• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The focus of the  Bachelor of Tourism Management at Thompson Rivers University  is on key issues in local, regional, national and international tourism, with opportunities for international experience through Study Abroad and field schools. Learn the skills and confidence to develop your own tourism business and fill the growing need for managers in the tourism industry.

Double degree option: complete your fourth year abroad at NHVT in the Netherlands and earn tourism degrees in both Canada and Europe.

Careers

Graduates gain the necessary skills to provide quality tourist experiences, develop and manage tourism businesses with entrepreneurial spirit, and contribute to community development in a manner that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition
  • Composition 
  • Organizational Leadership in Tourism
  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing and Customer Service
  • People, Places and the Toured Landscape

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 Pre-calculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum C+ will be exempt from MATH 1100 and must make up the 3 credits with an elective of their choice

Technological Requirements

Computer Skills

Students with little or no experience using computers are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1830 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    878 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$439- $3,079
  • 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

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