Overview

Our Tourism Studies Associate Degree Programme aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the sales, advertising and marketing of travel products.  Students of the programme will be well equipped with the administrative skills to research, develop and promote tourism in specific destinations, localities and regions.

Duration

Applicants can pursue the Associate Degree in Tourism Studies:

Full Time: Two (2) Years or Part Time: Three (3) Years.

Each year is divided into three Semesters.

Career Opportunities

A degree in Tourism Studies prepares students with a wide range of business and career opportunities. Here are some possibilities:

  • Tourism Manager

  • Airlines & Hotel Marketing

  • Travel Writer

  • Blogger

  • Entrepreneur

  • Tour Operator/Guide

  • Tourism Information Officer

  • Research Analyst

  • Translator

  • Travel Agent

Internship

One of the best parts of getting your degree from THTI is the ability to fulfil your internship at any Sandals Resort anywhere in the Caribbean or at the Business and Hotel Management School in Luzern, Switzerland.

 

Students, also have the opportunity to fulfill their internship at several local hotels including Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Blue Waters Inn, Crown Point Beach Hotel and several others.

 

Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work.

 

Contact us for more info on internship opportunities

Course Outline

COURSE NAME

 

INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

 

ACCOMMODATIONS I

 

MATHEMATICS 

 

ENGLISH & COMMUNICATIONS

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

SANITATION, SAFETY & HYGIENE

 

COURSE NAME

 

THE TOURISM SYSTEM

 

ECO-TOURISM (Elective)

 

ACCOUNTS I

 

MARKETING I

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE

 

SPANISH 1

 

COURSE NAME

 

ACADEMIC WRITING

 

HOSPITALITY LAW

 

LIFE SKILLS

 

QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE

 
  
  

COURSE NAME

 

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MARKETING

 

RESORT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

TOURISM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

 

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

 

CARIBBEAN STUDIES

 
  

COURSE NAME

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

EVENTS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

 

HERITAGE TOURISM (Elective)

4

FRENCH 1

4

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

4

TOURISM PLANNING AND POLICY

 

COURSE NAME

 

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

 
  
  
  
  
  

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for our degree programme, ONE of the four following criteria must be met:

 

1.  Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:

  • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill

OR

  • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory)) at Grades I, II and Ill, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.

 

2. General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCE) Ordinary Level:

  • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C

OR

  • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.

 

3. Diploma or equivalent qualification providing evidence of successful completion of secondary level courses for international students.

OR

4. Successful completion of the THTI Pre-Qualifying Programme

Tuition & Fees

Full Time

 

Year

1

Year

2

Tuition Fee

(per semester)

$900

$900

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

Part Time

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Tuition Fee (per semester)

$620

$620

$620

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

$890

Click here to see a breakdown of annual fees.

Scholarships

The Associate Degree, Tourism Studies Programme is 100% GATE funded if eligibility requirements are met. Students with the intention of utilizing GATE funding must signify this upon admission.

While GATE covers 100% of Trinidad and Tobago citizens’ tuition, students are still responsible for annual student administrative fees.

Scholarships are also available for those pursuing full time studies

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