Structure and content
Papers in part 1 provide you with an introduction to the roles of business and fundamental concepts in business disciplines. You complete 5 core papers in part 1 which are:
In addition to the 5 core papers, in order to major in Tourism you must complete the elective paper Introduction to Tourism (15 points) and you choose 1 elective paper from the list below, or from elsewhere in the university:
Over the next 2 years, you will gain an understanding of how tourism and technology interact. You will learn how to implement procedures to sustain tourism visitor levels by analysing tourist/visitor behavioural impacts, and you will understand the contribution of tourism to today’s economy.
This is the final part to the Bachelor of Business degree and takes a full semester of study. You have the opportunity to apply what you have learnt in your major(s) to the real world in a business, not-for profit organisation, or entrepreneurial venture. You choose 1 of the 3 following papers:
1) Co-operative Education
A supervised industry placement related to your major in an organisation of your choice. Placements can be done either in New Zealand or overseas.
2) Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
You work as part of a team and create and manage a project to benefit a group within a New Zealand community.
3) Applied Project (normally by invitation only)
You do a supervised individual or group project based within an academic department in the AUT Business School. This option is primarily aimed at those students interested in continuing on to postgraduate study.
Further information about Co-operative Education
PAPERS (105 POINTS)
217901 Contemporary Issues in Tourism
217001 Urban Tourism
217002 Tourism in the Information Age
217003 Tourism and Indigenous Culture
217011 Tourism and Popular Culture
217015 Wellness Tourism
217900 Tourism Planning and Development
217902 Tourist Behaviour
217903 Tourism Information and Research