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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 2023


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 papers 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.

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management consists of 120 points of hospitality papers.
These papers cover contemporary hospitality issues, including the key areas of strategic management, human resource management and financial management.

Complete 90 points from

  • COMM800 Critical Thinking, Analysis and Argument: Hospitality
  • HOSP801 Contemporary Topic in Hospitality
  • HOSP802 Profitable Financial Strategies for Responsible Enterprises
  • HOSP803 Hospitality Marketing Research
  • HOSP804 Power, People and Profit: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Employment
  • HOSP805 Strategic Management in Hospitality
  • HOSP806 Designing a Hospitable Organisational Culture
  • HOSP807 Leadership and Ethics in Hospitality and Tourism
  • TOUR810 Directed Reading

And 30 points from

  • SOSC880 Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
  • SOSC881 Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis
  • SOSC884 Social Research Design and Analysis
  • TOUR811 Applied Research Methods

Career opportunities

Senior level positions in the New Zealand and international hospitality industry.

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; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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