Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management next start date Next start date: 8 February 2022
Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management study mode Study mode: Full-time
Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Full-time
Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management support Support: Fully supported
Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management learning type Learning type: Real-world learning

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Commerce and Law | Degree

A heros journey starts with one step. Take yours today. 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.

Our Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management is a unique degree for this sector. It provides you with a broad theoretical as well as a 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.

Intake:
Intake 1: 15 March 2021
Intake 2: 24 May 2021

More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAf).
Or
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
Or
• You should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
Or
• You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.

And

• You need at least 25 Eduvos points.
Pricing
Price:
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Annual Price Tier 2 R 78000 R 79400 R 79400
Monthly Price Tier 2 R 8421 R 8572 R 8572
 

Tier 1 Campuses: Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Vanderbijlpark

Tier 2 Campuses: Midrand, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Pretoria, Bedfordview, Durban

Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). 
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options
See the world every day.

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 and management
• Tour and travel operations
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Cape Town - Claremont, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay
Qualification structure
Year 1
Year 1

Students are introduced to the basic principles of Tourism Management.

• 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
Students develop an intermediate level of knowledge in Travel
and Tourism Management.
• 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
Students develop an advance level of knowledge and skills in the field of Tourism.
• 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
• Hospitality in Tourism
• Work Integrated Learning (WIL)