Program Highlights

Learn about the tourism industry and gain key management skills to use in your new career with the Diploma in Tourism Management International program at Capilano University.

Join your instructors on field trips, gain knowledge from guest speakers and take part in a 280-hour practicum placement as part of your concentrated tourism training.

We don't just sit in a classroom here! Participate in hands-on activities and make lifelong friends with classmates who are coming to study in North Vancouver from around the world.

The Diploma in Tourism Management International program is specifically for international students who speak English as a Second Language.


CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallFull-Time
North VancouverSpringFull-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

International Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$22,344 $1,770 $24,114
Year 2$14,896 $1,266 $16,162
Year 3$0 $0 $0
Year 4$0 $0 $0
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$37,240 $3,036 $40,276

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Required Courses

Total credits: 51.00

Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
BADM 102Quantitative Methods3.00 credits
BADM 210Business Statistics3.00 credits
MATH 123Contemporary Mathematics3.00 credits
STAT 101Introduction to Statistics3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
CMNS 164Advanced Communication and Interactions for Tourism Management International Students3.00 credits
CMNS 185Presentation Skills for Public Speaking3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
TOUR 190Destination Canada3.00 credits
TOUR 191Tourism Destinations: IATA Areas 1 and 23.00 credits



Total credits: 9.00

Choose 9.00 credits from the following list:

Courses at the 100- or 200-level from the prefixes below:

RECOutdoor Recreation
SATOStudy Abroad - Tourism/OREC
TOURTourism Management
WLPWilderness Leadership


Total program credits: 60.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Oct 6, 2020 - Aug 3, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 5, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 24, 2021 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Feb 2, 2021 - Dec 7, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Nov 15, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 20, 2021 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the admissions requirements.
  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
    1. Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).

Apply to CapU


Have questions about this program?

School of Tourism Management

604 986 1911, ext. 7324

Student Information Services

604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
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