Otago Polytechnic

New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 4) (Operations)

  • Dunedin
  • One semester
  • Level 4
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

This exciting, hands-on certificate will give you the skills to provide a quality visitor experience through your in-depth knowledge of New Zealand tourism destinations. Graduates of this qualification will be able to work in a variety of roles in the tourism industry, in areas such as customer service and sales, and in front line, attraction and activity positions.

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Keen to hold supervisory positions in the tourism and travel industry? Then this is the qualification for you! Learn how to effectively implement processes that actively support and enhance the visitor experience and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments. A fieldtrip to a tourist region, guest speakers and local tourism enterprise visits will help to build knowledge and connect theory and practice.

Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

This qualification could increase your career prospects and be your passport to the world! As different modes of travel are becoming more accessible, tourist numbers are increasing and a huge variety of innovative tourist ventures are springing up. In turn, this is providing numerous employment opportunities for qualified individuals both within New Zealand and overseas. During this programme, you will learn about tourism operations and enterprises, and complete a practical research project in a tourism organisation, enabling you to forge important relationships with potential employers in the industry.

Bachelor of Applied Management

  • Dunedin or Auckland (international students only)
  • Three years full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts Dunedin: February and July; Auckland: January, March, June, August and October
  • Apply until start date (Dunedin); anytime (Auckland)

Develop fundamental management understanding and skills that will allow you to work in a range of management roles. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain a well-respected business degree as this programme has industry experiences at its centre. A Capable NZ option is available for those with relevant work experience and in Dunedin you can specialise in up to two majors from your second year.

OSTC Manaaki Tauira

  • Dunedin for 2020
  • Starts anytime
  • Apply anytime

People travel from all around the world to learn more about the Māori culture of New Zealand. Stand tall and be proud of your whakapapa. You will learn the importance of strong connections to your cultural heritage and the value these can bring to a wide range of career paths.