• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
As a 60-year old field of study, resort and hotel management uses multiple perspectives to embrace complexities faced by the industry as it has evolved into the service and experience-based way we consume hospitality today. Learn more in the Resort and Hotel Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University.
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Overview

You’ll develop a solid understanding of the important social, environmental and economic aspects of resort and hotel management as well as strategies necessary to creatively tackle modern challenges.

In this Resort and Hotel Management Diploma at Thompson Rivers University  you’ll also learn key business principles necessary to successfully manage hotels and resorts, flawlessly execute food and beverage operations, and sharpen your understanding of excellence in service culture overall. Skills and knowledge gained in this program are easily transferable to other business sectors.

Careers

Enter a growing sector that employs one in twelve workers worldwide in a wide range of career opportunities:

  • Resort and hotel operations
  • Food and beverage management
  • Conference services
  • Project management
  • Cruise ship industry
  • Wine industry
  • Hospitality sales and marketing
  • Human resource management
  • Financial controls/operations
  • Sales and marketing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Late applications will be considered if space is available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition
  • Catering and Service Management
  • Finite Math with Applications 
  • Organizational Leadership in Tourism
  • Financial Accounting
  • Food and Beverage Preparation
  • Hotel Operations 
  • Marketing and Customer Service

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent)

Note: Students with Foundations of Mathematics 12 (C+ minimum) or Pre-calculus 12 (C+ minimum) will be exempt from 1st year Math (MATH 1100) but must make up the three credits by taking an elective of their choice.

Technological Requirements

Computer Skills

  • If students entering the program have little or no experience using computers, they are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1830 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    822 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$411- $2,881
  • INTL: $1,830 -$11,130 

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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