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Bachelor of Arts - Global Tourism Major

This course is available


Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


Auckland University of Technology


The Bachelor of Arts prepares you for a huge range of careers, and you can build your degree in a way that suits you – study a single or a double major, select from a wide range of minors or add elective papers from another area of study. Throughout your Bachelor of Arts you’ll develop effective communication, critical thinking and analysis skills, as well as the ability to research and present professionally. These skills are key to any professional role.

Do you believe in a future where tourism is a force for good in the world? Study the Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism at AUT.

If you’re interested in global issues in tourism, the Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism will help you understand how tourism enriches the wellbeing of the communities it engages with and protects the natural environment it relies on.

This degree focuses on creativity and innovation in tourism, and how to create a more ethical and sustainable tourism industry.

Graduates of our programme could work in:

Destination marketing organisations
Operations management
Industry and trade organisations in tourism and hospitality
Social enterprises
Community leadership
UN agencies
Business owner/operators

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

Useful New Zealand school subjects

All subjects are useful, in particular Art History, Classical Studies, English, Geography, History, Media Studies and other languages.

English Language Requirements:

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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