The Diploma in Tourism Management programme was introduced in 1976. This two and the half year programme expose students to the world of tourism. The programme was designed to provide students with comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge and hands-on experience at operational and management levels. Since then, this programme has developed an excellent reputation within the tourism industry in the country for the quality of the graduates. Further, the programme intention is to produce graduates who are skilled or semi-professionals in the tourism industry. Students are able to apply the knowledge, understanding and practical experience in the provision of quality products and services to government agencies and the hospitality industry. The curriculum offers a balance between knowledge and practical application to ensure that students are well equipped with knowledge and hands-on experience, hence able to obtain immediate employment in the hospitality industry upon graduation. In addition, the industrial training programme will provide students with valuable experience, which will assist them in their career planning as well as full-time job opportunities. Through its strong curriculum design that involves participation from the industry and various stakeholders, students will have an exciting career opportunity at management, supervisory and administrative positions in the tourism industry.
Upon completion, the graduate can seek employment options in various sectors such as: 1. Airline travel 2. Conferences and Conventions Centres 3. Travel agencies 4. Tourist offices and Ministries of Tourism 5. Tour operators 6. Cruise companies 7. Event management 8. Museums and other cultural venues 9. Theme parks and other attractions 10. Hotels and resorts
The graduate of this program can further their studies in a vast area at degree level such as : -Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Tourism Management -Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Hotel Management -Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Foodservice Management -Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance -Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Marketing -Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) International Business
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