BA Tourism Management


BA Tourism Management 


The BA Tourism Management programme offers nationally and internationally recognised modules that will enable you to become a tourism expert. The three-year programme will provide you with a solid foundation in the theory and practice of tourism management through the promotion of sustainable tourism development and management. It will also prepare you for a successful career in the tourism industry.

You will, among others, learn to:

  • Evaluate information pertaining to sustainable living patterns, environmental responsibility and conservation within the tourism industry;
  • Provide benefits to society and the economy by increasing self-employment, the ability to sustain micro-enterprises and the overall social and economic productivity;
  • Work effectively with others by sensitising target groups such as young people, the unemployed and community members to the need for improved community living in terms of raising standards and addressing issues of redress and democratisation; and
  • Demonstrate adequate knowledge and critical understanding of cultural and aesthetic sensitivity across a variety of social contexts.

To ensure a range of employment opportunities, you can choose between Development studies OR Communication modules that will expand your knowledge and skills over a period of three years.

Admission Requirements

  • APS of 22
  • English level 4 (50% or more)
  • Additional requirements may apply as per Faculty yearbook/calendar

Career opportunities

For more than a decade, we have produced graduates who have made their mark in the private and public sectors. Some are business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals, directors, managers and many more.


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BA in Tourism Management

[Qualification 1GBH02 M]

Postgraduate studies

  • BA Hons in Tourism Management
  • BA Hons in Tourism Management with Heritage & Cultural Tourism Management
  • MBA in Business Administration
  • PhD in Tourism Management

Please visit the postgraduate page for more info.