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:

2024 Semester 3: 22 July to 20 September

2024 Semester 4: 30 September to 29 November

2024 Semester 5: 09 December to 07 March 2025

2025 Semester 2: 17 March to 16 May

2025 Semester 3: 26 May to 25 July

2025 Semester 4: 04 August to 03 October

2025 Semester 5: 13 October to 12 December

Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $2,000.00(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:

MKT676 Services Management & Marketing 

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism 

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism & Hospitality 

HTM610 Facilities Management 

MAN632 Operations Management 

MAN633 Human Resource Development

Level 7

Compulsory Papers: 

HTM704 Contemporary Issues in Hotel Management

MKT776 Event Management

MAN734 Strategic Management

MAN735 Advanced HRM

ETH760 Business Ethics

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 International ESOL Written (LRW) PASS with no less than 25/50 in each skill and Spoken (S) PASS 
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).

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HOTEL MANAGEMENT – QUEENSTOWN CAMPUS SCHEDULE OF DATES AND PAPERS STUDIED YEAR 2025

Group A:

 

Group B:

MKT676 Services Management & Marketing

OR

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

MKT776 Event Management

Group C:

MAN734 Strategic Management

MAN 735 Advanced Human Resource Management

Group D:

MAN632 Operations Management

OR

MAN633 Human Resource Development

ETH  760 Business Ethics

Intake 1 - Group B
17/03/2025
16/05/2025 
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: HTM607, HTM610
Level 7 Papers: HTM 704
 
Intake 2 - Group C
26/05/2025
25/07/2025                                            
1 Week Recess 
Level 7 Papers: MAN734, MAN735
 
Intake 3 - Group D
04/08/2025
03/10/2025
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: MAN632, MAN633
Level 7 Papers: ETH 760

Intake 4 - Group A
13/10/2025
12/12/2025
Xmas Break 
13/12/2025
12 /01/2026
Level 6 Papers: MKT676, HTM601
Level 7 Papers: MKT776
Intake 5 - Group B
12/01/2026
13/03/2026
1 Week Recess
Level 6 Papers: HTM607, HTM610
Level 7 Papers: HTM 704

For more information on required and recommended textbooks for this course please refer to the textbook list here.

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

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