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.

Entry Requirements: IELTS 6.0 (academic)  with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening or equivalent.Successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in any field excluding the specific graduate diploma in tourism management field.

For further guidance on enrolling for the Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management course at the Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand contact our professionals at Great Nation NZ. You can reach us by filling out the contact form on this website, calling us or simply walking into one of our centers.