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Top Diploma Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Diploma programs offer students an option when time is short or when the individual hopes to move quickly into a career. These programs typically provide an intense and comprehensive study of subjects that provide the knowledge and skills that graduates need in the workforce. A diploma program is often completed after just one or two years of work and study.

What is a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality program? Students in this program develop the skills and the knowledge that they need in order to succeed in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. Students develop computer skills, review selling and marketing techniques, learn about destination choices, and monitor the motivating factors and travel trends of tourists. Students might also learn to use the most effective research tools or create tour packages.

There are some important benefits to completing this type of program. Graduates are prepared to move quickly into their chosen fields with the skills necessary to succeed and advance. The short program exposes students to professionals and experts in the field, allowing students to begin to develop a network of peers and sponsors.

There are many schools located across the world that offer this program. Because of this diversity, the costs associated with tuition and supplies vary a great deal. For specific cost information, prospective students should contact the schools individually.

There are many fulfilling and interesting careers available to graduates of this program. There are jobs in tourism, such as marketing, promotion, hospitality, and human resources. Other job opportunities include travel counseling, cruise line guest services, hotel and car rentals, and airline customer service or attendants. Once a job position is earned, there are often many chances for the graduate to advance and extend his or her career opportunities.

Those individuals who hope to apply to a Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality program can find more information in the following listings. 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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St. Patrick's

The Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management (HND) is a 2-year vocational course. This means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provi ... [+]

HND Hospitality Management

The Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management (HND) is a 2-year vocational course. This means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provides you with the ability to relate this to the real world of work. Evaluating the application of these theories and concepts puts you at an advantage of being a strategic thinker and proactive manager in turbulent economic times.

Course Requirements Level 3 qualification or equivalent GCE Advanced level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved furthe... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Toronto School of Management

This one-year Undergraduate Diploma will give you the skills to begin and succeed in a career in hospitality and tourism. Enjoy 3% early bird discount if you pay your tui ... [+]

Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op

This one-year Undergraduate Diploma will give you the skills to begin and succeed in a career in hospitality and tourism. Enjoy 3% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. The program focuses on the most up-to-date developments in the hospitality industry, helping you to:

Develop professional hotel competencies such as effective communication skills, good customer service skills, leadership, and teamwork, ensuring that you are providing a high-quality product or service to your customers Gain supervised practical work experience directly related to your academic and career goals Become immediately effective within the hospitality and tourism industry through understanding the principles and procedures of a range of hospitality functions, including front desk operations, housekeeping, and food and beverage production Course Requirements Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student ** Age 18 or older IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent for Non-native English speakers ... [-]
Canada Toronto
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry.

Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning.

Industry professionals lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real world experience. This program feature ensures that you are truly sought after for employment upon graduation.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study ... [+]

Program:

Year 1 of the BA Hotel & Hospitality Management/ Global Business Management

Duration:

One year

Availability:

This offer is available to all potential students.

Overview

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the BHMS campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and one practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.

BHMS is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Switzerland’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full and part-time students. Since the accreditation of the Diploma and Higher Diploma programs in Hospitality Management in 2003 by the University of Brighton, UK, over 1000 students have successfully completed the Diploma program.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Reeves College

Reeves College’s Hospitality Business Management trains students to not only excel in communication and customer service but also on hospitality sales and marketing strat ... [+]

Canada’s hospitality and tourism industry continues to grow as the country was ranked one of the top 10 most popular travel destinations in the world in the 2013 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI). In order to maintain its competitiveness, the industry continues to expand to accommodate the country’s increasing reputation.

Reeves College’s Hospitality Business Management trains students to not only excel in communication and customer service but also on hospitality sales and marketing strategies; food and beverage services; housekeeping and staff management; and more. Students will graduate with the hands-on training they need to succeed in this diverse industry where they can seek opportunities as a hotel, lodging, attractions, or restaurant manager.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
43 weeks
Campus
ITM College and University Studies

The ITM program has stayed loyal to its past practices of success by focusing on strong practical exposure and experience combined with theoretical knowledge. This is wha ... [+]

College Programme

Your Stepping Stone

The ITM program has stayed loyal to its past practices of success by focusing on strong practical exposure and experience combined with theoretical knowledge. This is what makes our students ready for work from day one. Our Alumni swear the hands-on approach supported their entry and subsequent growth in their professions.

Short-Track Entry for HLW/HLT/HLF for Professionals

You are qualified with a hospitality/tourism school certificate from the EU. You have an A2 or B1 in German, French or Spanish.

We can offer you a lighter study structure with entry into advanced language study, so you would be studying with Year 2 students and gain the benefit of advancing beyond your current status.... [-]

Austria Bad Vöslau
Request Info
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
IMI International Management Institute Switzerland

Swiss federally recognised diploma combining study with paid, practical training. ... [+]

This programme is designed to comply with the strict requirements of the Swiss federal government whilst staying true to the values that have made IMI one of the finest hospitality schools in the world today. Combining practical training with academic excellence, we are committed to helping students fulfill their true potential.

The degree spans three years and each year consists of one taught semester of 22 weeks followed by a practical training semester also of 22 weeks. IMI trains students in food and beverage, housekeeping and front office as well as preparing them for management roles in the hospitality industry. Students have the opportunity to acquire language skills with professional English, German and French classes running throughout the programme. On completion, students can pursue a BA (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 3 years
Campus
Durham College

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers ar ... [+]

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers are all benefiting from an increasing number of travelers from around the globe. Learn the essential operational skills and management techniques that employers value in this vibrant business. Explore the diverse career paths that are available to you, as you unleash your passion for customer service excellence and profitable hospitality business operations. The world of accommodation, food, and beverage, travel and tourism is yours to discover.

