Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Applied Hotel Management
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Hospitality Management
Strategic Purpose Statement
The Bachelor of Applied Hotel Management programme is designed to cultivate a deep understanding and practical proficiency in the multifaceted world of hotel management, targeting a diverse array of learners, including; fresh high school graduates keen on exploring a career in the hotel industry; individuals with an aspiration to manage a hotel; experienced professionals from different industries seeking a shift to the hotel sector; and established hotel industry workers who aim to broaden their skills and climb the career ladder. The programme stands as a direct response to industry needs, fulfilling professional aspirations, driving community development, and fostering a resilient workforce for the future of the hotel industry. The programme recognizes the industry's need for well-trained professionals equipped with a comprehensive understanding of hotel operations. It covers a wide range of essential subjects such as food and beverage management, front office operations, housekeeping, and financial management, as well as topics such as customer service management, event management, and hotel marketing. To further address the industry's demand for effective leaders and supervisors, the programme is designed to develop leadership and managerial capabilities in students with specific training in strategic planning and human resource management, which are key skills required for higher-level positions within the industry.
Graduate profile
At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to: 1. Apply service practices and principles at all levels of a hotel organisation to achieve service excellence. 2. Interact with stakeholders to ensure business practices meet stakeholder requirements considering cultural contexts and international hotel environments. 3. Apply specialised technical skills, practices, and knowledge associated with hotel operations and hotel management to satisfy stakeholder expectations. 4. Apply evaluative, strategic, and critical thinking to facilitate practical decision making and problem solving in the hotel industry. 5. Integrate ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable principles, including Te Tiriti o Waitangi, into decision-making processes within the hotel business sector to ensure socially responsible and sustainable practices.
Education pathways
Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Hotel Management will be able to continue onto the
Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management or the Master of Hotel Management at PIHMS
or to other postgraduate studies in management related fields at New Zealand or
international universities.
Employment pathways
The Bachelor of Business will allow graduates to pursue a diverse range of employment
opportunities in the hotel and related hospitality, tourism, and service industries.
Opportunities include employment in public organisations, private companies, and
self-employment. Graduates without prior qualifications or experience will have the
fundamental knowledge and skills to commence and quickly progress in a career in the hotel
and related industries in a wide range of New Zealand and international settings. Graduates
with prior qualifications or experience will have the knowledge, skills, and mind-set to
progress to higher-level managerial positions and contribute to strategic planning in large or
small scale business contexts.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Applicants must generally, meet the criteria for University Entrance in New Zealand. Exceptions fordiscretionary and special admission are available, subject to approval by the Academic Board. There are no age restrictions to admissions. nternational Students that meet the English language requirements as set out in Rule 18 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2021, may be eligible for enrolment subject to meeting appropriate academic criteria. In addition, applicants for whom English is not their first language require an Academic IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score lower than 5.5. Discretionary admission: Applicants who do not meet the general admission requirements defined above may apply for discretionary admission by completion of a relevant programme of learning at NZQCF level 5.
Education Organisation Pacific International Hotel Management School Limited
Developed By Pacific International Hotel Management School Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 4808
Status Current
Created November 2023
Next Review October 2028
Content
Courses in the programme are broadly divided into six streams: (1) organisational management; (3) people management; (3) research; (4) departmental management; (5) financial management; and (6) marketing management

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