplace Experience

Elective 1 - Elective Paper (to be approved by Programme Manager)

 

Year 3 Elective papers may be taken from a degree other than SIT Bachelor of Hotel Management.

Year 3 Elective paper descriptors can be found under the relevant programme on the SIT Intranet, Academic Board link.

Prerequisites may apply to elective papers.

 

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

 

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 and convention centres.

Recent graduates of the Bachelor of Hotel Management have gained employment in accommodation, hospitality and tourism, and been promoted to supervisory positions with their current employers, or even successfully started their own small businesses.

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.

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

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.

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