Course Details

Diploma in Tourism Management

Southern University College




  • Description

    The Diploma in Tourism Management is distinctively designed to meet the exponential rising needs of tourism and related industries such as travel companies, tour operators, airlines event management companies, recreation companies, and cruise ships.

    An optimum blend of theory, practice and industrial training offered by Southern University College geared students with both conceptual and analytical skills relevant to the tourism and hotel management industry. Moreover, a broad understanding of key business, tourism and hospitality concepts benefits students in terms of developing intellectual skills which are needed to cope with today’s complex and dynamic tourism and hospitality environment. The curriculum integrates the development of professional skills, values and ethics to enable graduates to function as competent professionals with integrity throughout their careers.

    Field of Study

    Hospitality & Tourism

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 37,500 (USD 9,000)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February, May, September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    3 credits

  • UEC

    Grade B in 3 subjects


    3 credits

  • Certificate

    Obtain a Certificate in a related field.

  • Others

    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

  • English Requirements

    IELTS: 4.0
    MUET: Band 2

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure
    Compulsory Subjects

    Financial Accounting I 

    Fundamentals of Marketing 

    Computer Applications 

    Fundamentals of Management Microeconomics

    Core Subjects

    Introduction to Tourism and Travel Industry 

    Travel Agency Operations

    Local Tour Planning Operations International Tour Planning Operations

    Tourism Destination Planning and Development 

    Travel Ticketing

    Managing Guest Experience

    Food and Culture in Tourism and Hospitality Industry 

    Ecotourism and Hospitality

    Geography for Tourism and Travel Transportation for Tourists 

    Computer Reservation Systems

    Introduction to MICE Events Management

    Introduction to Leisure and Recreation

    Tourism Promotion and Marketing

    International Tourism Business

    Entrepreneurship for Tourism

    Elective Subjects

    Foundation English 

    Business Communication

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 37,500 (USD 9,000)

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