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

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Credits

Semester 1

Semester 2

   

LCS5011

LCS5012

Academic Literacy and communication studies

6

Tourism Development I

18

Travel and Tourism Management I

18

Travel and Tourism Practice I

18

Tourism  Marketing I

18

German I  or

12

French I
Spanish I

PRE1A

PRE2B

English Proficiency
Tourism Financial Management I

12

Event Management I

6

Tourism Industry Law I

6

DGL11AB Digital Literacy

6

* Advanced Digital Literacy

6

NMR11AB Numeracy

6

PIM5011 Information Literacy

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Credits

Semester 1

Semester 2

   

TOD216E

TOD226E

Tourism Development II

24

TOM216E

TOM226E

Travel and Tourism Management II

12

TOP216E

TOP226E

Travel and 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

   
Tourism Development III

12

Travel and Tourism Management III

12

Travel and Tourism Practice III

12

Tourism Management Work Integrated Learning I

60

Galileo (elective)

16

Tourism  Marketing III

12

Business Administration I

6

Culture Studies I

4

Hospitality Operations II

6

For more information contact: Department of Tourism and Event Management

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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