Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management (Level 7)

Manukau Institute of Technology
1 hour
Graduate diploma / certificate
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About this program

Programme highlights

With tourism as the second-largest export earner for New Zealand, managers and supervisors with the ability to understand the sector and its issues, as well as plan for its growth and future, are essential to any tourism business or product.

The Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management will give you the skills necessary to guide and run businesses in this fast-paced and people focused industry.

You will learn the supervisory and management skills needed for a range of hospitality businesses. Your studies will give you the tools to understand the benefits of sustainable tourism, manage and operate accommodation services and tourist destinations, market and sell tourism products and destinations using a variety of media, and understand the industry from a strategic and operational perspective. Your skills will be relevant in both New Zealand and overseas.

Additionally, you will graduate having worked on a real-world tourism project for a local business, ensuring you possess both skills and hands-on experience when you enter the job market.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include roles in tourism festival event management, local and national council event co-ordination, airport operational management, transport management, policy planning for tourism destinations, marketing and communications for national or local tourism organisations and destination branding.

Programme structure

The Graduate Diploma consists of the following courses:

Level 6

  • 445.604 Tourism Multimedia
  • 445.606 Tourism Industry and Enterprises
  • 445.608 Accommodation Services Management

Level 7

  • 445.701 Contemporary Issues in the Tourism Industry
  • 445.703 Destination Management
  • 341.753 Industry Project Part A (15 Credits)
  • 341.754 Industry Project Part B (30 Credits)

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Manukau Institute of Technology

Corner of East Tamaki Road and Newbury Street
2023 Auckland
New Zeeland


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