Vancouver Island University

Tourism Studies

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Description:Interested in travel and love working with people? A career in tourism can open up the world to you. If you're seeking variety and a creative career with a human touch, you can join one of Canada's fastest growing industries as a tourism professional.

VIU's Tourism diploma program combines in-class instruction with hands-on paid co-op placements over two years. As a hospitality and tourism studies student, you will learn about sustainability, marketing, risk-management, diversity, and event-planning - providing you with the knowledge and expertise to seamlessly transition into a diverse range of careers available in the tourism industry.
URL:Tourism Studies at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,680

Approximate cost for books and supplies for one year: $1,600.00
Careers:Travel CounsellorsAirline Sales and Service AgentsHotel Front Desk Clerks

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 07, 2020