The business of tourism and hospitality is a multifaceted industry that spans the globe and affects every facet of our lives. As the industry continues to evolve and mature, the opportunities that await those pursuing a career in leisure, tourism and hospitality are endless.
The Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is designed to introduce students to core tourism, leisure and hospitality concepts, plus foundation management skills required to successfully manage and develop a tourism and hospitality business, or related leisure and recreation enterprises.
At the end of the programme, students will be able to:
- Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the tourism and hospitality industry, its developments, career opportunities and challenges
- Understand the roles and significance of various participants within the tourism system and hospitality sector
- Describe the major tourist market segments and use this segmentation to target and meet the wants, needs and expectations of the traveling public
- Demonstrate an understanding of the operations of major functional departments in tourism and hospitality organisations.
- Gain an overview of marketing principles and basic business management practices
- Develop a working knowledge of geographical and environmental factors in tourism associated to destination products.
Full-time Intakes: Jan, Mar, Jun, Aug, Oct
The programme can be completed within 10 months for the full-time pathway.
This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 320 contact hours
- Principles of Hospitality Management
- Destination and Tourism Management
- Financial Accounting
- Foodservice Operations and Management
- Communication and Information Systems in Business
- Accommodation Operations
- Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality
*The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates can gain entry into Year 2 of the various renowned universities (subject to universities' entry requirements), such as:
- The University of Newcastle, Australia
- Edinburgh Napier University, UK