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Southern Institute of Technology

Bachelor Of Hotel Management

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Nov
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 19,000 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 60
  • PTE : 50

About this course

The Bachelor of Hotel management is a three year business degree that focuses on hospitality, hotel and tourism management. It concentrates on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food and beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting. The theory, assessments, field trips and internship allows students to experience the industry first hand and prepares them for employment in hotel and tourism management positions.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Understand and apply technical and management principles to the hotel and tourism industries. 
  • Be confident and capable learners. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to source and evaluate information. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse and solve theoretical and practical problems. 
  • Write clear and succinct reports using up-to-date technology. 
  • Undertake further study and research. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in significant higher level creative planning. 

These attributes will be demonstrated in specific industry-linked skills, through which the graduate will have: 

  • Gained an up-to-date knowledge and command of the fundamental principles and theoretical foundations of the main areas of hospitality management. 
  • Acquired specialised skills in strategic management, financial analysis, employment relations, marketing, management and specialised operational areas appropriate to the pursuit of a career in hospitality management. 
  • Developed the interpersonal capabilities needed for a career in a complex business environment. 
  • Demonstrated an understanding of the complex and dynamic technological, social, economic, cultural and political environments in which hospitality management operations are undertaken. 
  • Demonstrated the ability to adapt in an area which is rapidly changing and to operate knowledgeably, productively and professionally in hospitality environments.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Hotel Management will be well suited for employment in a supervisory or management capacity within the accommodation, hospitality and tourism related sectors, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, events and convention centres, as well as their own small business.

Satisfactory Completion

In order to be awarded the Bachelor of Hotel Management the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the schedule of papers (360 credits).

The student completing the Bachelor of Hotel Management will normally be expected to complete the three-year programme (full-time equivalent) over no more than seven years.

The Head of Faculty may approve longer periods to complete the programme, following consideration by the Board of Studies.

Note – students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees Scheme entitlement.


Southern Institute of Technology Highlights

University Type Public University
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1971
No. of Students 13,758
Cost of Attendance 8,000-26,000 NZD (annually)
Applications Accepted Online/Offline
Work-Study Available
Intake Type Semester wise
Mode of Program Full time and online

Southern Institute of Technology Average Tution Fees

Programmes Course Fees Resource Fee Total Fees Duration
Masters NZ$24,000 NZ$2,400 NZ$26,400 Per 18 months
Postgraduate Diploma - Business NZ$18,000 NZ$2,100 NZ$20,100 Per 18 months
Postgraduate Diploma NZ$18,000 NZ$2,100 NZ$20,100 Per 12 months (42 weeks)
Postgraduate Certificate NZ$18,000 NZ$2,100 NZ$20,100 Per 12 months (42 weeks)
Postgraduate Certificate NZ$9,000 NZ$1,650 NZ$10,650 Per 6 months (20 weeks)
Graduate Diplomas NZ$17,000 NZ$2,000 NZ$19,000 Per year
Graduate Certificates NZ$8,000 NZ$1,000 NZ$9,000 Per 17-21 weeks
Bachelor Degrees NZ$17,000 NZ$2,000 NZ$19,000 Per year
Diplomas NZ$14,000 NZ$2,000 NZ$16,000 Per year
Certificate programme NZ$14,000 NZ$2,000 NZ$16,000 Per year
Certificate programme NZ$7,000 NZ$1,000 NZ$8,000 Per 17 weeks or less
Certificate programme NZ$9,500 NZ$1,000 NZ$10,500 Per 17-25 weeks
English language NZ$320 NZ$0 NZ$320 Per week
SIT2LRN Distance Learning
(from overseas only)
NZ$100 per credit   NZ$100 Per credit


New Zealand Living Expenses

In addition to your tuition and insurance fees, you will need between $20,000 and $25,000 per year ($380–480 per week) for accommodation/rent, food expenses, transportation costs, phone bills, internet usage and entertainment. No matter what your tuition or course fee is, the average living expense will be same for everyone. Please note that these amounts are just recommendations, Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year plus return airfare or additional $2,000.

General expenses Cost
(in NZ dollars)
Rent (per month) $800–$950
Groceries (per week) $100–$150
Gym membership (per year) $300
Entertainment (per week) $50
Milk (per litre) $3
Coca Cola (per can) $2
Cup of Coffee $3–$5
Lunch from University food hall or campus café $7–$12
Local calls made from a cell-phone $0.50–$1.50
Taxi - 5 km ride $10–$12
Movie ticket $10–$14
Visit to doctor $45–$85

Know more about Studying in New Zealand

Tuition Fees in New Zealand (1st Year Average) BE/Btech NZD 24605 | MBA NZD 25694| MS NZD 29178 | BSc NZD 30702 | BBA NZD 22863 | MEng NZD 41589 | MIM NZD 34186 | MFin NZD 142025
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in New Zealand NZD 1250 Per Month
Entrance Exams in New Zealand TOEFL: 74 | IELTS: 6 |PTE: 53
Work and Study in New Zealand Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in New Zealand One to Three Years Depending on the Region.
Cost of Student Visa in New Zealand NZD 295
Student Visa in New Zealand If a student wants to study full time in New Zealand for more than three months, and is willing to pay the full cost of the course, Fee-Paying Student Visa is for him/her.
Intakes in New Zealand There are Two Main Intakes in New Zealand: January Intake and July Intake.
Top Job Sectors in New Zealand Engineering, Software Developing/Programming, Medicine, Education, Accounts, Electrician, Automotive Technician, etc.
Economy in New Zealand Growth Rate of 2.8% (2018), 2.5% (2019e), 2.7% (2020e), 22nd Largest in the World by Nominal
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 19,000


$ 19,000

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