Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management Level 8

Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management Level 8

  • Level:  8
  • Credits:  121

This course will provide students key business, hospitality skills and knowledge through 30 weeks of lecture style delivery. Students will also receive real life hotel operations learning in either food and beverage or room division. After successful completion of on campus operations, students will enter the paid industry placement program. Positions will either be in food and beverage or rooms division at top hotels in New Zealand.

Subject Area: 

Business Studies, Hospitality Management, Communications, Marketing, Research

The successful graduates will demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in the fields of business planning, financial management, and product development as related to the Hospitality Industry and principally the Hotel sector. The graduate will have knowledge and skill in operations planning, human resource management, accountancy, marketing and communications.

Employment Pathways:
Guaranteed Paid Industry Placements through the PIHMS Industry placement programme lead to excellent pathways into fulltime employment for graduating students.

Entry Requirements:
Applicants require an appropriate Bachelor Level 7 degree in either business, management or a related hospitality area. Degrees in other disciplines may be considered if the applicant has 2 - 3 years relevant hospitality experience at a supervisory level, or equivalent. In addition, applicants for whom English is not their first language will have an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent. (no band score lower than 6). This course will provide graduate diploma students key business, hospitality skills and knowledge while being immersed in the PIHMS hotel environment.

PIHMS Intake Dates


Enrolment Dates 2021

  • 25 January 2021
  • 19 April 2021
  • 5 July 2021
  • 27 September 2021

Enrolment Dates 2022

  • 24 January 2022
  • 18 April 2022
  • 4 July 2022
  • 26 September 2022


Vacation Dates 2020/2021

  • 19 December 2020 - 31 January 2021
  • 10 April 2021 - 25 April 2021
  • 3 July 2021 - 11 July 2021
  • 18 September 2021 - 3 October 2021
  • 11 December 2021 - 30 January 2022

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