Diploma in Adventure Tourism

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited



2 Years

Total student fees


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Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements for applicants under the age of 20, a minimum of 40 credits at NCEA Level 2 across four subjects (at least 12 credits in one subject) or National Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Introductory Skills) (Level 2) or Equivalent. Applicants 20 years of age and over, no formal qualifications needed. Applicants aged 20 years or above, no academic qualifications are required. For direct entry into year two of the programme, NMIT Certificate in Adventure Tourism OR demonstrated corresponding skills and knowledge. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS overall Academic Band score of at least 5.5 with at least 5.0 in each component, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Additional entry requirements for all applicants include physical fitness to withstand the demands of adventure tourism, two referee reports that attest to their suitability for study on the Programme (or attendance at an interview).

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,528 $15,055
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,258 $22,516
Total $18,786 $37,571

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $33,036
Earnings range $23,830 - $41,054
In employment 61%
In further study 32%
On a benefit 3%

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