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Master of International Tourism Management

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Level of Study

Master's Degree


1.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Auckland University of Technology


Tourism is one of the 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 13th best master’s degree in the world for tourism.

What you study

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.

Career opportunities

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
  • Social enterprises
  • Community leadership
  • Conservation
  • Research
  • Service/product innovations
  • Business owner-operators

Entry criteria

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

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; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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