The program focuses on the management of hotel, restaurant and tourism enterprises and is designed to provide you with a thorough foundation of the professional skills required to begin a career in these sectors. Given the hands-on nature of the hospitality industry, all courses are designed to provide you with active learning opportunities including labs for food and beverage preparation and service and front desk operations, along with numerous case studies and simulation exercises. Built on three key themes – profitable business management, exemplary customer service and an appreciation of sustainable hospitality management practices – each course will take you on an exploration of the various business aspects of the hospitality service industry, including:... [-]

Canada Whitby
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Pacific Training Group

Aiming to succeed at a senior operations level? Prepare for roles where you’ll operate independently, take responsibility for others and make operational business decisio ... [+]

Unique to Pacific Training Group, all hospitality courses feature a 20-week work placement where you’ll undertake hands-on, on-the-job training. This is your chance to gain valuable work experience, make industry connections and put into practice what you’ve learnt in the classroom.

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Aiming to succeed at a senior operations level? Prepare for roles where you’ll operate independently, take responsibility for others and make operational business decisions.

Duration

6 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks

Study Mode

Study mode: 20 hours per week including 15 hours in class and 5 hours online.

Entry requirements: Minimum 18 years, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, Australian Year 11 or equivalent.... [-]

Australia Sydney Surfers Paradise
July 2019
Full-time
12 - 18 months
Online & Campus Combined
College of the Rockies

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two- ... [+]

About

The tourism industry is HOT - Start your career here.

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two-year diploma program. The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and related specialty courses.

This program is available entirely online. You can also take most courses in person at our Cranbrook campus. The Rockies are right outside the door, giving you the opportunity to blend lifestyle and learning in one of the most spectacular places on Earth – and one of BC’s hottest tourism destinations!

Why choose tourism as a career? Tourism is a top Canadian industry – 20 million travelers annually choose Canada. In BC, tourism is a $15 billion industry - close to 20,000 tourism-related businesses are operating in BC. There are more jobs available than job-seekers - since 2013/14, the demand for workers in the BC tourism industry has significantly exceeded supply. Program Options ... [-]
Canada Cranbrook
September 2019
2 years
Campus
Online
Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College

The key to your career in Hospitality Customize your educational journey and take ownership of your learning with a Diploma in International Hotel Management. ... [+]

LEARNING APPROACH Real-life experience is an invaluable part of your education at Les Roches since it confronts you with challenges that you will also encounter during your professional career.

Experiential learning will enable you to identify and overcome these challenges.

CURRICULUM Our curriculum reinforces academic study of hospitality fundamentals with practical lessons and real-life professional experience.

When you do kitchen duty, for example, your learning goes beyond culinary art. You learn team management, logistics and financial planning. You develop employability skills, such as flexibility, problem solving, communication, timekeeping and precision. You get a chance to put these management and leadership skills into action during your two international internships — in any sector or industry, in almost any country around the world.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
ABC Access Business College

This program is designed to equip students with the skills of a hospitality position. Hospitality services managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the opera ... [+]

Program Objectives

This program is designed to equip students with the skills of a hospitality position. Hospitality services managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of an accommodation establishment or of a department within such an establishment. They are employed by hotels, motels, resorts, student residences, and other accommodation establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Admissions Criteria Grade 12 or equivalent Mature student Graduation Criteria A minimum final mark of 60An overall An average of 60% Employment Opportunities Cafeteria, Food services Canteen, Catering Supervisor Front Desk Bed and Breakfast Operator Reservations Tourist Home Operator Guest-House Operator Seasonal Resort Facility Operations Health Services Retail Trade Conference/Banquet Organizer Managing Housekeeping Operations Restaurant and Food Service Accommodation Services Sales, Marketing and Advertising Accommodation, Food, and Recreational Services ... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
36 weeks
Campus
Sault College

Looking for a fun and challenging career in the outdoors? Interested in learning a variety of recreational and wilderness-based skills? This is the program for you. ... [+]

Adventure Recreation and Parks Technician (5212) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma CO-OP

Program Overview

This is a Co-operative Education Program. September and January Intakes are available for this program.

Looking for a fun and challenging career in the outdoors? Interested in learning a variety of recreational and wilderness-based skills? This is the program for you.

The natural, rugged wilderness of the Algoma Highlands and Lake Superior region make the Sault area an ideal location for studying parks and Adventure recreation. The area contains several provincial parks and Parks Canada facilities, conservation areas, municipal parks, and outdoor recreational facilities. Included in this list are several Michigan State parks and U. S. National parks and forests, all within a short drive of Sault College.... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
CDI College

If you're interested in entering the hospitality field, then you need practical, relevant training that will help you get hired. You can get there with the Hospitality Ma ... [+]

Hospitality professionals ensure every tourist has a special travel experience and creates memories that will last a lifetime. If you're interested in entering this rewarding field, then you need practical, relevant training that will help you get hired. You can get there with the Hospitality Management diploma program at CDI College.

In 43 weeks, you'll learn the essential skills and knowledge you need to work in the industry locally or abroad. Your courses will cover essential areas including front office management, food and beverage services, housekeeping management, and more.

During your five-week practicum placement, you'll get to apply what you've learned in the classroom in a real-world employment setting. Once you graduate, you'll be prepared for roles in a variety of areas including tourism, recreation, food and beverage services, and events.... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
43 weeks
Campus
Woolich Education

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study ... [+]

Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes

Forming the first year to the BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management or Global Business Management, the Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of one intensive study period of 6 months at the Woolich Education campus in Lucerne, Mauritius, and one practical paid industry training period of 4-6 months in the Swiss hospitality industry.

Woolich Education is a member of the Bénédict Mauritius group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Mauritius’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full and part-time students.... [-]

Mauritius Port Louis
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus