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If you want to build a career in the fields of tourism, sport or society, our unique programmes can help to get you there.

If you want to build a career in the fields of tourism, sport or society, our unique programmes can help to get you there.

The subjects offered by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Society involve learning how to play a key role in balancing the needs of our economy, society and environment.

Tourism contributes to 14% of New Zealand's total export earnings and has grown rapidly over the past decade, while the market value to our economy of sport and recreation is estimated to be more than $5 billion.

Discovering more about how society works is essential to enhancing the wellbeing of our economy and its people. You will learn from some of the best researchers and lecturers in their respective fields and have access to the most up-to-date industry knowledge.

Below are the Department's key qualifications.


Undergraduate qualifications
Bachelor of Environment and Society (majoring in Land and Society)
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management
Bachelor of Tourism Management


Postgraduate qualifications

Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

Graduate Diploma in Recreation Management

Postgraduate Certificate in Land and Society

Postgraduate Certificate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society

Postgraduate Diploma in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Master of Sport and Recreation Management

Master of Tourism Management

Master of Applied Science (Land and Society)

Master of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Tourism)
PhD