Bachelor's Degree in Tourism in Africa

Compare Bachelor Programs in Tourism in Africa 2017

Tourism

A Bachelor in Tourism Studies is an ideal way to join one of the world's fastest-growing industries: travel and hospitality. Bachelor programs in tourism usually focus on how to become an effective manager in either a hospitality setting or a tourism company. Tourism programs also emphasize areas such as promotions, market research, product development, and tourism planning. Additionally, students typically study the social, cultural and environmental aspects of tourism, to develop an understanding beyond the basic business concerns. There are no limits on where a bachelors in tourism can take you.

Africa has become a popular educational destination for students pursuing many different courses of study, including tourism. Bachelors in tourism programs are offered in many major cities, in multiple countries in Africa. Each country's programs usually resemble the educational system in its preceding colonial country. With its geographical, cultural, and ecological diversity, students from all over the world choose Africa as a destination for in-depth study of tourism.

Further information can be requested directly from schools in Africa. Contact these universities to find out more about Bachelor in tourism programs available in Africa, today!

Read More

Bachelor in International Hotel Management

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 France Bordeaux Turkey İstanbul Paraguay Asuncion Argentina Buenos Aires USA Los Angeles Mexico Mexico City Canada Quebec Salta Morocco Marrakech Mauritius Quatre Bornes Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Belgium Brussels Lyon Russia Kazan Switzerland Martigny Moscow Nîmes Paris Thailand Bangkok Tunisia Cité Montplaisir + 33 more

Today, the hospitality and tourism industry is cosmopolitan and globalized, and therefore scouts for trained and qualified personnel [+]

Bachelor in International Hotel Management 

Today, the hospitality and tourism industry is cosmopolitan and globalized, and therefore scouts for trained and qualified personnel. 

The Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management programme's objective is to train students for operational and administrative management positions. The programme combines cutting edge management science with traditional know-how in international hotel and restaurant management. Students are expected to participate actively in every phase of this highly internationalized and multicultural academic program, and course work is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings. ... [-]


Bachelor in Tourism Management

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2017 Netherlands Leeuwarden

The Tourism Management course at Stenden University of Applied Sciences has been ranked as the best Bachelor Programme in this subject in the Netherlands! [+]

If you enjoy exploring the world and dream of a challenging job in an international setting, then Tourism Management is the right study programme for you! The Tourism Management course at Stenden University of Applied Sciences has been ranked as the best Bachelor Programme in this subject in the Netherlands! The English-taught programme is a broad ranging business management course that teaches you not only how to run and manage a tourism business, but also how this important economic sector can be managed in a more sustainable manner. In the first year you are introduced to the multi-faceted tourism industry and the different sectors you may be working in in future. You follow subjects such as Business Economics, Management Skills, Marketing and others. In the second year you cover these topics into more depth and in the third year you complete an intense semester in strategic management and the specialisations (minors) of your choice. In the fourth year you take part in a 7-10 months internship at a company of your choice and round-off your studies with the Bachelor thesis. Throughout the four years you participate in fieldstrips all over Europe to gain first hand insights and translate your knowledge into practice. Depending on your educational background you may also be eligible for the Fast Track programme in Tourism Management which takes 3 year instead of 4 years. The minors you can choose from in the third year are (amongst others): Heritage Experience Management Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Community Based Tourism International Destination Branding Graduates from this programme have gone and worked as Sales Manager at a Tour Operator, City Marketer or started their own business. For more information about the Bachelor in Tourism Management, please submit an information request form and Stenden University will contact you with further information. For more information please also check our website: https://stenden.com/en/studies/tourism-management/ Admission requirements Academic Requirements Stenden University of Applied Sciences recognizes the following general international qualifications: International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma High School diploma from an accredited institution Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes plus two ‘A’ level passes Associate, Bachelor or Master Degree Some of our Bachelor programs demand additional entry requirements. You can find these on our website! Language Requirements All non-EER applicants are required to submit an English proficiency test with their application. Exceptions are made for students, who have had their preparatory education in a country where English is the official working and educational language. The language requirements for EER students are the same as for Dutch students. If your diploma is mentioned in this list the additional English language test is not required. Stenden University of Applied Sciences accepts three kinds of official language tests: IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English. Academic IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 for each skill). TOEFL 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based) and 80 (internet based). Original test results must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Stenden. The TOEFL institution code for Stenden is 9215. Cambridge ESOL score CAE-C. [-]

BTech in Tourism Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The aim of the BTech Tourism Management qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of tourism management principles. The student should be able to analyze and explain management decisions in the context of a tourism unit of company. This qualification prepares the graduate for any position in a tourism sector that requires the application of existing tourism practices in new contexts. [+]

Bachelors in Tourism in Africa 2017. The aim of the BTech in Tourism Management qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of tourism management principles. The student should be able to analyze and explain management decisions in the context of a tourism unit of company. This qualification prepares the graduate for any position in a tourism sector that requires the application of existing tourism practices in new contexts. Admission requirements A National Diploma (Tourism Management) or an equivalent qualification at NQF level 6 as determined by a Status Committee with an average of 60% in third year subjects. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied and due to space constraints. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban Durbanville Port Elizabeth Pretoria Randburg Midrand + 5 more

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is increasingly important to the global economy. Our Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management is a unique degree for this sector. It provides you with broad theoretical as well as comprehensive practical understanding of the core areas of tourism management and a strong foundation in commerce. [+]

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is increasingly important to the global economy. Our Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management is a unique degree for this sector. It provides you with broad theoretical as well as comprehensive practical understanding of the core areas of tourism management and a strong foundation in commerce. You will cover subject areas such as Business Management, Economics and Marketing and tourism-specific modules like Tourism Geography, Festivals and Events, Airfares and Ticketing, Destination Marketing and Global Distribution Systems. In addition, you will complete modules such as Business English, Computer Skills and an Introduction to Financial Accounting. Because of our programme’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in your third year. The success of our BCom (Tourism Management) degree lies in our excellent relationships in the tourism industry, our dedicated teaching staff, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, and our Technology Enhance Learning (TEL) environment. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate programmes. This blended approach ensures that you with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, self-discipline, collaborating in team situations, interacting with diverse groups of people and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. You attend lectures, small group sessions and workshops and in your second year you compile a business plan. Throughout the programme, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding via examinations, presentations, case studies, research projects and analysis of commercial issues. These application-based assessments ensure relevant industry experience and further prepare you for the world of work. YEAR 1 Business English Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Economics 1A Economics 1B Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Marketing 1 Quantitative Techniques Tourism Environment Tourism Geography YEAR 2 Business Law Business Management 2A Business Management 2B Human Resource Management 2A Employment Relations 1 Marketing 2A Marketing 2B Research Methodology Tourism: Festivals and Events Tourism: Planning and Development Transportation in Tourism YEAR 3 Airfares and Ticketing Business Ethics Business Management 3A Business Management 3B Destination Marketing Global Distribution Systems Marketing of Services Research Project Special Interest Tourism 3 Tourism Distribution Tourism Hospitality Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Endorsed by the Midrand Tourism Association. Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management graduate, are varied and include: Eco-tourism planning and management Event management Strategic tourism management Tour and travel operations Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]