TOURISM

Visitor arrivals to Aotearoa New Zealand have grown 35% in the last 5 years. The tourism industry employs 8% of the national workforce and is the second largest performing sector in Manawatu-Whanganui region with our beautiful alpine and river landscapes.

Get the current industry skills. Understand cultural and environmental impact. Win the hearts and minds of high value visitors.

 

GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Tourism and Travel Specialist
  • Executive
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Tourist Information Officer
  • Tour Guide
  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Travel Attendants
  • Travel Consultant

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

Tourism Studies

[Undergraduate Diploma, Level 5]

Take these core papers:

TO.501 Tourism and Travel Operations 
TO.502 Tourism Marketing 
TO.503 Tourism Event Management 
TO.504 Communication for Eco-tourism 
TO.505 Communication for E-tourism 
TO.506 Cultural Tourism 
TO.507 Tourism Research Project 
TO.508 Tourism Work Experience

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BCIS - International Business major with Tourism operations focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (business and administration topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (business and administration topic)

Consider these key business operations papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.513 New Zealand Business Law
90.612 Professional Internship Project
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.725 Operations Management
30.745 Project Management
30.624 Product Management
30.724 Marketing and Research and Analysis
30.734 Entrepreneurial Marketing
30.744 Consumer Behaviour

Choose papers from these relevant electives:

80.501 Introduction to Eco Tourism
10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.514 Business and Sustainability
90.512 Career design and employability development
TO.501 Tourism and Travel Operations 
TO.502 Tourism Marketing 
TO.503 Tourism Event Management 
TO.504 Communication for Eco-tourism 
TO.505 Communication for E-tourism 
TO.506 Cultural Tourism 
TO.507 Tourism Research Project 
TO.508 Tourism Work Experience

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BCIS - International Business major with tourism management focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (management topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (management topic)

Take these key business and management papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.625 Organisational behaviour
30.725 Operations Management
30.735 The Management of Multinational Companies
30.745 Project Management

Choose papers from these relevant electives:

80.501 Introduction to Eco Tourism
10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.514 Business and Sustainability
90.512 Career design and employability development
TO.501 Tourism and Travel Operations 
TO.502 Tourism Marketing 
TO.503 Tourism Event Management 
TO.504 Communication for Eco-tourism 
TO.505 Communication for E-tourism 
TO.506 Cultural Tourism 
TO.507 Tourism Research Project 
TO.508 Tourism Work Experience

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Sources:  occupationoutlook.mbie.govt.nz,  www.careers.govt.nz  Some outcomes may need additional certifications or have additional requirements.

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