Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 7)
Qualification Type Graduate Diploma
Level 7
Credits 124
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Hospitality Management
Strategic Purpose Statement
The Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management provides graduates in other disciplines who wish to pursue a career in the hospitality industry with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a hospitality management career in the global market place. The programme also assists hospitality industry professionals to gain the discipline and recognition of a formal qualification and an organised knowledge system to complement their industry experience.
Graduate profile
Graduates will be able to:
apply appropriate skills and knowledge from their first qualification to relevant contexts in the hospitality industry.
integrate relevant theory, experience and skills to implement best practice in specific areas of hospitality operations and management.
relate their experience in working in a hospitality environment to the application of broader management principles.
draw on the theories and tools of analysis they have learned to manage hospitality organisations efficiently and enhance organisational performance
take responsibility for their own learning, conduct independent investigation, identify problems, and develop creative solutions which exhibit academic rigour.
communicate effectively with guests, prospective guests, co-workers, senior management, industry suppliers and other stakeholders
take responsibility for practicing ongoing personal development in the hospitality industry.
Education pathways
Graduates will be able to continue to postgraduate studies in hospitality management, or engage in interdisciplinary postgraduate studies utilising their expertise gained in both the GDHM and prior degree studies.
Employment pathways
Graduates will be able to apply for management opportunities in hotels, resorts, restaurants, events and convention centre, food and beverage management, marketing and sales.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: - hold a bachelor's degree (at least equivalent to New Zealand pass standard) awarded by a tertiary institution approved by the Academic Board, or equivalent qualification; and - have an English level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 20) / PToE academic score of 50/AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 52/80 (with no band less than 12); or - gain approval under Admission Regulation 3: Special Admission.
Education Organisation Auckland Institute of Studies Limited
Developed By Auckland Institute of Studies Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2713
Status Current
Created 2014-12-05 14:48:18.0
Next Review 2022-08-09 00:00:00.0
Content
The Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management is a one-year full-time programme consisting of 7 undergraduate courses. This 124 credit qualification includes one level 5 course on principles of hospitality management (17 credits); two level 6 courses regarding management, 17 and 18 credits respectively; and one level 7 course bringing together theoretical knowledge, analytical tools and implementation skills (18 credits). Students then choose an additional three level 7 courses from Hospitality Management or Tourism Management (18 credits each). Students can choose to complete an internship as part of this programme (weighted as two level 7 courses).

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