Lincoln University Tourism

Get all the training you need to make a difference in the fast-growing tourism industry.

We have a strong history of tourism education and host the longest-established programme of tourism degrees in the country. We’ll give you a thorough understanding of the industry, which is New Zealand’s largest export sector and plays a big role in the wellbeing of the economy and its people.

Our qualifications are designed with industry and offer the skills that are essential for a professional tourism career. A range of options provide detailed insights into planning, events and business management.

University-educated tourism professionals are in great demand. A degree in the profession will help you to stand out from the crowd when seeking employment.

Our graduates in particular are highly regarded, as they enter the job market with well-rounded tourism experience. They also have a strong grasp of the industry as a whole, from insights to practical applications.

Thanks to our close relationship with the sector, you’ll have many opportunities to form valuable connections before you finish studying.

When you begin your career, you’ll be thoroughly prepared to hit the ground running, giving you the confidence you need to make an immediate difference to the industry.


We offer the following tourism programmes:

Bachelor of Commerce (Hotel and Tourism Management)

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Bachelor of Tourism Management with Honours

Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management
Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management
Postgraduate Certificate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Postgraduate Diploma in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Master of Tourism Management