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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Tourism Management
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Management
Description:People working in tourism are skilled professionals in the business of facilitating travel. The Tourism Management degree is your best competitive advantage in this dynamic industry.A degree in tourism management broadens your understanding of the global issues, impacts and challenges facing the tourism industry and prepares you to be effective in complex situations. Courses emphasize sustainability, community engagement, global consciousness and experiential learning with options to earn concentrations in hotel and resort management or adventure.

With over 1 billion international travellers each year, tourism is a global economic driver. In addition, 1 in every 11 jobs in Canada is directly attributed to tourism and in BC contributes more than $17 billion to the economy. We encourage students to take advantage of international exchanges through a field school, a study abroad semester with one of our global partner institutions (usually in the third year) or our academic exchange that includes a work term at Walt Disney World.

URL:Tourism Management at Capilano University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,374
International: $20,797

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Careers:Accomodation Service ManagersHotel Managers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12). Applicants are also required to have English Studies 12 (C), English 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or EDT (ENGL 100-level placement); and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass) or BTEC 115 (B-).

    Application Notes : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      The School of Tourism Management welcomes students with previous tourism management, hospitality management or related disciplines to apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Your institution may already be part of our articulation network; to find out please visit www.bctransferguide.ca and search block agreements or course by course.

      Direct Entry

      Students who have completed 30 credits or a 30-credit tourism management, hospitality management, or related certificate can apply for direct entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Students are to have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and meet program entry requirements.

      Students who have completed 60 credits or a 60-credit tourism management, hospitality management, or related diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution can apply for direct entry into the third year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) program. Students who were admitted into their home institution with an IELTS or equivalent of 6.0 or higher and studied in English for the duration of the program are deemed to have met the ELR for the BTM. Students are to have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and meet the program requirements.

      Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on September 10, 2021

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