Tourism is one of leading industries in New Zealand and the world. With this 18-month international master’s degree you can progress your career further.
Choose from a wide range of courses on critical issues in tourism management from around the world, and research an area of interest supervised by world-renowned academics. Eduniveral Group has ranked our Master of International Tourism Management as the 18th best master’s degree in the world for tourism.
AUT is home to the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), globally known as a leader in tourism research and education. Study with us and you get to work closely with academics who are passionate about all areas of the tourism and events industry.
To complete the programme, you need 180 points. Your course selection depends on the research pathway option you take – thesis or dissertation. Through the variety of specialised courses, you'll enhance your knowledge and perception of tourism as both a discipline and an industry.
Students need a B- average grade in coursework courses as a prerequisite into the research pathways.
Your thesis/dissertation will be based on a topic of your choice, supervised by experienced academic staff. You can develop research expertise in a range of areas including tourism management, sustainability and tourist information.
The outcomes for graduates of the Master of International Tourism Management are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
If you mainly want to complete advanced courses 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.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.