Cape Peninsula University of Technology Tourism Management

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology Tourism Management

Course Information and Fees

TOURISM MANAGEMENT

ND: (National Diploma)

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Tourism Management, The tourism industry regards generalised management and entrepreneurial skills, as well as specialist skills, to be prerequisites for the sustained growth of the industry. The course provides management-oriented education, emphasising entrepreneurship and incorporating the required practical skills and experience.Students are trained as technicians, technologists, managers, entrepreneurs and academics.

Career Opportunities

A career in tourism allows for great diversity as well as specialisation. The South African tourism industry employs almost half a million people, either directly or indirectly. This figure is expected to double and effective management in this sector has become vital.Employment opportunities exist in the following sectors: accommodation and hospitality, distribution channels (e.g. travel agents), transportation, travel planning, management and co-ordination (e.g. regional tourism organisations), and marketing.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Postgraduates

For all Bachelors, Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Tourism Management, The fees for 2016 reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
 Cape Peninsula University of Technology Tourism Management
Note:
Limited number of students allowed per elective.Student enrolling for Tourist Guiding or Event Management must please note that excursions and practical experience can be conducted over weekends and public holidays.
Experiential Learning
Experiential learning takes place from October of the second year to March of the third year, to coincide with the peak tourist season. The second year examinations are written during September of the second year.
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including a period of experiential learning
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Four years
Course is offered on Cape Town Campus.
Course is offered on Wellington Campus. (full-time only)
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Johannes Van Heerden
Telephone: +27 21 864 5511
Fax: +27 21 864 5262
Email: vanheerdenj@cput.ac.za
Contact: Zingisa Sebastian Ntshebe
Telephone: +27 21 460 3257
Fax:
Email: ntshebez@cput.ac.za