Our tourism qualifications will give you the opportunity to work both here and overseas in a wide range of tourism related fields. Our practical way of learning will enable you to graduate as a work-ready, highly capable individual.
Develop the skills to launch your career in tourism with our practical programmes and get the best chance of success in a continually-changing industry.
The biggest point of difference at Otago Polytechnic is the invaluable work experience you’ll gain as you study. You’ll enjoy taking part in local industry visits, tradeshows and fieldtrips, and our volunteer tourism programme will give you real-life work experience in the industry in which you will one day be employed.
Adventure & Tourism
1 Year Full-time
Event and Conference Manager, Hotel Supervisor, Information Centre Supervisor, Senior Tour Guide, Tour Guide, Travel Agency General Manager, Travel Agent
3 Years Full-time
Work-based through Capable NZ, On campus
Event Manager, Hotel Manager, HR Manager, Marketing Manager, Project Manager, Sales Manager, Tourism Entrepreneur
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