Course details

Bachelor of Tourism Management
Domestic tuition $4,927 per year
International tuition $11,062 per year
Course length 3 years
Completion rate 92%
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 80%
In further study 13%
Median earnings $49,333
Job prospects
Great job prospects:
Employed - 80%
Further study - 13%
Median earnings: $49,333 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

Successful graduates will demonstrate skills, knowledge and qualities in good interpersonal communication skills, understanding of different cultural perspectives, good customer service skills, understanding of quality assurance principles, sensitivity to the cultural and social impacts of tourism, an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the tourism industry, and a strong foundation in the key aspects of management, marketing and accounting. Employment possibilities include middle management level, or the pre-management level in companies working across the full range of the tourism industry including travel, accommodation, hospitality, and event management. The degree will also create the potential for strong promotion pathways into senior management positions.

Entry requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall: ­ have a minimum of 14 NCEA credits in each of three subjects at Level 3, and a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher, and a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher; or ­ have successfully undertaken tertiary study; or ­ have successfully completed the requirements for Level 4 qualification in Travel and Tourism; or ­ hold an equivalent overseas qualification; and ­ have attained the age of 17 years; and ­ have an English level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 20) / PToE academic score of 50 / AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 52/80 (with no band less than 12); or ­ gain approval under Admission Regulation 3: Special Admission.

About the provider

Established in 1990, Auckland Institute of Studies is one of New Zealand's largest independent degree-granting institutions. You will benefit from studying one of a wide range of NZQA-approved qualifications, including diploma and degree programmes in business, tourism management, hospitality management, information technology (IT), business administration and English language. Our flexible three-semester system and cross credit recognition allows you to fast-track your studies and get a head start on your career.

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