Auckland University Of Technology Tourism

Ranked among the top tourism departments in the world, AUT’s Tourism and Event Management department is globally known for its research excellence. Our Bachelor of International Tourism Management has received TedQual accreditation from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The School of Hospitality and Tourism is a member of the Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Sustainable Tourism Commitment, and established New Zealand’s first Pacific Asia Travel Association New Zealand student chapter.

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate study in tourism and event management will give you a solid grounding in this area.

  • Bachelor of International Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Event Management
  • Graduate Certificate in International Tourism Management
  • Graduate Diploma in International Tourism Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Arts*
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts*

*These programmes include event management and tourism studies.

Postgraduate courses

The Tourism and Event Management department offers a range of postgraduate degrees:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Tourism Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management
  • Master of International Tourism Management
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Tourism

This major/minor is not available to students in the Bachelor of International Tourism Management

Major must include

120 points from papers listed below including TOUR501 with at least 45 points at level 7

Minor must include

60 points from papers listed below including TOUR501 with at least 15 points at level 7

Level 5 papers
  • TIKA501 Noho Marae Wananga A
  • TIKA502 Noho Marae Wananga B
  • TOUR501 Introduction to Tourism
  • TOUR502 Visitor Attractions and Activities
  • TOUR505 Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills
  • TOUR506 Product Development
  • TOUR510 World Geography
Level 6 papers
  • TOUR601 Cultural Heritage Management
  • TOUR602 Ecotourism
  • TOUR604 Travel Distribution Management
  • TOUR606 Travel and Tourism Marketing
  • TOUR608 Transportation Operations and Management
  • TOUR609 Tourism and Sustainability
Level 7 papers
  • TOUR702 Tourism and Indigenous Peoples
  • TOUR704 Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development
  • TOUR705 Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
  • TOUR706 Tourist Behaviour
  • TOUR709 Wellness Tourism
  • TOUR710 Tourism, Hospitality and Events in the Digital Age
  • TOUR711 Travel and Tourism Management and Entrepreneurship