PhD - Tourism Management as a subject
Tourism Management is available as a postgraduate subject only.
The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is awarded by the University for research carried out under the supervision of at least two staff members. A PhD can also be presented as a PhD with Publication or a PhD with a Creative Practice Component.
Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and significantly impacts New Zealand's economy – we need experts to steer that growth.
- Applied Linguistics
- Computer Science
- Earth Sciences
- Environmental Planning
- Environmental Sciences
- Health, Sport and Human Performance
- Human Resource Management
- International Relations and Security Studies
- Management and Sustainability
- Marketing and Communication
- Materials and Processing
- Māori and Indigenous Studies
- Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori
- Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
- Māori Media and Communication
- Pacific and Indigenous Studies
- Political Science
- Population Studies and Demography
- Public Relations
- Screen and Media Studies
- Social Enterprise
- Social Policy
- Strategic Management
- Theatre Studies
Apply to enrol
|Start Dates:||The first day of any month from February to November|
|Estimated Fees* (Domestic):||$6,415 - $6,878 per year|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$32,577-$42,841 per year *New international students may be eligible for domestic fees|
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New Zealand resident International PhD students pay the domestic fee.
*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.
- Environmental planner
- Government policy advisor
- Hotel and resort manager
- Outdoor leisure manager
- Regional or national tourism planner
- Tourism operations manager
- Events planner
- Gaming management
- Restaurant manager
Papers available within Tourism Management
Prescriptions for the PhD
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Scholarships and prizes
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Management Student Centre (MSC)
One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.