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DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Introduction

The program explores various themes in environmental tourism such as the different approaches in managing environmental tourism and the practical applications of principles used in the industry. Environmental tourism course embraces the principles of natural and cultural heritage. It also includes the planning, development, and operations of environmental tourism for the well-being of local and indigenous communities.

Objective

The objective of our Diploma in Environmental Tourism Management (DETM) develops skills and knowledge to enable graduates to work professionally in the field of environmental tourism management. Graduates are expected to undertake lifelong learning and adapt to the changing environment to fulfill the demand of the industry.

Career Opportunities

Our Diploma programme prepared students for admission into the workforce as an officer, assistant managers, coordinator, and consultant in the tourism field. The opportunity also to provide major employment opportunities by providing a skill-based program for the purpose of pursuing undergraduate study in tourism or other related disciplines.

Entry Requirements

i. Pass SPM or its equivalent with at minimum THREE (3) subjects; OR
ii. Pass UEC in Grade B in 3 subjects; OR
iii. Pass O-Level or its equivalent with Grace C in 3 subjects; OR
iv. Pass Certificate in related field with CGPA of 2.00; OR
v. Completed or passes Skill Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 – Tourist Guide in a related field AND passed SPM with 1 credit or its equivalent; OR
vi. Any other equivalent qualification(s) recognized by the Malaysian Government.

Note: For International students, SMU3/SMA/SMK/MA with an average mark of 55 AND English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.

Duration

2.5 Years

Programme Structure

Year 1
Introduction to Tourism
Tourism Destination in Malaysia Solid Mechanics 1
Introduction to Tourism Marketing
Principle of Economic
Tourist Behavior
Ecology in Nature Tourism
Business Statistics
Issues in Tourism
Principles of Accounting
Introduction to IT
Introduction to Communication in Tourism
English for Academic Purposes
Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Bahasa Kebangsaan / Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan

Year 2
Nature Tourism Conservation
Principles of Management
Eco Tour Guiding
Sustainable Tourism & Environment
International Tourism
Tourism Entrepreneurship
Tourism Product Planning and Development
Event Management
Environment Impact Assessment
Principle of Plant Biology
Tourism Recreation Management
Earth Science
English for Social Purposes
English for Professional Purposes
Ekologi Pembangunan Lestari
Khidmat Masyarakat

Year 3
Industrial Training

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