Study restaurant and venue management

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

Programme highlights

­­Are you ready to take the lead in your hospitality career? 

Find out what it takes to manage a team in the fast-paced hospitality world with the diploma in hospitality management. Your skills could lead to a job managing staff in restaurants, hotels and function centres. 

This practical diploma also covers planning and managing events your guests will remember.

You will also get real-world experience working in some of Auckland’s leading hospitality venues.

Key facts

Start month(s)

February, May, July, October

Study location(s)

MIT Ōtara

Level 5
Domestic fees

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Youth Guarantee (fees-free*) Not available
Programme code NZ2539
Duration

Full-time for 1 year (32 teaching weeks), part-time available.
The maximum time to complete this programme part-time is 3 years.

Study method

Full-time, part-time, blended (with online context)
Full-time is 3 days per week.

Credits 120
International fees NZD $21,300 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*) Not available
Qualification

New Zealand Diploma

Entry requirements

General

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme:

  • Successful completion of NZ2105 (New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Level 4); or
  • Successful completion of NZ2111 (New Zealand Certificate in Front Office Reception Level 4); or
  • Equivalent to the above.

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success.

Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances.

Such decisions will be made by the Head of Hospitality and Tourism.

International students: English language entry requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

Provisional entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

International students

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Programme structure

You will need to complete the below eight courses (120 credits):

451.517 In-house promotions (15 credits)

Develop an understanding of promotional strategies to assist in achieving operational targets.

451.518 Restaurant operations (15 credits)

Supervise the operational aspects of a food and beverage operation.

451.519 Staff recruitment (15 credits)

Plan for and carry out staff selection in accordance with organisational requirements.

451.520 Hospitality finance (15 credits)

Understand and apply operational budgets to a hospitality business outlet.

451.521 Events operations (15 credits)

Supervise the operational aspects of a function or event operation.

451.522 Hospitality sales and marketing (15 credits)

Understand the 4p's of marketing as they apply to the hospitality industry.

451.523 Staff management (15 credits)

Introduce students to staff relationships in a hospitality business or environment.

451.524 Purchasing and stores (15 credits)

Demonstrate an understanding of hospitality inventory and supplied to meet operational targets.

Key dates and timetables

To find the key dates and timetables of this programme, please view the baking, culinary and hospitality calendar.

Career opportunities

Management or supervisory positions in the hospitality industry. For potential salaries visit careers.govt.nz.

Key information for students

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

Entry requirements
Minimum requirements [?] Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification. General Open entry for Domestic students International students: English Language Entry Requirements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-internationalstudents/
Detailed requirements [?] Click here for more information on any additional entry criteria for this qualification. More information about entry to this qualification
Duration [?] The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification. 1 Year
Tuition fees Annual Total qualification
Student fees [?] Annual:
The annual tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)

Total qualification:
The total tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)
$7,501 $7,501
Government tuition subsidy [?] Annual:
The average annual amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total qualification:
The average total amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$6,408 $6,408
Total [?] Annual:
The combined total of the annual amount paid by both the student and government towards the tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total qualification:
The combined total of the amount paid by both the student and government towards the total tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$13,909 $13,909
Compulsory student services fee
Student loan information [?] Click here for more information on loans and allowances. StudyLink
Student success
Successful course completions [?] The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year. 83%
National graduate outcomes (3 years after completion)
Median earnings [?] The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. $39,003
Earnings range [?] The range shows the upper and lower quartile values representing the one quarter point and three quarters point for all earnings of young graduates who completed qualifications in this subject area. Half of all graduates had earnings within this range. $28,689 - $46,694
In employment [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 59%
In further study [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 28%
On a benefit [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 7%
Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

Information is correct as at February 2021. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2021 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2021 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2021 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2021 are based on the 2020 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2021. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.