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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management


The BSc. in Tourism Management degree is designed to educate students on the theories, principles, and practices of the tourism industry. The programme offers students the opportunity to understand the tourism industry regionally and internationally, and to utilize knowledge of the field to work effectively as a member of a group or independently. This three-year programme is structured so that first-year students are exposed to introductory courses in Economics, Communication, and a foreign language. In the second year, courses include Principles of Marketing, and Transport & Travel. In the final year, students are exposed to such courses as Event Management, Caribbean Tourism, and Destination Marketing. The internship, which is done within the tourism sector during the summer months, and the language requirements will provide students with a unique international experience as well as a competitive advantage when seeking employment in the industry. Students who take this major are qualified to commence a professional career in Tourism upon graduation. 

  • Listing ID: 5344
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Business and Management
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 04 Business Administration and Law- 041 Business Administration- 0413 Management and Administration
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: FULL TIME (3 Year Programme): Five CSEC subjects (General Proficiency Grades I-III) or GCE O\'Level/BGCSE subjects (Grades A-C) which must include English Language and Mathematics AND Two double Units CAPE subjects or 2 GCE A-Level subjects. PART TIME (4-Year Programme): Five CSEC subjects (General Proficiency Grades I-III) or GCE O\'Level / BGCSE subjects (Grades A-C) with compulsory English Language and Mathematics.
  • Number of Credits: 90
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