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GradDip - Tourism and Hospitality Management as a subject

Studying a graduate diploma helps you develop knowledge and skills in your chosen subject area which will enable you to undertake a new career or further study.

Tourism and hospitality is one of the world's largest industries and a major player in New Zealand's economy – we need experts to steer that growth. Learn how to manage sustainable operations that will make a lasting impressions on visitors.


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Key information

Years: 1.0
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Fees (International): $24,425-$35,700 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Hotel/resort/cruise ship manager
  • Tourism/hospitality business consultant
  • Sport/leisure manager
  • Restaurant/bar manager
  • Special events planner
  • Adventure tourism operator
  • National or regional tourism planner/promoter
  • Catering services manager
  • Business entrepreneur
  • Government policy advisor
  • Operations manager

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Prescriptions for the GradCert(THMgt) and GradDip(THMgt)

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management are available to graduates who have not included Tourism Management or Hospitality Management at an advanced level in their first degree.

The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma. There are no specified subject papers that must be completed for these programmes.


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Graduate or postgraduate study lets you develop advanced knowledge in an area of management that you are passionate about, giving you an edge in the job market.

Choose from the following options:

For more information about the best study pathway for you, please talk to an adviser in the Management Student Centre (MSC).


Waikato Management School has a vibrant student culture that offers plenty of social and learning opportunities.

You can meet like-minded people through student clubs, such as:

We also have a WMS student mentoring programme to help ease the academic and social transition from high school to university, by connecting you with other students who've been in your shoes before.

Student mentors can offer advice on everything from papers, study strategies, student groups and resources to entertainment and social activities.

Check out the Waikato Management School Facebook page for the latest news and events.


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Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Phone: +64 838 4303
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.