5.300 Bachelor of Hospitality Management

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) is designed for students wishing to acquire a managerial role in the fast-growing hospitality sector in New Zealand or overseas. The BHM includes courses that provide a strong foundation in the key functions of management, marketing and economics. Students will also acquire the skills to implement best practice across a broad range of hospitality operations.

With a focus on hospitality business acumen, the BHM also allows students the opportunity to gain first-hand industry practice at Stage 3 level. To support BHM students further, and through quality hospitality industry relationships, students are assisted with employment opportunities during their study via the AIS Student Careers Centre.

BHM NZQA Qualification Overview »

Job Opportunities

Marketing and sales, events organisation and management.

Programme Information

The programme comprises 21 courses, including:
3.222 Tourism and Hospitality Management
3.223 Human Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality
5.101 Principles of Hospitality Management
5.102 Food Production Operations
5.103 Food and Beverage Service Operations
5.104 Written and Oral Communication Skills for the Hospitality Industry
5.105 Accounting and Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
5.106 Business Environment for the Hospitality Industry
5.107 Reception and Front Office Management
5.202 Food and Beverage Management
5.203 Accommodation Management
5.204 Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management
5.303 An Integrated Approach to Hospitality Management

Plus one of:
5.310 Applied Hospitality Management Project
5.336 Hospitality Management Research Project

Plus seven elective courses, including no more than two at Stage 1 and no less than three at Stage 3, selected from Hospitality Management, Tourism Management or Business.


7-9 semesters full-time

Start Dates in 2017

11 September

Semesters and scheduled breaks:

Semester 2, 2017 - 22 May to 25 August 
Between Semester Break - 26 August to 10 September 

Semester 3, 2017 - 11 September  to 15 December
Between Semester Break - 16 December 2017 to 29 January 2018


Entry Requirements

International Students

2017/18 Programme Fees:    NZ$17,080 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$17,920 per 7 courses

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).

Domestic Students

2017 Programme Fees:    NZ$4,116 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$4,956 per 7 courses
2018 Programme Fees:    NZ$4,200 per 7 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$840
Total:    NZ$5,040 per 7 courses

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).


This programme is eligible for a student loan from Studylink. Contact Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or log on to www.studylink.govt.nz to apply for student finance.


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