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Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

Students enrolled in this program earn a Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management. The program seeks to prepare students for leadership roles in the Travel and Tourism industry.

 

Aims and Objectives

 

The aims and objectives of the program are:

 

  • To provide students with the supervisory skills and competencies necessary to meet the needs of the ever demanding Travel and Tourism industry.
  • To develop students’ critical thinking and to refine their analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills.
  • To provide students with the skills needed to use a computerized reservation system.
  • To provide a broad understanding of the basic principles of management related to the Travel and Tourism Industry.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:

 

  1. Apply critical thinking and develop basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-   making skills.
  2. Gain supervisory skills and competencies necessary to meet the needs of the ever demanding Travel and Tourism Industry.
  3. Deliver quality service in a workplace environment.
  4. Operate a computerized reservation system.
  5. Choose a career path from a range of alternative options within the tourism enterprises and/or progress to higher level programs.

 

Credit Requirements

 

The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:

 

 

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

36

 

Business Core Requirements

36

 

Major Requirements

48

 

Total

120

 

 

 

COURSES OFFERED  

 

General Education Requirements         

 

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek II (6)          

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

MTH204 Statistics II (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)

[GER101 German Language (6)

&

GER201 German Language II (6)]                     

OR

[FRE101 French language (6)

&

FRE201 French Language II (6)]                        

 

Business Core Requirements              

 

ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC201 Financial Accounting II (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC102 Computers Applications (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MAR205 Public Relations (6)

MAR308 Strategic Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of  Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT402 Human Resource Management (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6) 

 

Major Requirements                          

                                               

30 credits from the following:

 

TOU101 Computerized Reservation System (6)

TOU102 Computerized Reservation System II (6)

TOU105 Travel Operations Management (6)

TOU110 Dimensions of Tourism (6)

TOU205 Tourism Planning and Development (6)

 

18 credits from the following:

        

HOT101 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (6)

HOT102 Front Office Operations (6)

HOT301 Hospitality Marketing (6)

HOT401 Hospitality Human Resource Management (6)

HOT402 Managing Quality Hospitality Services (6)

TOU103 Introduction to Leisure (6)

TOU104 Tourism Geography (6)

TOU111 Fares and Ticketing (6)          

TOU201 Special Interest Tourism (6)  

TOU206 Fares and Ticketing II (6)

TOU303 Fares and Ticketing III (6)

TOU402 Sustainable Tourism (6)

TOU404 eTourism (6)

 

The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.