Advanced Diploma Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Advanced diplomas are designed to give students the opportunity to learn specific knowledge relevant to the field they choose in a short amount of time. Students learn valuable information in less time than it takes to earn a degree, so they can quickly start work in their industry. The duration of programs varies, as do the qualifications for admission. What is an advanced diploma in tourism and… Read more

Advanced diplomas are designed to give students the opportunity to learn specific knowledge relevant to the field they choose in a short amount of time. Students learn valuable information in less time than it takes to earn a degree, so they can quickly start work in their industry. The duration of programs varies, as do the qualifications for admission.

What is an advanced diploma in tourism and hospitality? Such an education program equips students with the knowledge to obtain work in a growing and changing industry. Hospitality and tourism require a broad range of foundational business knowledge as well as targeted skills that are typical for a customer oriented industry. Students learn theoretical knowledge that can help them effectively run a business and cater to unique customers. Practical application of knowledge is also included in studies and ensures students are capable of performing tasks in the real world.

Obtaining an advanced degree will likely give you the skills necessary to become employed in a demanding and competitive industry. Those with training usually earn higher salaries and enjoy more job mobility. The credit you earn while attaining your diploma can be applied for further professional development.

There are a wide variety of advanced degree programs available. Costs vary by institution. Be sure to research potential programs and schools to get the right match for you.

Students who complete an advanced degree in tourism and hospitality may be qualified for a broad range of jobs across the industry. Generally, those with advanced training are employed in jobs with more responsibility and at higher career levels. Businesses who look to hire hospitality and tourism professionals include restaurants, hotels, motels, event centers, cafes, pubs and leisure settings. You may be capable of working at large multinational companies and small local ones. You might also have the qualifications to become a manager or director.

The hospitality and tourism industry is booming, and there is a diverse selection of programs available internationally to help you get started with your career. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. ... +

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. The program focuses on the latest developments in the field, helping you to: Develop professional hospitality management competencies and learn the principles behind important management concepts, such as operational strategies, performance and control systems, and effective marketing approaches; Achieve good customer service through successful leadership and teamwork, as well as understanding the difference between individual, interpersonal, and collective organizational behavior; Appreciate and understand the role of the manager within the hospitality and tourism industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Pacific Training Group
Sydney, Australia +1 More

Prepare for senior hospitality positions where you’ll be responsible for strategic business management and operational decisions. Develop specialized managerial skills and sub ... +

Prepare for senior hospitality positions where you’ll be responsible for strategic business management and operational decisions. Develop specialized managerial skills and substantial industry knowledge. -
Advanced Diploma
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
International Culinary Institute
Hong Kong

Nurtures a new generation of professionals for the fast-growing international theme park and event industries. Equips students with knowledge and skills in an international th ... +

Nurtures a new generation of professionals for the fast-growing international theme park and event industries. Equips students with knowledge and skills in an international theme park and event operations and management. Enables students to develop their abilities in devising appropriate solutions to solve operational problems in an international theme park, and event settings. Strengthens students' teamwork, leadership, and generic skills including languages, IT and interpersonal communication for further study and work. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Hong Kong

This programme aims to prepare students with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to pursue their careers in the hotel and catering industry. The programme focuses ... +

This programme aims to prepare students with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to pursue their careers in the hotel and catering industry. The programme focuses on both theory and practical training. Through simulated working environments and industrial attachment, students can acquire relevant technical competence and professional knowledge of the industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management and AAS College develop the management, supervisory and interpersonal skills required for employment in the hospitality indu ... +

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management and AAS College develop the management, supervisory and interpersonal skills required for employment in the hospitality industry. It covers the management of accommodation, accounting, human resource management, management of hospitality organizations, and management of food and beverage operations. Students will also gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the industry, and its influence on the economy, skills and knowledge that employers need. Set in a global context, the SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management provides students with an understanding of accommodation servicing, food and beverage operations, and hospitality. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Jun 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Front Cooking School
Melbourne, Australia

Strong frontline leaders are in hot demand in hospitality across the globe.The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management will cultivate your passion for this vibrant industry ... +

Strong frontline leaders are in hot demand in hospitality across the globe.The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management will cultivate your passion for this vibrant industry and help you rise through the ranks to take your place as a Senior Manager. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
30 months
English
Campus
 
CSM Academy International
Singapore

Our Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a practical course that focuses on advanced skills to boost the portfolio of students from our Diploma in Tourism ... +

Our Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a practical course that focuses on advanced skills to boost the portfolio of students from our Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, as well as of working professionals. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 12 months
English
Campus
 
Sydney School of Business and Technology (SSBT)
Sydney, Australia

On successful completion of the course, students will receive Advanced Diploma of Hospitality. Graduates from this course will be able to perform the duties of a restaurant ma ... +

On successful completion of the course, students will receive Advanced Diploma of Hospitality. Graduates from this course will be able to perform the duties of a restaurant manager or operational manager of a hospitality operation. After completing this course a learning pathway to Bachelor degree hospitality would support career progression. -
Advanced Diploma
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
104 weeks
English
Jan 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The Private Hotel School
Stellenbosch, South Africa

The aim of this programme is to offer candidates (developers, teachers, trainers, managers) who already have a generic or specific qualification (at least 360 credits register ... +

The aim of this programme is to offer candidates (developers, teachers, trainers, managers) who already have a generic or specific qualification (at least 360 credits registered on the NQF level 6) but with limited background in hospitality management or culinary arts and/or consumer studies teaching, as well as those who are already training or teaching in the GET or FET bands, support in the form of part-time, off campus or distance learning, further education. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Seychelles Tourism Academy
Victoria, Seychelles

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management provides necessary knowledge, management skills, proficiencies and expertise essential to hospitality management. The course wil ... +

The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management provides necessary knowledge, management skills, proficiencies and expertise essential to hospitality management. The course will enforce learning to focus on the needs of the customer and will develop the knowledge, skills and expertise to become effective managers. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Kangan Institute
Melbourne, Australia

The Advanced Diploma consists of 33 units and includes the Certificate IV in Hospitality (090958M) and the Diploma of Hospitality Management (090992J). The hospitality industr ... +

The Advanced Diploma consists of 33 units and includes the Certificate IV in Hospitality (090958M) and the Diploma of Hospitality Management (090992J). The hospitality industry is in the front line of the Australian economy. The industry has shown employment growth in all areas and employer’s value trained staff. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. ... +

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. We offer guaranteed job placement in a field related to your program. The program focuses on the latest developments in the field, helping you to: Develop professional hospitality management competencies and learn the principles behind important management concepts, such as operational strategies, performance and control systems, and effective marketing approaches; Achieve good customer service through successful leadership and teamwork, as well as understanding the difference between individual, interpersonal, and collective organizational behavior; Appreciate and understand the role of the manager within the hospitality and tourism industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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