Resort and Hotel Management Diploma

Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Resort and Hotel Management Diploma
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 1,756,295
Course Accredited By NA
2 Years On Campus Undergraduate Diploma

Get what you need to go places in the hospitality industry as a tourism professional. A blend of theory and hands-on learning gives you the technical and managerial skills you need to work at a variety of positions in the hotel/resort industry in Canada and abroad.

  • As a 60-year old field of study, resort and hotel management uses multiple perspectives to embrace complexities faced by the industry as it has evolved into the service and experience-based way we consume hospitality today. You’ll develop a solid understanding of the important social, environmental and economic aspects of resort and hotel management as well as strategies necessary to creatively tackle modern challenges.
  • In this program you’ll also learn key business principles necessary to successfully manage hotels and resorts, flawlessly execute food and beverage operations, and sharpen your understanding of excellence in service culture overall. Skills and knowledge gained in this program are easily transferable to other business sectors.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses) 


Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Limited admission

  • 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 Foundations of Mathematics 12 (C minimum) or Pre-calculus 12 (C minimum) will be exempt from 1st year Math (MATH 1100) but must make up the three credits by taking an elective of their choice.

Computer Skills

  • If students entering the program have little or no experience using computers, they are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software.

If you don’t meet the requirements

  • You can take upgrading courses at TRU to help you meet the requirements of this program

Year 1

Fall semester

  • Business, Professional and Academic Composition
  • Catering and Service Management
  • Finite Math with Applications I
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Organizational Leadership in Tourism

Winter semester

  • Financial Accounting
  • Food and Beverage Preparation
  • Hotel Operations 1
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Marketing and Customer Service

Year 2

Fall semester

  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Hotel Operations 2
  • Human Resources Management
  • Financial Operations Control in Tourism
  • Hospitality Law

Winter semester

  • Introduction to Basic Economics
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • Hotel Sales and Service
  • Resort Field Experience ($600 activity fee)
  • Resort and Hotel Operations

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