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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Tourism Management

About the program

  • 14,160 CAD

    Tuition
  • 2 years

    Years of study
  • 2-3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 60 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
optional
Co-op

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION

College Diploma in Tourism Management

The Tourism Management Diploma at Okanagan College's Revelstoke Centre is designed to give students real-world knowledge, skills and opportunities to advance careers in the mountain tourism sector. Upon graduation, students will be ideally suited for supervisory or front-line management positions in tourism.

  • Build a strong foundation in core tourism and business management functions.
  • Network and build connections within the mountain resort sector.
  • Gain practical knowledge through a six-credit faculty supervised tourism sector study course.
  • Advance your career in the tourism industry through a paid winter co-op work term.
  • Work and learn in a diverse and dynamic four-season tourism environment.


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 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 as well as providing 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.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$23,700

Total costs

yearly

$6,000

Cost of living

1 person

$3,540

Accommodation

1 bed room

$14,160

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Grade 12 / High School


Required documents

1. Copy of your valid passport

2. English language proficiency documents

3. All secondary/high school transcripts in one file


Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
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listening
-
writing
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speaking
-
reading

PTE

56
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English as a second Language is offered.

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105


Career Opportunities

  • Tourism is a top Canadian industry – 20 million travellers annually choose Canada.
  • In BC, tourism is a $15 billion industry – close to 20,000 tourism-related businesses are operating in BC.
  • There are more jobs available than job-seekers – since 2013/14, the demand for workers in the BC tourism industry has significantly exceeded supply.

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