Diploma in Tourism Management

3 years duration

The Diploma: Tourism Management equips learners with business management skills in the tourism industry. It prepares them for management positions and allows entry into various tourism organizations. The qualification is offered through online and distance learning.

The purpose of the Diploma: Tourism Management is to equip learners with generic business management expertise and appropriate practical skills within the context of the tourism industry. Qualifying learners will have a broad insight into tourism and a fundamental understanding of tourism management principles and theories. Those who achieve this qualification will be competent in consistently using a variety of technical, managerial and personal skills and strategies in the everyday running of a tourism enterprise. The successful learners will have developed a sound base for progression into management and industry leadership positions, and exploiting entrepreneurial opportunities. Lastly, the qualification is designed to allow qualifying learners to enter the tourism industry in a variety of both private and public sector tourism organisations, including, among others, hospitality, transport and support services. Furthermore, those who achieve this qualification will be able to manage tourism businesses, apply specialised industry knowledge and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in a professional or academic tourism management context. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.