Tourism Management is a study programme which prepares students to work in the dynamic tourism industry in sectors like travel and tourism. The course will give you the knowledge and understanding of how tourism businesses operate, how tourists behave and what impact tourism has on countries, cultures and the environment. It also helps to develop a wide range of skills that can be applied to a variety of managerial and entrepreneurial roles in the expanding tourism industry. The programme particularly emphasizes the cultural and political aspects of tourism, its special models in different societies and its impact on the regional and global economy. It also prepares students to plan a wide range of tourism activities and manage tourist products considering existing circumstances and conditions.
The program takes 4 semesters 2 years and upon completion a student must under go paramilitary training and 3 months internship in any tourism facility.
Candidates for admission will be required to possess:
- One principal pass and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting and 5 passes at ‘O’ level obtained at the same sitting or
- Certificate in tourism obtained from a recognized Institution or examination board.
- Any other qualification considered by the admission board of Hotel and Tourism Institutes as equivalent to ‘A’ level.
For more information please/ contact :
The Office of the Academic Registrar,
Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute,
P. O. BOX 444 Jinja, Uganda.
Tel: +256-434-121954, +256- 392-846885