Graduate Diploma & Graduate Certificate in International Tourism Management

Do you want to expand your knowledge of the tourism industry? The Graduate Certificate in International Tourism Management (GradCertITM) and the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism Management (GradDipITM) are great qualifications if you already have a bachelor's degree and want to study tourism at undergraduate level.

Graduate Certificate in International Tourism Management

Programme codes: AK1254
Level: 7
Points: 60
Duration: 1/2 year full-time / Up to 2 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 17 July 2017

In one semester, the graduate certificate equips you with a thorough understanding of the tourism industry and the valuable contribution tourism makes to the world.

  • Papers focus on the inter-relationships between tourism businesses, tourists and host communities.
  • Choose 4 papers from the Bachelor of International Tourism Management
  • Emphasis on contemporary issues and rapid changes in the tourism industry
  • Strong industry links with airlines, travel agencies, tour operators and other tourism industry organisations
  • Close ties with AUT's New Zealand Tourism Research Institute
  • Research-active and internationally experienced staff whose expertise includes coastal and marine tourism, cultural and indigenous tourism, and sustainability
  • Can serve as a pathway into further tourism study in AUT's Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management or Master of International Tourism Management.

Graduate Diploma in International Tourism Management

Programme codes: AK1252
Level: 7
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full-time / Up to 3 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 27 February 2017 / 17 July 2017

In one year, the Graduate Diploma in International Tourism Management (GradDipITM) provides you with sound knowledge of the tourism sector, tourist behaviour and the impact of tourism on countries, cultures and the environment.

The graduate diploma is a great qualification if you already have a bachelors degree and want to study tourism at undergraduate level. Throughout your studies you broaden your understanding of tourism and its importance to the global economy.

  • Choose 8 papers of your interest from the wide range of Bachelor of Tourism Studies papers
  • Emphasis on contemporary issues and rapid changes in the tourism industry
  • Strong industry links with airlines, travel agencies, tour operators and other tourism industry organisations
  • Close ties with AUT's New Zealand Tourism Research Institute
  • Research-active and internationally experienced staff whose expertise includes coastal and marine tourism,cultural and indigenous tourism, and sustainability
  • Can serve as a pathway into further tourism study in AUT's Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management or Master of International Tourism Management
  • Cross-credits from the Graduate Certificate in International Tourism Management are available.

Career opportunities

You will be at the cutting edge of knowledge and the latest developments in your field of study. You will be prepared to advance professionally or pursue postgraduate study in your chosen field.

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or
  • A relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelors degree.

Structure and content

You choose papers from the Bachelor of International Tourism Management.

Graduate Diploma

You choose papers in an area of interest to accumulate 120 points. At least 75 points must be at Level 7.

Graduate Certificate

You choose papers in an area of interest to accumulate 60 points. At least 45 points must be at Level 7.

Fees information

To find out about student fees for programmes, see the fees information page.

Last updated: 02-Mar-2017 11.17am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.