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Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management CTH Level 3

About this course:

The Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management is a program consisting of practical and theoretical experience and an internship.

It is aimed at equipping learners with the knowledge and skills to succeed both academically and professionally in the world of hospitality and tourism. This is a foundational, entry level program designed especially for students with minimal work experience and limited academic qualifications. The learner should be aiming to develop their knowledge and skills with the desire to enter the hospitality and tourism sectors.

The purpose of the Foundation Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management is to:

  • Provide students with an understanding of the Hospitality & Tourism industry and of the key functions within the sector.
  • Provide for an effective academic progression route.
  • Enable students to gain credits towards higher education.
  • Enable students to develop higher level academic skills that can be applied in a vocational context.

The assessment methodology has been designed around a combination of exams, practical experience, assignments, papers, quizzes, and an internship. These methods will help ensure that students are progressing in a manner that prepares them to succeed in the workplace.

Program Structure:

Total duration = 1 year

Course List:

Essentials of Human Resources and Business Computing and Tourism and Hospitality

Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationship in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Essentials of Tourism and Hospitality Operations

Essential Study Skills


Pertinent Information:

Accreditation: The Awarding body is the Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) located in the United Kingdom. This program is also approved by the Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA).

Diploma Level:
CTH Level 3 (UK)

Cost: The program fee is fixed at Tuition Fee for international students: 3500 USD
Scholarship: 1000 USD
Exam Fee: 250 USD
Transportation fee from Airport to accommodation: 50 USD and at 95,000 MUR for Mauritian students. Students should note that there will be a CTH examination fee of $250 USD. Expenses, such as housing and living expenses, are not included in the price mentioned above.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum age: 16 years of age at the time of enrollment
  • English Competency: Students without English as a first language should provide an IELTS score of 5.0 or other proof of competency
  • Academic Background: Minimum academic achievement of "O"-Level or School Certificate (SC)

Admission Process: To apply, students must submit an application form, a copy of passport (or National Identity Card for Mauritians), and a copy of all previous school results.

*For more information about the costs, expenses, housing or other aspects, please email us at: admissions@tac.education

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