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Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management

This course is available


Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Auckland University of Technology


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 papers, you can enrol in this one-year postgraduate diploma. This programme also suits industry professionals who want to enhance their skills.

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Tourism Management consists of 120 points of tourism papers.
Through a variety of specialised papers, you'll enhance your knowledge and perception of tourism as both a discipline and an industry.

Complete 120 points from

  • HOSP802 Financial Management in Hospitality: A Strategic Approach
  • HOSP804 Power, People and Profit: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Employment
  • TOUR801 Management and Entrepreneurship in Tourism
  • TOUR802 Tourism in Coastal and Marine Environments
  • TOUR803 Tourism in Asia
  • TOUR804 Tourist Experiences and Consumer Perspectives
  • TOUR805 The South Pacific and Tourism
  • TOUR806 Contemporary Topics in Tourism
  • TOUR807 Special Topic I
  • TOUR808 Special Topic II
  • TOUR810 Directed Reading

Career opportunities

  • Senior management level positions in tourism
  • Research

Entry criteria

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

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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