Bachelor of Tourism Development and Management

General

Program Description

The purpose of the Bachelor of Tourism Development and Management is to provide graduates with information and skills within an inter-disciplinary tourism environment to be able to demonstrate evidence of independent cognitive and applied research skills. The students will be prepared to enter both the public and private tourism sectors as entry-level non-professionals. They will be able to utilize and apply critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques within a tourism development and management environment. Students will be able to demonstrate current and future tourism trends; apply marketing, financial and human resource management principles; demonstrate and understand how to plan, organize, lead and control entrepreneurial initiatives in tourism; and differentiate and apply different research methodologies within tourism settings. 

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 26 with Mathematics OR 28 with Mathematical Literacy 
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 3 (40%+)
  • Mathematical Literacy: 5 (60%+)

Career Opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Guide
  • Tour Operator
  • Event and Conference Organizer
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Leisure Activity Co-ordinator
  • Visa Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Academia

  • Teaching
  • Training and Lecturing
  • Transportation
  • Car Rental Agent
  • Development Consultant
  • Corporate Consulting
  • National, Provincial and Local Government Tourism Departments and Agencies
  • Technical Writer and Editor
  • Website Developer and Manager
  • Travel Blogger
  • Sales Coordinator and Manager 
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less