New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel (Level 5)

Programme details

Translation Pōkairua o Aotearoa Tāpoi, Hāereere (Pae 5)
Code NZ2206
Level 5
Credits 120
Duration 1 year
Scholarship available Scholarships for School Leavers
Domestic student fee $5,384* (per year)
IntakesSemester 1, Semester 2
Study options Full-time, Part-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
*Fees are applicable to study in 2017 and are indicative only; fees will vary depending on the courses selected, and/or course-related costs where applicable.
All of our full-time programmes qualify for student loans and allowances through StudyLink. Many part-time programmes also qualify. Apply online at or phone 0800 88 99 00. Apply early to help avoid enrolment and payment delays.

Information for international students

Tuition fee$19,950
IntakesFebruary, July
Minimum IELTS5.5 with no band less than 5
Duration (length of study)1 year
Application Checklist and RequirementsView the information page to see what documents you must supply with your application.
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Programme aim

Scholarships for School Leavers available

The New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) programme aims to develop graduates with the capability to contribute to the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and support the delivery of a quality visitor experience across a range of tourism and travel organisations. The programme will establish comprehensive knowledge, skills and standards of professional practice relevant to tourism operations that support and enhance customer confidence and service delivery. On completion of this programme, graduates can pursue advisory, co-ordination and supervisory roles in the tourism sector, or undertake further study in tourism related disciplines.

Career opportunities

Senior roles in the tourism and travel industry, team leader, supervisor or management roles across a range of hospitality sectors.

Award information

To achieve the award of the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5), students must pass a total of 120 credits.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to be able to:

  • apply effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with diverse audiences in the tourism industry, to proactively support the visitor experience;
  • manage workplace practices required of a tourism workplace including: self-management, effective time and task management, and compliance with relevant Acts and legislation;
  • analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to support decision-making in the tourism industry; and
  • develop, analyse and critique tourism business systems and processes that enable the delivery of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall business effectiveness.

Entry criteria

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

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Page last updated: 30 Sep 2017