Tourism management course information,qualification and careers

Diploma in tourism management

Diploma in tourism management is a 3 year KNEC course under business technical and vocational education and training which aims to impact learners with management skills in tourism which includes planning of tours, hotel operations, marketing and accounting. Qualification to pursue diploma in tourism management is a minimum KCSE mean grade C-(minus). Careers in tourism management includes tourism management officer and assistant tourism management officer.

Higher diploma in tourism management

Higher diploma in tourism management is a KNEC course business technical education programme(BTEP) which advances knowledge gained at diploma level by incorporating more managerial, customer relations and marketing skills. Qualification to pursue higher diploma in tourism management is a diploma in tourism management. Career opportunities includes tourism officer, tour operation manager and tourism manager.

 

Tourism management course units and codes

DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT MODULE 1 COURSE UNITS AND CODES

  • 101- Fundamentals of tourism
  • 102-Tour guiding techniques and travel operations
  • 103(a)-Information communication technology: paper 1(theory)
  • 103(b)-Information communication technology: paper 2(practical)
  • 104-Communication
  • 105-Fauna,flora and touristic geography
  • 106-Touristic history
  • 107(a)-French 1-paper 1(written)
  • 107(b)-French 1 paper 2(Oral)
  • Entrepreneurship-Business plan
  • 109(a)-German 1-paper 1(written)
  • 109(b)-German 1-paper 2(oral)

DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT MODULE 2 COURSE UNITS AND CODES

  • 201-Tourism economics
  • 202-Fundamentals of hotel operations
  • 203-Tour operations
  • 204-Tourism accounting
  • 205-Public relations
  • 206(a)-French 1-paper 1(written)
  • 206(b)-French 1 paper 2(Oral)
  • 207-Travel agency
  • 208(a)-German 2:paper 1(written)
  • 208(b)-German 2:paper 2(oral)

DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT MODULE 3 COURSE UNITS AND CODES

  • 301-Tourism marketing
  • 302-Tourism policy and planning
  • 303-Principles and practice of management
  • 304-Ecotourism
  • 305(a)-French 3: paper 1(written)
  • 305(a)-French 3: paper 2(oral)
  • 306-Tourism product development
  • 307(a)-German 3: paper 1(written)
  • 307(b)-German 3: paper 2(oral)
  • 308-Course specialization project
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