Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Resort Experience Management 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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This diploma is for the students who want to gain experience in tourism but want to have specialization in Resort Experience Management. In the first year, students get to have the basic knowledge of the tourism and managing and following in the second year the students sharpen their skills after having strong foundation in the first year.

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 Select a 1000-2000 level course
  • Upper elective Select a 3000-4000 level course
  • Theme 1 Culture and Place
  • Theme 2 Global Perspectives
  • Theme 3 Experience Design
    Specialization (18 credits)

  • HMGT 3000 Resort Hospitality Operations and Performance
  • TMGT 4030 Resort Management
  • TMGT 4050 Event Tourism
  • Managing Small Tourism Enterprises
  • Information Technology and Tourism
    Managing the Tourist Experience

  • Resort Management Case Study
    Career Outcomes:

  • Guest Experience Manager
  • Resort Manager
  • Customer Relations Coordinator
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their Bachelors Degree in the relevant field may apply for Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Resort Experience Management 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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