Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management

LevelLevel 6
Duration32 weeks

Covering communication & marketing, environmental sustainability, Maori culture and creating a world-class visitor experience, this course puts you in the best position to take your pick of tourism jobs.



Special July and August offer!

Enrol this July or August and we’ll give you a free additional qualification through Yoobee College of Creative Innovation. Choose between Digital Marketing, which will give you the practical skills you need to create a digital marketing plan and advertise online, or E-Commerce, which is all about starting and growing a business online. These part-time courses run in the evenings for 7-weeks and are delivered 100% online.


You will learn

  • All about the tourism and travel industry

  • Communication and marketing

  • Strategic leadership

  • Creating the visitor experience

  • Sales and distribution in tourism

  • Environmental sustainability

  • Designing a hospitality or tourism business

  • Plus loads more!


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Special Features


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Internship opportunities

You’ll get the chance to experience a 12-week domestic or international paid internship as part of your studies so you can work in places like Walt Disney World.

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Job fairs

Our exclusive job fairs give you the opportunity to be interviewed by industry employers from a range of companies

Study tours

Our three-day NZ study tours could take you to Rotorua, Queenstown or other popular destinations to experience our tourism industry first-hand




Course start dates




Careers in Travel & Tourism

  • Front desk agent 

  • Tour guide 

  • Travel agent 

  • Customer service agent

  • Concierge

  • Airline sales manager 

  • Shore excursion staff




New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management Level 6

Domestic Students

All domestic applicants must:

  • Have a Level 5 qualification in travel or tourism

  • Have achieved a high level of attendance in previous courses

Note: an entry assessment may be required. This is to determine your ability to read and understand textbooks and the ability to write an essay.


International Students

All international applicants must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age on day 1 of their course

  • Have completed Secondary School offshore, New Zealand Year 12 or have equivalent work experience

  • Have English language proficiency as outlined in the International Page on this website

Course costs details for domestic and international students are available here.




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International & Domestic

Internships and work placements are a key part of the New Zealand School of Tourism studies. Hands-on experience is essential and 98% of our students have historically had job offers at the end of their work placements.

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