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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 2023


Auckland University of Technology


Tourism is one of New Zealand’s leading industries. With this 18-month master’s degree you can take your tourism career further.

Choose from a wide range of papers on current issues in tourism management from around the world, and research an area of your interest.
AUT is home to the AUT New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, globally known as a leader in tourism research and education. Study with us and you’ll work closely with staff who are passionate about all areas of the tourism industry.

You complete the master’s degree with papers and a:

120-point research thesis, OR
60-point dissertation, OR
45-point applied project

Through the variety of specialised papers, you'll enhance your knowledge and perception of tourism as both a discipline and an industry.

Career opportunities

  • Consultancy
  • Policy formation
  • Education
  • Research
  • Senior management positions in tourism

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; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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