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“QRC offers all students the best start in achieving their goals within the Hospitality industry”

Chin Ching Leung, Hospitaliy Management Student, China

Queenstown Resort College (QRC) is New Zealand’s premier Tourism & Hospitality Management College. Whether you aspire to a career in the adventure tourism industry or wish to enter the world of hospitality - QRC will prepare you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully pursue your international management career.

Through a blended delivery of theory, practical & professional learning, QRC encourages you to:



Current and specialist theory delivered by industry and academic experts.


Practical learning and structured internships built around individual goals and aspirations.


Professional application preparing for a management career in Hospitality or Adventure Tourism.

A focus on professionalism, continuous improvement and positive outcomes underpins the culture. QRC has a reputation for producing management graduates who are the employees of first choice by industry. Additionally, QRC is classified as a Category 1 Provider by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and has been awarded the Private Tertiary Provider of the Year (ITENZ).




QRC delivers a range of accelerated programmes all of which include fully paid internships. The combination of 4 intakes per year, small class sizes, currency of content, industry immersion and the Professional Excellence System ensures graduates are of the highest calibre.

Programmes include:

* Diploma in Adventure Tourism Management – Level 6 (2 years)

* Diploma in Hospitality Management – Level 6 (2 years)

* Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management – Level 7 (1year)

As a result of our blended delivery of theory, practical & professional learning, QRC graduates are the employee of first choice for many tourism and hospitality management organisations.




The ability to put theory into practice in paid employment is one of the highlights of an education at QRC. The self-belief and personal growth gained through this process instils a confidence and maturity that prepares students to make informed career decisions.




High quality delivery, unique learning environments and world class facilities ensures the QRC student is continually exposed to excellence.




Graduates are the employees of first choice because of QRC’s excellent track record in providing graduates with a competitive advantage. With 85% of graduates gaining employment in their field of study and 12% progressing to degree level, QRC outcomes are exceptional.




Queenstown's mountains, lake and the local community provide the perfect environment in which to start creating your future. To gain an internationally recognised qualification while living in such an inspiring location is an opportunity that can open doors.

Queenstown is the Home of Tourism and Hospitality Management Education.

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