Tourism is the world's largest industry and employs more people than any other industry on a global scale. The Master of International Tourism Management offers exciting opportunities to actively engage with one of New Zealand's most important growth industries.
- The Master of International Tourism Management aims to produce graduates who can plan developments, mitigate negative impacts and understand processes that create value in the marketplace.
- It is for candidates who have staircased through undergraduate tourism qualifications, and who want to study more advanced papers.
Programme code: AK1282
Duration: 2 years full-time / 5 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 3 March 2014 / 21 July 2014
- Read the guidelines to entry
- One of the following with a B grade average or higher in level 7 papers:
- Bachelor of International Hospitality Management
- Graduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management
- Applicants may be required to submit examples of previous academic work or to attend a selection interview.
Structure and content
Through a variety of specialised papers, students will enhance their knowledge and perception of tourism as both a discipline and an industry.
Opportunities will be provided that enable students to specialise in developing research expertise in a range of areas including tourism management, sustainability and tourist information.
Paper selection will depend on the option students take — thesis or dissertation.
298702 Social Research Design and Analysis
MGMT801 Introduction to Research Methods
MGMT802 Quantitative Research Methods and Analysis
MGMT803 Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
219106 Tourism Management and Entrepreneurship
219110 Coastal and Marine Tourism
219112 Asian Tourism
219114 Directed Reading
219118 Consumer Perspectives in Tourism
219121 Tourism and the South Pacific
219122 Research Project
219903 Special Topic in Tourism I
219004 Special Topic in Tourism II
219906 Special Topic in Tourism III
219907 Contemporary Issues in Tourism
219000 MITM Thesis
219605 MITM Dissertation
- Senior management level positions in tourism
A keen traveller from Germany, Ulrike Sassenberg took on the AUT Master of International Tourism Management because of her interest in international interaction, collaboration and communication.
She says that the excellent reputations of AUT and New Zealand made the choice to head down under an easy one.