Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Managing Festivals and Events 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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Through this course, you can complement your education which is an additional specialization by which you can change your career.

Step by step, you understand the functioning of Tourism World and gain skills accordingly.

Course Description

Tourism core (21 credits)

  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition (or ENGL 1100)
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Marketing and Customer Service
  • Environmental Issues in the Tourism Industry
  • Practicum in Tourism (120 hours)
  • Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Research in Tourism
    Tourism electives (15 credits)

  • Lower elective Upper elective
  • Theme 1 Culture and Place
  • Theme 2 Global Perspectives
  • Theme 3 Experience Design
    Specialization (18 credits)

  • Event Logistics
  • Experience Creation and Product Development
  • Event Tourism
  • The Culture of Events
  • Olympics, Mega Event and Sports Tourism
  • Managing the Event Experience
    Career Outcomes

  • Festival Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Tourism Coordinator
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelors Degree in the relevant field may apply for Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Managing Festivals and Events 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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