New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) in Southern Institute of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology

Campus: Invercargill, Queenstown

Duration: 1 year

Intake: March, May July, August, October, December

*Fee: NZ$14,000.00 per year

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SIT has designed this diploma for the candidates who want to work at senior positions in hotels, tourism or any related tourist industry.  The following are the subjects that students will be studying during their Diploma:

  1. Introduction to Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  2. Business Communications (15 credits)
  3. Tourism and Hospitality Studies I (15 credits)
  4.  Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality marketing (15 credits)
  5. Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management (15 credits)
  6. Financial Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality (15 credits)
  7. Hotel Operations (15 credits)
  8. Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Promotion (15 credits)

The students are needed to complete 120 credit points.

Career Outcomes:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Strategic Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Senior Position for Hotel operations
  • Food and beverage Manager
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who have completed their 10+2 may go for Diploma in Tourism and Travel Level 5 at SIT.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. ELTS test – Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
    2. TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) – Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) – Score of 46 (with a writing score of 20)
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic score of 42)

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