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BTour

Bachelor of Tourism

Tourism is New Zealand's fastest growing industry and it needs people with the right mix of skills – managerial, environmental and cultural – to steer that growth in the best direction. The Bachelor of Tourism from Waikato equips you with a range of skills and knowledge required for careers in this exciting industry.

Please note: There will be no new enrolments in the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) from 2017. Students who enrolled in the BTour in 2016 or prior can complete this qualification. Please refer to the subject pages of the majors you are enrolled in for paper selection and consult the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences for advice (wfass@waikato.ac.nz).

In the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour), you will specialise in the field of Tourism and Society, and develop an understanding of the complex connections between tourism, society and the environment. A field of study is a general area of study that includes a number of related subjects.

Career opportunities

  • Adventure Tourism Manager
  • Ecotourism Developer
  • Hotel, Lodge and Resort Manager
  • Outdoor Leisure Events Manager
  • Regional or National Tourism Planner
  • Tourism and Travel Writer
  • Tourism Consultant
  • Tourism Entrepreneur
  • Tourism Policy Analyst

Key information

Study Locations Hamilton
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Years 3
Domestic Fees $5,879-$6,786 per year
International Fees $25,865 per year
Tuition fees shown above are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Subjects

These are all the subjects available for the Bachelor of Tourism

TITLE TYPE
Accounting
Agribusiness
Animal Behaviour
Anthropology
Applied Computing
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Creative Practices
Creative Technologies
Design Media
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education and Society
Electronic Business
Electronics
English
Environmental Planning
Environmental Sciences
Ethics
Events Management
Finance
Geography
History
Human Development
Human Resource Management
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
International Languages and Cultures
Labour Studies
Law
Leadership Communication
Linguistics
Management Education Abroad
Maori Media and Communication
Marketing
Materials and Processing
Mathematics
Music
Māori and Pacific Development
Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori
Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
Philosophy
Political Science
Population Studies
Psychology
Public Policy
Public Relations
Screen and Media Studies
Social Policy
Sociology
Sport, Health and Human Performance
Statistics
Strategic Management
Supply Chain Management
Theatre Studies
Women's and Gender Studies
Writing Studies

Scholarships and prizes

Visit our Scholarship Finder for information about possible scholarships

Practical experience

Many of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ degrees offer work placement opportunities or projects with businesses and community groups. In most cases, these can count towards your programme of study.

Visit our work placement page to find out more.

Please note: There will be no new enrolments in the Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) from 2017. Students who enrolled in the BTour in 2016 or prior can complete this qualification. Please refer to the subject pages of the majors you are enrolled in for paper selection and consult the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences for advice.

Contacts

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4080
Email: wfass@waikato.ac.nz

Degree Structure