New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)
New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

The aim of this programme is to develop graduates who have the skills and knowledge to work as senior operators in the hotel, tourism, and travel industries, or progress to further study.

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Key Details
Queenstown
Qualification:
Diploma
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Duration:

One year full-time.

Part-time study is also available

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:

2020 Semester 4: 12 October to 11 December

2021 Semester 1: 11 January to 12 March

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 $1145

International Fees can be found here.

 

 

The aim of this programme is to develop graduates who have the skills and knowledge to work as senior operators in the hotel, tourism, and travel industries, or progress to further study.

DDT501 Principles of Tourism (15 credits)

DDT504 Principles of Tourism Marketing (15 credits)

DDT503 Principles of Tourism Management (15 credits)

DDT506 Financial Analysis for Tourism (15 credits)

DDT507 Tourism and Travel Operations (15 credits)

DDT505 Human Resource Management for Tourism (15 credits)

DDT502 Principles of Communication (15 credits)

DDT508 Managing the Visitor Experience (15 credits)

Graduates will have acquired both an enhanced ability to learn independently, and the potential to develop further skills through experience. They will have a strong knowledge of business skills that can be directly applied to tourism and hotel management.

Graduates will be able to pursue professional careers, both nationally and internationally in the following areas within the hotel and tourism industries:

  • Human resource management
  • Strategic management
  • Financial management
  • Marketing management
  • Hotel operations
  • Food and beverage management

Applicants under 20 years

Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of four years secondary education, and have attained a minimum of NCEA Level 3:

60 credits at Level 3 or above, plus 20 credits from Level 2 or above, and

Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy requirements:

Literacy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of:

  • specified assessment standards – available through a range of subjects and English for Academic Purposes unit standards 22750 and 22751 (minimum total of 10 credits), or
  • package of three literacy unit standards (26622, 26624, 26625 – all three required), and

Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of:

  • specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or
  • package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 – all three required).

Applicants over 20 years

Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 3 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the tourism or related sector for two or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate.  Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

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 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit 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

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5).
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) full-time over 1 year or part-time over 4 years.

Please note: students failing to engage in study as per programme requirements may forfeit the Zero Fees Scheme entitlement.

DRESS CODE: Students studying the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel 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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