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Diploma In Tourism Management
KPT/JPS (R/811/4/0107) 03/18

Tourism Management

The programme provides exposure to students in the areas of management and entrepreneurial aspect of the industry covering global tourism, hospitality practices, recent trends and ethical issues faced by the tourism industry.

Who is this For?

It is designed for students who wish to broaden their career options. It is a prelude to a degree in Hotel & Convention Management or Hotel & Restaurant Management as well as a bridge into an employment situation which utilises their skill set.

Programme Description

The Diploma in Tourism Management expose students to global tourism and hospitality practices, while providing them a good understanding of recent trends and ethical issues that exist in the dynamic and fast-paced tourism industry. The programme combines with theoretical and practical training including essential leadership, management and professional training, which is necessary for entry-level management positions.

Programme Aims

This programme aims to prepare students with the technical and practical skills for the real world environment with confidence at the same time mold them to be diligent and intelligent in facing challenges and competition in the industry.

Career Prospects

Upon completion of this programme, graduates can go on to work in various sectors within the industry, including hotels, travel agencies, sports clubs, casinos, and exhibition or convention centres. Graduates can also work as tour coordinators, travel advisor’s and travel sales & marketing representatives.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM (with 3 credits) in any subjects or other equivalent qualifications
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects
  • Certificate in any field from a recognised Polytechnic
  • Other equivalent qualifications

Semester Duration

Duration: 8 Semesters

Key Subjects

  • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Drama & Role Play in English
  • English for Specific Purpose
  • Academic Reading & Writing
  • Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar 1 & 2
  • Contemporary Business
  • Foreign Language – Mandarin
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Management
  • Travel & Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Geography
  • Principles of Tourism
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Airlines Fares & Ticketing
  • Safety & Security for Tourism
  • Event Management
  • Meeting, Incentive, Convention & Exhibition
  • Human Resource Management
  • Contemporary Business
  • Basic International Hospitality Languages
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Front Office Operations
  • Travel & Hospitality Sales
  • Customer Service in Hospitality
  • Travel & Tour Operation
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism Industry
  • Industrial Attachment

Testimonial

Ang Jia Jia
Class of 2016
Programme: Diploma In Tourism Management

“Affordable fees and the classes are always very interesting – I learn new things everyday here in KLMUC”

Maryana Ibrahim
Class of 2017
Programme: Diploma In Tourism Management

The KLMUC placement programme provides opportunities for me to understand the practical working environment apart from just studying theories.