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New Zealand School of Tourism
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New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel Level 5

This course is available


Level of Study



32 weeks

Next start date

Expected Jun 2024


Christchurch Campus


This programme includes modules in tourism marketing, sustainability in tourism, as well as a case-study on Disney World. Meaning you'll have heaps of fun while you learn how to channel your passion for tourism into a career.

You will learn

All about Walt Disney World

Tourism business operations

Risk analysis and management

Engaging with the tourism industry

Delivering exceptional customer service

Plus loads more!

You will also get the chance to experience a fun-filled study tour, as well as gain exposure to international internship opportunitie

Careers in Travel & Tourism

Front desk agent

Tour guide

Travel agent

Customer service agent


Airline sales manager

Shore excursion staff

Entry criteria

All international applicants must:

Be a minimum of 18 years of age on day 1 of their course

Have completed Secondary School offshore, New Zealand Year 12 or have equivalent work experience

English Language Proficiency

  • IELTS: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) where the test was carried out prior to 1 October 2017: Score of 550 and an essay score of 5.5.
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: 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: 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

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