Master of Tourism Management

Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

In the wake of unprecedented disruptions and changes, the global tourism industry is experiencing a resurgence and multifaceted growth. Lincoln University’s Master of Tourism Management is your gateway to not only understanding this revival but also leading and reimagining the future of this vital industry. Amidst a dynamic global landscape, this program expands your knowledge and hones your skills, preparing you to play a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of tourism on a global scale.


Seeding an advanced understanding of the global tourism industry, the Master of Tourism Management at Lincoln University is designed to cultivate your expertise in senior-level planning and management within this transformative sector. Tourism stands as a powerful driver of change, positively impacting both people and the planet. As a Master’s graduate, you will emerge equipped with specialized skills that position you as a highly sought-after professional. With the flexibility to specialize in an area of interest, you can achieve this qualification in just 12 months, fast-tracking your journey to becoming a leader in the field.

Admission Requirements

  • A relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT Overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English Overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English 58 overall score – with no communicative skill less than 50
  • NZCEL Level 5

You’ll complete two compulsory courses and choose courses (100 credits) from the lists below. You’ll also choose two elective courses from the Master’s Degree courses offered across the university.

A course advisor can assist you to select your courses and plan your degree.

For more information, please visit perspective universities.

Future Career Outcomes

The Master of Tourism Management will expand your potential to take on high-level management roles in the tourism industry or in related organisations. Positions include senior managerial roles in destination marketing, event management or in a tourism planning, policy advisor or analyst roles in local, regional councils or central government. You could also work as a consultant or research officer in tourism, event management or for regional development bodies.

Visa Requirements:

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