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Bachelor of Tourism

Please note

From 2018 Bachelor of Tourism will not be available for new enrolments, and will be replaced by the Bachelor of Business.

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.

Key information

Years: 3.0
Study Locations: Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Fees (Domestic): $5,997-$6,922 per year
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Fees (International): $25,865 per year
Entry Requirements: Undergraduate International
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*Tuition fees shown 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.
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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

Degree Planners

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.

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.

Contacts

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

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