Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Queenstown Resort College (QRC)

Subject area

Tourism Management

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Entry requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall:
(a) have preferably completed a degree in a Commerce, Business or Management field or a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than tourism and hospitality management ;
(b) have an English level equivalent to Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or a TOEFL iBT score of 60 (with a writing score of 20) (must be within 2 years of application);
(c) have completed an interview with the Programme Leader
Students with a bachelor's degree in tourism or hospitality may be accepted if it is considered that the programme can add extra dimensions to their previous study

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of the Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management programme is to provide graduates in other disciplines, who wish to pursue a career in the growing tourism and hospitality industry, with the opportunity to supplement the skills, knowledge and experience gained in their first qualification, with the skills and knowledge needed to make a successful transition to tourism and hospitality. The GDTHM can also assist those tourism and hospitality industry professionals who are able to demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate work type towards a recognised one-year, higher level, formal qualification.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Business and Management at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit



$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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Queenstown Resort College Scholarship - Adventure Tourism Management

Provided by:

Queenstown Resort College - Scholarship Panel



The Scholarship will cover 50% of the full tuition fee.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (03) 409 0500
Fax: (03) 409 0505

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