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Management Studies - Tourism and Hospitality Management (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
Tourism and hospitality, studied at the Management Studies - Tourism and Hospitality Management (Hons) programme at the University of Waikato, 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.

Overview

Tourism and hospitality is one of New Zealand's fastest-growing export industries, and it can take your career to new places.

The Management Studies - Tourism and Hospitality Management (Hons) subject at the University of Waikato will prepare you for an exciting global career managing tourism or hospitality businesses or events, in an industry that's focused on finding out what visitors want, and satisfying their needs. It's your ticket to work anywhere in the world!

You might even decide to become an entrepreneur and start up your own tourism or hospitality business.

The industry encompasses hotels/resorts, cruise ships, sport and leisure operators, restaurants, cafes, bars, theme parks, entertainment, arts and cultural attractions, special events, and much more.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Successful Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality
  • Visitor Experiences
  • Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4403 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4403 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 6,591 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 28,525 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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