Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management

Study the Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management and in as little as one year you develop an advanced understanding of current issues facing the tourism industry.

The tourism industry is the world's largest industry and employs more people than any other industry on a global scale. It's a vital source of foreign exchange earnings and job creation. Domestic tourism is also vital to the economy - by some measures it is bigger than international tourism.

If you have completed an undergraduate tourism programme and want to study more advanced courses, you can enrol in this one-year postgraduate diploma. This programme also suits industry professionals who want to enhance their skills.

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have completed the Bachelor of International Tourism Management or other relevant degree with a minimum of a B grade average, 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

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:
AK1283
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
Fees
Domestic
$9,891 (for 120 points)
($8,957 tuition fees + $934 student services levy)
International
$36,334 (for 120 points)
($35,400 tuition fees + $934 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.

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