Vancouver Island University

Tourism Studies

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Business and Management
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Description:The focus of this program is on the provision of leisure experiences for domestic and international visitors. The program assesses the impact of tourism on individuals, communities, and the environment in order to develop best practices for sustainable tourism development. The features of the program include the provision of applied skills and knowledge, direct leadership experience, a co-operative education model (paid employment), and small class sizes.
URL:Tourism Studies at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,716
International: $18,739
Scholarships:2
Careers:Travel CounsellorsAirline Sales and Service AgentsHotel Front Desk Clerks

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

- graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; - previous degree from a recognized university; - visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required); - transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed); - mature student—at least 21 years of age (or will turn 21 in the first semester of admission) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Field work may require a criminal record check prior to placement.

    * 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 04, 2018

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