Tourism Management for International Students Diploma

Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Tourism Management

Credential
Diploma

Program Highlights

Are you looking for a career in an industry with global career options? Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries!

Learn about the tourism industry and gain key management skills to use in your new career with the Tourism Management for International Students Diploma.

Join your instructors on field trips, gain knowledge from guest speakers, attain real life work experience from the 280 hours of practicum and participate in hands-on activities with your classmates who have come to North Vancouver from around the world.

We don't just sit in a classroom here! This program is designed for international students with English as a Second Language.

  • Identify, define, and explain all aspects of the tourism industry.
  • Select and use audience and purpose-appropriate communication strategies.
  • Acquire and practice analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking.
  • Apply the fundamental principles to environmental and cultural sustainability as they relate to the tourism industry.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviour appropriate to the tourism industry.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallFull-Time
North VancouverSpringFull-Time

Program Requirements

Lower Level Required Courses

Total credits: 27.00

Lower Level Specialty Courses

Total credits: 27.00

Required
TOUR 145Tourism Work Practicum Preparation3.00 credits
TOUR 150Tourism Practicum6.00 credits
TOUR 200Revenue Management for Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 201Tourism and Technology3.00 credits
TOUR 205Tourism Sales3.00 credits
TOUR 216Financial Planning in Tourism II3.00 credits
TOUR 233Cross Cultural Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 250Tourism Operations I3.00 credits

Lower Level Electives

Total credits: 6.00

Choose 6.00 credits of electives
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
REC 252Project Change: How to Think and Act Like a Changemaker3.00 credits
TOUR 104Marine Tourism and Interpretation3.00 credits
TOUR 120Adventure and Eco-Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 202Strategic Marketing Management - Case Study Approach3.00 credits
TOUR 220Special Events - Tourism Generators3.00 credits
TOUR 221Conference Services3.00 credits
TOUR 227Heritage, Cultural and Arts Planning for Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 232Tourism Planning3.00 credits
TOUR 255Management Concepts in the Adventure Industry3.00 credits
TOUR 256Adventure Education and Recreation Programming3.00 credits
WLP 153Guiding Leadership3.00 credits

Total program credits: 60.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Aug 1, 2017 - Jun 22, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting

Jul 9-20, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 27, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

Jan 2, 2018 - Dec 4, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting

Nov 13-22, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 18, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=520, internet=67, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=114, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=5.5 overall, and no one score less than 5.0, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=40, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=47 or Capilano University EAP 080 with a minimum B grade

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For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Tourism Management


604 986 1911, ext. 7324
tmi@capilanou.ca