Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management in ARA Institute of Technology

ARA Institute of Technology

Campus: Christchurch

Duration: 1 year

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$20,090.00 year

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ARA helps the students of hospitality field to gain the knowledge and skills for the practical industrial project and develop their hospitality expertise in order to co-ordinate and plan the operational aspects in the related region like food and beverage services. The students will gain the expertise to work strategically with focus on future aims in organisations that deal with the food and beverages, accommodation and other related facilities provided to the people. The students will become efficient in solving the problems that occur in the organisation in terms of their business and will be dedicated to grow their business with proper strategies and advanced plans.

This qualification will give you the expertise to strategically direct the future focus of your organisation’s accommodation, facilities and food and beverage services.

 Career Outcomes:

  • Sport/leisure manager
  • Hotel/resort/cruise ship manager
  • Restaurant/bar manager
  • Tourism/hospitality business consultant
  • Special events planner
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students must have Bachelors Degree in the related field of Hospitality to pursue Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management at ARA.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test – Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 6: Speaking – 6.0, Reading – 6.0, Writing – 6.0 and Listening – 6.0.
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) – Score of 570 (with an essay score 5.5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) – Score of 70 or higher (with a writing score of 21)
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic) score of 54

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