Bachelor of Tourism
Nothing's hotter on the world's tourism radar right now than New Zealand. Tourism is our fastest growing industry and it needs skilled managers to steer that growth in the best direction.
With a Bachelor of Tourism - Tourism and Hospitality Management (BTour(THMgt)) you will be joining the world's fastest-growing industry at a time when your combination of practical business skills and industry knowledge will be most valuable.
As tourism and tourist activities grow, so too does the need for balanced managers that understand the environmental, cultural and social impacts and benefits of tourism. You'll gain an understanding of national and international tourism management and be well equipped to shape the tourism and hospitality industry of the future.
BTour(THMgt) CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- Adventure Tourism Manager
- Regional Tourism Advisor
- Tourism and Travel Writer
- Tourism Entrepreneur
- Leisure Events Planner
- Tourism Planner
- Tourism Consultant
- Tourism Policy Analyst
The BTour(THMgt) has been developed with input from tourism and hospitality businesses, and senior members of the sectors continue to guide its development. Our faculty, your lecturers, consult widely on industry issues and they bring that hands-on experience of new trends, challenges and industry reponses to their teaching.
Start your BTour(THMgt) in Tauranga by first enrolling in the NZ Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. If you complete the NZDipBus with at least a B grade everage you will be guaranteed admission to the BTour with credit of up to ten papers towards the degree.
Complete the degree in Tauranga by studying University of Waikato papers at the Bongard Centre.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff will provide information and advice on the NZDipBus including the papers you should take.
Once you have commenced your NZDipBus, we recommend you discuss your intended degree programme with University staff. We will help you to plan your programme of study and advise you on degree, subject and paper choice.
BTour (THMgt) BENEFITS
- Investigative research supported by tourism organisations is a core requirement
- Opportunity to gain practical field work experience
- Strongly supported by employers
- Internationally recognised teaching staff with strong national and global research links
Tourism and Hospitality Management
3 years - 360 points
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Learn more about studying the Bachelor of Tourism at the University of Waikato's Hamilton campus.