University of Waikato

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

About Program

Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree. Tourism and Hospitality Management 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. Tourism and hospitality is one of New Zealand's fastest-growing export industries, and it can take your career to new places.

This subject 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. Employers are looking for skilful, business-savvy managers who can plan, control, make strategic decisions, and understand the legal requirements for this sector - and that's where you come in.

Learn how to design and deliver memorable travel experiences Build practical knowledge in areas such as service management, designing operational systems, business strategy, leading teams of staff, and managing financial resources. Gain skills in destination marketing, event management, and inter-cultural communication. 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

Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 90 (with a score of 21 in writing)
    • IELTS : 6.5 (no less than 6.0)
    • PTE Academic : 58 (with no less than 50 for each communicative skill.)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
Degree Certificates
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

Postgraduate Diploma


Tourism, Culinary and Hospitality Management

Masa Studi

Full Time (1 year)

Biaya Pendidikan

NZD 34,085/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Jul -
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Established in 1964 in Hamilton, New Zealand and now with a new purpose-built campus in Tauranga, the University of Waikato is a progressive and innovative institution of higher learning. With an eye on the future the university provides students with an international education, aligned with an excellent research culture.

The University of Waikato is proud to have been the university of choice for over 15,000 international students (between 2000-2022) from across the globe who form part of a culturally diverse student community. International students also have the opportunity to apply for numerous bursaries and scholarships at the university.

The institution is committed to providing the ideal learning environment for students which is supported by highly qualified and renowned faculty. In addition to academic support, international students are assisted consistently throughout their studies, from counselling to career guidance. Programmes include being paired with an existing student to assist with settling in. There is also an energetic and vibrant student life to get involved in with clubs, societies and activities.

Students are well prepared by the university for the rigours of a career in a variety of workplaces. The university maintains good relationships with industry and prospective employers often visit the institution to chat to students and discuss internships or work placements. Students are actively encouraged to engage with both potential employers and alumni to get an insight into the world of work and take advantage of the opportunities on offer.


  1. The university is placed 331st out of the world's best universities by the QS World University Rankings 2023, with thirteen subject areas ranked in the top 300:
    1) Accounting and Finance
    2) Business and Management Studies
    3) Computer Science and Information Systems
    4) Communication and Media Studies
    5) Development Studies
    6) Economics and Econometrics
    7) Education
    8) English Language and Literature
    9) Geography
    10) Hospitality and Leisure Management
    11) Law
    12) Linguistics
    13) Sociology.
  2. The university has been highly rated by international students who registered an overall satisfaction of 91.5 per cent according to the 2021 International Student Barometer.
  3. Ranked as the top New Zealand university in Business and Economics and 126-150 globally.
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NZD 6,615





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