New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel (Level 6)

Programme details

Code NZ2207
Level 6
Credits 120
Duration 1 year
Domestic student fee $5,384* (per year)
IntakesSemester 1, Semester 2
Study options Full-time, Part-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
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Information for international students

Tuition fee$19,950
IntakesFebruary, July
Minimum IELTS6 with no band less than 5.5
Duration (length of study)1 year
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Programme aim

Gain applied knowledge, skills and standards of professional practice with a focus on leadership responsibilities, and developing and guiding strategic business direction for tourism and travel operations.

This programme includes the following content:

  • Cultural dimensions of tourism and hospitality; cultural dynamics, changes and conflicts for destinations.
  • Tourism and hospitality staff development and retention; performance and progression; leadership.
  • Economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts of tourism; models and theories of tourism development; sustainable and ethical tourism development.
  • Tourism and events; nature, type and purpose of events; event legacies and sponsorship; event planning, promotion and management.
  • Planning for sustainable tourism and hospitality enterprise; scoping business concepts; business planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Product and service development for the tourism and hospitality industry; pricing strategies and value creation; product portfolios and brand strategies; competitive position; channel selection; target markets.
  • Introduction to tourism and hospitality enterprise and investment; determining new ventures and opportunities for growth and development; introductory financial analysis, planning and cost management.
  • Destination management; accessibility, supply and demand; destination stakeholders; impacts of crises on tourism destinations; planning, promotion and evaluation; sustainability issues.

Career opportunities

Senior level roles in the tourism and travel industry including business owners, tourism operations advisors/managers, business development co ordinators/managers, trade development advisors/managers, general managers

Entry criteria

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

  • level 5 related qualification or equivalent; or
  • level 4 related qualification and relevant work experience; or
  • evidence of ability to meet academic requirements; and
  • evidence of English language competency where English is not a first language.

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Compulsory courses

Course Code Course Title
HOST.6101 Cultural Dimensions of Tourism and Hospitality
HOST.6102 Tourism and Hospitality Staff Development and Retention
HOST.6105 Impacts of Tourism and Travel
HOST.6106 Tourism and Events
HOST.6107 Planning for Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise
HOST.6108 Product Development for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
HOST.6109 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise and Investment
HOST.6111 Destination Management

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017