B-Tech: Tourism Management

Offered at college street site only

Qualification: Bachelor of technology- Tourism Management

Offering type: Full-Time

(Note: The B>Tech programme is offered in Block sessions of 4 working days per month.)

Rules and Regulation

Students who are graduates of the ND (Travel and Tourism, or equivalent 360 credits) are required to direct

their enquiries to the programme coordinator for further information about the conversation (Tourism

Management).

Purpose Statement

To equip students who have qualified for ND: Tourism Management with a post –graduate Diploma in

Tourism Management .There is need in the tourism industry for graduates who will be able, not only to

conduct research, but also to formulate ground breaking policies for the industry.

Entry Requirement

B Tech Degree applicants must have complete successfully a recognised NQF 6 (360 credits) tourism

qualifications. To be admitted applicants require an average of 60% pass mark on major subject, on NQF 6,

or, in addition to the completed National Diploma, have two years relevant industry experience.

Each applicant for acceptance onto the course will be assessed individually.

Duration

One year full-time time and over two year’s part- Time.

NB: Part-Time students are students are required to register for degree programme over two years.

Exit Level Outcomes

The qualifying learners should be able to:

  • Undertake Tourism destination management.
  • Function as a Tourism destination planner.
  • Effective market both local and international tourism.
  • Conduct research aimed at improvement in the tourism industry.
  • Undertake statistical analysis of tourists at a destination.
  • Effectively present tourism conference presentations.
  • Responsibly manage tourism planning and sustainable tourism development.

Career Opportunities

After completion, successful graduates put themselves in better stead to become entrepreneurs and secure

employment as Destination Planner, Tourism Researcher, Marketing and Tourism Development Managers in

all tiers of government and private sector respectively. With additional experience graduates can manage

any tourism sector. Graduates can also become facilitators and high school teachers.