CSBM's Tourism Management program aims to understand the international tourism industry's managerial, decision-making, and leadership aspects. Globalization has taken down the barrier between countries. Travel, tourism, and hospitality are some of the world's largest industries. The World Tourism Organisation has estimated that around one in every ten jobs now depends on this fast-growing sector. Competition in this industry is fierce, and only the best quality providers will succeed.
Students must demonstrate interpersonal, self-study, research, and presentation skills throughout this program's entire qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage these skills to provide students with a solid foundation for further studies in the hospitality and tourism sectors. It is also designed to develop independent research skills, which will be required when working as a senior manager in the industry.
The CSBM Hospitality and Tourism Management Programmes, in conjunction with the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality, is widely recognized by universities as offering equivalency to degree-level study. CSBM graduates may gain direct entry to the final year (in some cases a second year) of various hospitality and tourism degree programs.
Entry Requirements: Minimum age, 18 years old; Full secondary education. NQF 3; Minimum of 2 A levels (no less than grade D) for UK applicants; English proficiency: PTE 51 (minimum: Listening 51, Reading 51, Speaking 51, Writing 51) or equivalent, IELTS 5.5 (minimum: Listening 5.5, Reading 5.5, Speaking 5.5, Writing 5.5) or equivalent, TOEFL 87 (minimum: Reading 22, Writing 21, Listening 21, Speaking 23) or equivalent; Mature students (over 21) are accepted, subject to professional references.
Pathways: Hotel Management. Work Experience Element – (optional 3 months Full-time or 6 months Part-time) o Option of Overseas work experience. Enter the Bachelor's Degree of your choice upon completion of the course.
In this industry, any employer will tell you it is not what is on your piece of paper that matters. How does a university course prepare you for tourism's hectic industry, where politics and natural disasters can make or break companies? Well, with your 6 months of experience before you even reach degree level, you will be a step ahead and more than confident in dealing with all situations thrown at you.