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Diploma in Tourism Management



Diploma in Tourism management(KNEC)-The course incorporates technology to meet the demands of the current job market and anticipated continued influence of electronic trade in conducting business in modern times .

Contrary to what you might think working in Tourism and Hospitality is not like a never-ending vacation. This fast-changing, dynamic and highly competitive field, expects well-trained professionals with serious work ethic. That’s why – to be the top of your game and get a good start – it’s very important you complete a well-regarded study programme abroad.

It entails teaching knowledge and skills required to make candidates outstanding professionals in the travel and tourism industry. Candidates gain knowledge in core tourism, leisure and hospitality in a way that benefits the local as well as the global market. It draws upon the social and natural sciences, recreation, business, and planning disciplines to provide an integrated understanding of tourism as a global industry and source of economic, environmental and social change.

Career progression: Degree-PHD, CPS.

This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to Tourism mgt  while equipping the student with Tourism management skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.

Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field

  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team spirit
  • Negotiation skills
  • Digital literacy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Integrity as a quality

Objectives

Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to Diploma Diploma in plumbing, Students get to understand the plumbing techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.

Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.

Careers Opportunities

  • Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: Tour guides, PR Officers and Receptionists.

Career Progression

After successful completion of Diploma in Tourism management (KNEC) ,a student can proceed for bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.

 

Course Duration

This course takes an average of 6 terms (2 years ).

Mode of Study

  • Regular/full time
  • School based programme
  • Distance Learning
  • Weekend Classes
  • Part-time/Evening classes

Qualifications/Admission Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of C- (minus) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC

Examining Body

KNEC

Course Requirements

The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:

  • Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
  • The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
  • A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.

KNEC Units

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