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 Tourism Management
SchoolCapilano University
LocationNorth Vancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 12,700
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12). Applicants are also required to have English Studies 12 (C), English 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or EDT (ENGL 100-level placement); and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass) or BTEC 115 (B-).
International: $20,797

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.
DescriptionPeople working in tourism are skilled professionals in the business of facilitating travel. The Tourism Management degree is your best competitive advantage in this dynamic industry.A degree in tourism management broadens your understanding of the global issues, impacts and challenges facing the tourism industry and prepares you to be effective in complex situations. Courses emphasize sustainability, community engagement, global consciousness and experiential learning with options to earn concentrations in hotel and resort management or adventure.

With over 1 billion international travellers each year, tourism is a global economic driver. In addition, 1 in every 11 jobs in Canada is directly attributed to tourism and in BC contributes more than $17 billion to the economy. We encourage students to take advantage of international exchanges through a field school, a study abroad semester with one of our global partner institutions (usually in the third year) or our academic exchange that includes a work term at Walt Disney World.

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