Master of International Tourism Management

Tourism is one of New Zealand’s leading industries. With this 18-month master’s degree you can take your tourism career further.

Choose from a wide range of papers on current issues in tourism management from around the world, and research an area of your interest. Eduniversal Group has ranked our Master of International Tourism Management as the 16th best master's degree in the world for tourism.

AUT is home to the AUT New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, globally known as a leader in tourism research and education. Study with us and you’ll work closely with staff who are passionate about all areas of the tourism industry.

New Zealand Tourism Research Institute website

Start date: 2019

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed the Bachelor of International Tourism Management or other relevant degree, or an equivalent qualification with a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7

International student entry requirements

Other requirements

  • May be required to submit examples of previous academic work or attend an interview
  • May be required to submit evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level, and attend a selection interview

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

You complete the master’s degree with papers and a:

  • 120-point research thesis, OR
  • 60-point dissertation, OR
  • 45-point applied project

Through the variety of specialised papers, you'll enhance your knowledge and perception of tourism as both a discipline and an industry.

Papers you can study

Choose one of the following

You can develop research expertise in a range of areas including tourism management, sustainability and tourist information.

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Master of International Tourism Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

  • Consultancy
  • Policy formation
  • Education
  • Research
  • Senior management positions in tourism

Other postgraduate study options

If you mainly want to complete advanced papers in tourism management, you can enrol directly in the postgraduate certificate or the postgraduate diploma. These programmes also cater for tourism professionals who want to enhance their understanding of industry issues.

Further study

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1057
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$32,120
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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