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Postgraduate Certificate in International Tourism Management

This qualification is designed to meet the increasing demand from tourism professionals for a postgraduate qualification with an international focus.

If you have completed an undergraduate tourism programme and want to study more advanced courses in tourism management, you can enrol in this half-year postgraduate certificate.

This postgraduate certificate also suits industry professionals who want to enhance their skills and knowledge.

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Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed the Bachelor of International Tourism Management or other relevant degree, or an equivalent qualification
  • May be admitted based on professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

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

The Postgraduate Certificate in International Tourism Management consists of 60 points of tourism courses that cover advanced knowledge and skills in the field of international tourism management.

Complete 60 points from

Education and research

  • Doctoral study
  • Research fellow
  • Lecturers/tutors

Public sector

  • Government agencies
  • Destination marketing organisations/ Regional tourism organisations
  • Local councils/boards
  • Parks, sport, recreation & conservation

Private sector

  • Strategy and leadership
  • Operations management
  • Marketing
  • Media and communications
  • Visitor management
  • Customer care
  • Product development
  • Research
  • Consultancy

Third Sector

  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Industry associations/trade organisations in tourism and hospitality
  • UN agencies/organisations (including UNWTO)
  • International development agencies
  • Consultancy

Community

  • Social enterprises
  • Community leadership
  • Conservation
  • Research

Entrepreneurship

  • Service/product innovations
  • Business owner-operators
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1072
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$5,138 (for 60 points)
($4,601 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
International
$18,737 (for 60 points)
($18,200 tuition fees + $537 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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.

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

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