Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism – Tourism Destination Development 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 Post-Bac Diploma in Tourism in management is for the students who’re seeking to develop their skills in particular zone of tourism industry and through this diploma you get to focus majorly on the destination development for tourism. This is two year diploma: in the first year the students get to learn about the basics of tourism and understanding the destination as per the tourism and in the second year the students then sharpen their skills which help them to manage and develop the destination 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 Select a 1000-2000 level course from ADVG, EVNT, HMGT, MTST or TMGT
  • Upper elective Select a 3000-4000 level course from ADVG, EVNT, HMGT, MTST or TMGT
  • Theme 1 Culture and Place
  • Theme 2 global Perspectives
  • Theme 3 experience Design
    Specialization (18 credits)

  • and Cultural Issues in Tourism or
  • Land Use Management or
  • Tourism and Sustainable Development or
  • TMGT 4140 Developing New Tourism Enterprises or
  • Tourism Strategy
    Special elective

  • Graduating Seminar
    Career Outcomes:

  • Senior Project Manager
  • Sales Agent
  • Marketing & Sales Executive
    Eligibility Criteria:


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