Course details

Bachelor of International Tourism Management
NZQF Level 7

About the course

Tourism continues to play an important role in communities across the world. Experience tourism first-hand and develop a sound understanding of tourism’s potential to contribute to a more sustainable future.

New Zealand was the first country to establish a national tourism organisation in 1901 and today remains a world leading destination to both visit and study tourism. In addition to addressing the business and managerial aims of tourism, the Bachelor of International Tourism Management equips you with a critical awareness and understanding of tourism’s ethical, cultural, social and environmental dimensions.

Our Bachelor of International Tourism Management has accreditation from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO); AUT being one of just three institutions in Australasia with UNWTO certification for higher tourism education, training and research programmes.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements
University Entrance or equivalent

Useful New Zealand school subjects
All subjects are useful, in particular language rich subjects from AUT’s subject list.

English language requirements
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent.

About the provider

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of the three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result we are now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT's teaching is innovative and student centred. AUT encourages students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, the university has a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.