New Minor for UC Business School
26 September 2018
UC Business School has a new minor for 2019 in Tourism Management and Marketing* that explores one of New Zealand's largest export industries.
Our new minor in Tourism Management and Marketing explores critically the growth of the tourism industry locally and internationally alongside issues of sustainability. Impacts of tourism on a country’s economy, environment, culture, residents and on tourists themselves are explored in this minor.
However, this minor subject also focuses strongly on the development, management, and marketing of tourism, including issues of destination marketing and branding, impacts of tourism, Maori tourism, cultural and natural resources management and insights into marketing practices in the hospitality and events sector. Giving our students a unique background and skillset from graduates of other universities.
UC Business School is the #1 ranked in the country for marketing and tourism research in Aotearoa New Zealand (the latest Tertiary Education Commission 2012 PBRF assessment) and has several award-winning expert staff.
Want to study it next year?
The minor is open to any who are doing the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Arts at UC.
Second Year and beyond:
- MKTG 205 Services Marketing and Management
- MKTG 240 Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management
- MKTG 314 Tourism Marketing and Management
Graduates of Tourism Management and Marketing will have a strong background in tourism development, tourism marketing and management, making them ideal for managerial positions in tourism, events, and hospitality industries internationally. On a national level, Aotearoa New Zealand’s tourism industry is mostly composed of medium to small tourism businesses, so there is a growing need for graduates with managerial experience in tourism.
Their experience in Aotearoa New Zealand tourism, in particular, working alongside local iwi and mana whenua will be highly valued in our national industry, which is in need for managers with bicultural expertise to grow our national economy, identity, and smaller tourism enterprises.
For more information contact:
Phone +64 3 369 3888
For the complete course requirements, see the Regulations for the Bachelor of Commerce.
* Subject to Universities New Zealand CUAP approval, due December 2018
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