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Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management

This course is available


Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Auckland University of Technology


Advance your knowledge of hospitality in as little as one year, and study the Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management at AUT.

If you have completed an undergraduate programme in hospitality and want to study more advanced courses in hospitality management, you can enrol in this one-year postgraduate diploma.

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management also suits those already in the industry who want to enhance their skills and knowledge base at a more advanced level.

What you study
The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management consists of 120 points of hospitality courses.

Career opportunities

Education and research

Doctoral study
Research fellow

Public sector

Government agencies
Destination marketing organisations/ Regional tourism organisations
Local councils/boards
Parks, sport, recreation & conservation

Private sector

Strategy and leadership
Operations management
Media and communications
Visitor management
Customer care
Product development

Third Sector

Non-governmental organisations
Industry associations/trade organisations in tourism and hospitality
UN agencies/organisations (including UNWTO)
International development agencies


Social enterprises
Community leadership


Service/product innovations
Business owner-operators

Entry criteria

Must have completed one of the following with a minimum of B grade average or equivalent:

Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management

You may be admitted to this programme if you have a relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree.

Other requirements

May be required to submit examples of previous academic work or attend an interview
May be required to provide evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level and attend a selection interview

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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