Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Adventure Studies in Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Campus:  British Columbia

Duration:  2 years

Intake: May and September

*Fee: CAN $1,725/course (CAN $575/credit); CAN $6,900/semester (12 credits/4 courses); CAN $8,625/semester (15 credits/5 courses)

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Post- Baccalaureate Diploma is more advanced than the undergraduate degree which is alternate to the second degree and takes less time than the second degree. TRU offers same in the tourism management to advance their career and to provide better career opportunities to the students. Through this, students get to know the basic knowledge of the tourism and also advanced their specialized skills.

In the initial year, the diploma focuses on tourism planning, its marketing and related services of provision. They’re made aware of the central issues that occur in the tourism industry as per the natural environment and culture. They also get to experiment with different dimension of the industrial phenomenon.

In the second year, the students through specialization master their skills and also gain the competencies which important for creating, designing, evaluating, operating and understanding the tourism which is important for the contemporary culture.

Course Description

Tourism core — required courses (24 credits)

  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Marketing & Customer Service
  • Research in Tourism
  • Adventure Activities (activity fee approx. $700 CDN)
  • Adventure Operations
  • Business Applications for Eco and Adventure Tourism Management
  • Legal Liability and Risk Management for Eco and Adventure Businesses
  • The Culture of Adventure
    Specialization – required courses (six credits). Select a total of 6 credits within ADVG activity based courses (1000-2000 level). Examples include kayaking, skiing, rock climbing, ocean surfing, etc.

    Specialization – options (nine credits)

    Any three out of:

  • Contemporary Perspectives in Eco and Adventure
  • Programming Experiential Activities
  • Directed Studies in Adventure
  • Adventure and Sport Marketing
  • Consulting In Adventure
    Career Outcomes:

  • Eco-Designer
  • Search and Rescue Responder
  • Avalanche Technician
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelors Degree in the relevant field may apply for the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Adventure Studies at TRU.

     English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS 6.5Overall Band Score and not less than 6.0 bands
    2. TOEFL 88; no section less than 20

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