Qualification & Code
DIPLOMA: TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option (s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Admission Requirements

Selection and/or interview

Bloemfontein

3 years

Semester 1

360

6

See below: Additional Admission Requirements.

Selection and interview

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

A candidate must score at least 28 or more points on the CUT scoring scale. Every applicant must write a scholastic aptitude test and undergo an interview. Due to the relatively high demand for places in this programme, a candidate who scores less than 24 points on the CUT scoring scale will not be considered for selection.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

A candidate must score at least 28 or more points on the CUT scoring scale. Every applicant must write a scholastic aptitude test and undergo an interview. Due to the relatively high demand for places in this programme, a candidate who scores less than 24 points on the CUT scoring scale will not be considered for selection.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification open doors into the tourism industry as a: tour operator, travel agent, different positions in the airline industry, tourism marketer, event and conference organiser/manager, car-rental agent, tourism official, government employee or teacher. Guesthouses, hotels, lodges, resorts, guest farms and nature reserves also offer employment opportunities.

Remarks

This re-curriculated version of the National Diploma Tourism Management was implemented in 2017.  Only second-year students of the Diploma Tourism Management will be allowed to register for this qualification.   

Additional short courses (non-compulsory)

  • Galileo
  • First Aid
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Cape Wine Academy
  • SA Host
  • NightsBridge

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Credits

Semester 1

Semester 2

   

LCS5011

LCS5012

Academic Literacy and communication studies

6

PIM5011

PIM5022

Personal Information Management

0

ADC5022

Advanced Digital Literacy

6

NMR5011

Numeracy

6

TOD115E

TOD125E

Tourism Development I

18

TOM115E

TOM125E

 Tourism Management I

18

TOP115E

TOP125E

Tourism Practice I

18

TMR115E

TMR125E

Tourism Marketing I

18

GRR115E

GRR125E

German I or

12

FRE115E

FRE125E

French I

PRE1A

PRE2B

English Proficiency

0

TFM115E

TFM125E

Tourism Financial Management I

12

EVM125E

Event Management I

6

TIL115E

Tourism Industry Law I

6

DLC5011   Basic Digital Literacy

6

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Credits

Semester 1

Semester 2

   

TOD216E

TOD226E

Tourism Development II

24

TOM216E

TOM226E

Tourism Management II

12

TOP216E

TOP226E

Tourism Practice II

24

TMR216E

TMR226E

Tourism Marketing II

18

TFM216E

TFM226E

Tourism Financial Management II

12

TSE115E

Tourism Service Excellence I

6

COM115E

COM125E

Tourism Media and Communication I

12

EVM216E

EVM226E

Event Management II

12

HOT125E

Hospitality Operations I

6

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Credits

Semester 1

Semester 2

   

TOD317E

Tourism Development III

12

TOM317E

Tourism Management III

12

TOP317E

Tourism Practice III

12

TRM327W

Tourism Management Work Integrated Learning I

60

GAL115E

Galileo (elective)

16

TMR317E

Tourism Marketing III

12

PRJ115E

Project Administration I

6

CUL115E

Culture Studies I

4

HOT217E

Hospitality Operations II

6

For more information contact: Department of Tourism and Event Management

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Updated: 18 April 2018

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