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bachelor

Degree

Tourism Management Diploma

bachelor

Degree

Tourism Management Diploma

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,730 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Co-op

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline

Overview

Tourism Management Diploma

The world of tourism requires talented and passionate individuals with a broad understanding of the complex, interdisciplinary nature of the industry and its ability to thrive within communities and the global marketplace. 

The Tourism Management Diploma at Okanagan College provides students with an overview of the tourism industry along with management skills for this diverse and integrated industry.

The program includes courses that address tourism and business management functions and provide opportunities to network and build connections within the sector. 

An integral part of the program is a co-op, as well as a faculty-supervised tourism sector study course, which will allow students to engage in experiential learning within the tourism community.

Core themes include tourism and hospitality operations, sustainability, service management, marketing, and industry diversity. 

Upon graduation, students are well-suited for supervisory or front-line management positions in tourism and hospitality.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$14,730

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,000
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $14,730

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

56
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • A minimum grade of 60% in EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to most other programs.
EAP Level 1Overall IELTS 5.0TOEFL iBT score of 60Duolingo score of 75-80
EAP Level 2Overall IELTS 5.5TOEFL iBT score of 71-78Duolingo score of 85-90
EAP Level 3Overall IELTS 6.0TOEFL iBT score of >78Duolingo score of 95-100

Academic background and requirement

  • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Principles of Mathematics 11, or an equivalent Advanced Level Adult Basic Education mathematics course; or a minimum grade of 70% in Introductory Mathematics 11; or a minimum grade of 60% in Applications of Mathematics 11.
  • A minimum of 60% in one of Pre-calculus Grade 11, Foundations of Mathematics Grade 11, or Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics Grade 11, Workplace Mathematics 11, or the equivalent Advanced Level Adult Basic Education mathematics course.
  • English 12 with minimum 60% or alternatives.
  • Senior secondary students who enter the Tourism Management Diploma program with a minimum grade of 73% in Accounting 12 may receive credit for TOUR 115.
  • Senior secondary students who enter the Tourism Management Diploma program and who have completed and passed both Entrepreneurship 11 and Marketing 11 may receive credit for BUAD 116 (or TOUR 130 as courses are equivalent).

 

Mature Applicants

  • Mature applicants are at least 19 years of age and have been out of full-time senior secondary study for at least one year. Senior secondary graduation will be waived for mature applicants.
  • Mature applicants without English 12 can write the LPI and must receive a minimum score of level 4.
  • Mature applicants without Mathematics 11 can take the mathematics diagnostic test, administered by Okanagan College.
  • A minimum score of 16/25 is required.

Career opportunities

  • Guest Relations Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Tour Group Operator
  • Tourism Marketing Manager
  • Tourist Information Center Manager
  • Travel Agency Manager

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