Bachelor's Degree in Tourism in Africa

Compare Bachelor Programs in Tourism in Africa 2017

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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!

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BTech in Tourism Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 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 2018 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... [-]