Study the Sustainable Tourism Management major in the Bachelor of International Tourism Management and develop a thorough understanding of how to manage local tourism resources, with a focus on responsible, inclusive and sustainable development and growth.
This major is designed to meet the growing demand for specialists in tourism planning, development, governance, marketing and management in the dynamic and expanding global industry.
This is part of the Bachelor of International Tourism Management.
In Year 1, you complete eight courses that provide a comprehensive awareness of tourism as an industry and its role in New Zealand and around the world.
You’ll automatically be pre-enrolled in your first-year courses, which include three recommended elective courses. In Semester 1, you’ll have the opportunity to choose another elective if you prefer.
Sustainable tourism management courses
You also need to complete additional courses in your second and third year to make up the total of 360 points you need for your degree. You can do this by:
You can talk to us about which option is best for you. You don’t need to make this choice until you're at AUT.
In your final semester, you complete valuable workplace experience with an organisation. It's a great opportunity to develop industry networks and make a decision on your professional career after graduation.
The outcomes for graduates of the Bachelor of International Tourism Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
Graduates of this major have exciting career opportunities in national and regional tourism organisations, destination marketing organisations, travel companies, I-Sites, iwi and Māori tourism businesses, NGOs and conservation groups, transport companies, and local tourism attractions.
Some industry roles for this major include:
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