Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Programme information

  • Tuition fee $19,950
  • Intakes February, May, July, November
  • Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
  • Duration (length of study) 1 year

Programme aim

This graduate diploma provides students with a programme of study that will enable them to take a holistic view of tourism organisations and examine the interface between tourism activity, the community and the environment. This qualification enables students to develop the management skills and knowledge required to successfully work in and manage a sustainable tourism operation in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Award information

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management, students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:

  • 120 credits at Level 5 or above;
  • a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7;
  • 75 compulsory credits;
  • 15 credits from the Options List; and
  • 30 elective credits.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will be able to:

  • understand the nature of the tourism industry, the impacts of tourism on host communities and the sound management of tourism related businesses;
  • think independently and critically with respect to the management of the tourism resource in both domestic and international contexts;
  • understand essential management principles including marketing, planning and sustainability;
  • manage a tourism-related business/organisation in a multicultural environment;
  • produce, analyse and synthesise empirical data contributing to well-informed decision-making; and
  • apply research techniques to real world situations, as part of their development into independent and effective problem solvers.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

Career opportunities

Middle manager position in a tourist organisation Self-employment as an operator of a tourist hotel, Motel or Attraction Marketing, Liaison or Environmental Research/Monitoring Role

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 25, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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May 2017
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1 year
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19,950 NZD
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Start date May 2017
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New Zealand Rotorua
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Start date July 2017
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New Zealand Rotorua
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Start date Nov. 2016
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New Zealand Rotorua
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Start date Feb. 2017
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