Program name change for Summer 2020

This program was formerly titled “Hotel and Resort Management Post Baccalaureate Diploma.” Program and courses in the Global Hospitality and Tourism Management program remain unchanged. Program title change is effective for the Summer 2020 intake.

Students admitted into the Summer 2020 intake onwards will graduate under the new program name of Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Global Hospitality & Tourism Management. 

Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Global Hospitality & Tourism Management

Faculty of Global & Community Studies School of Tourism Management

Post Baccalaureate Diploma

2 year(s)

Program Highlights

Elevate your hospitality career and earn a Canadian academic credential while gaining valuable work experience in this competitive, dynamic, and growing industry.

This program is designed to develop the future managers and leaders in the global hospitality and tourism industries. You'll learn from award-winning faculty, training in key areas of Canadian and international tourism management, including revenue management, tourism planning and policy, service management, convention management, hotel operations, and cross-cultural tourism.

As part of this 16-month diploma, you'll participate in a 280-hour practicum (more information in Application Details), working in the hospitality area of your interest. Upon graduation, you may be eligible to apply for a three-year Post Graduate Work Permit.

  • Develop a strong foundation of knowledge in a wide array of hospitality and tourism management topics and issues;
  • Develop practical and employment-ready service management skills through service applications and a 280-hour hospitality practicum experience.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of national and global trends in the hospitality industry;
  • Apply leadership principles that contribute to the development of a team in resolving conflict and delivering customer service;
  • Analyze and apply sustainable business and revenue models to effectively and efficiently plan and lead a successful hospitality operation;
  • Exhibit proficiency with appropriate technologies to enhance the quality and delivery of hospitality services, products and guest experiences.


CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverSummerFull-Time
North VancouverFallFull-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

International Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$22,899 $1,987 $24,886
Year 2$8,712 $912 $9,624
Year 3$0 $0 $0
Year 4$0 $0 $0
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$31,611 $2,899 $34,510

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.

General Courses

Total credits: 27.00

CMNS 305Communication for International Learners3.00 credits
TOUR 307Tourism and Climate Change3.00 credits
TOUR 325Tourism Accounting3.00 credits
TOUR 326Advanced Topics in Cross-Cultural Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 335Strategic Management in Tourism3.00 credits
TOUR 371Applied Service Management in North America3.00 credits
TOUR 372Tourism and Hospitality Practicum6.00 credits
TOUR 423Tourism Planning and Policy3.00 credits


Specialized Courses

Total credits: 18.00


Total program credits: 45.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Oct 6, 2020 - May 12, 2021

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 5, 2021

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 23, 2021 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Jun 1, 2021 - Apr 5, 2022

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Mar 7, 2022

Fee Payment Deadline

May 2, 2022 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

Admission Notes


Additional Program Information


As part of this 16-month program, you will participate in a 280-hour practicum to gain real-world knowledge of the hospitality and tourism industry to elevate your career to the next level. This work-integrated learning experience will give you the opportunity to explore the field you would be interested to work in when you graduate.

We will offer support and guidance to help find a placement opportunity to pursue with our many British Columbian industry partners. Assisting you in preparing your resume, interview skills, and Canadian work ethic guidelines.

Career opportunities

The world's best hospitality and tourism experiences reflect the world-class leadership of its people. You have that leadership potential too. To realize it, the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management is for you.

Career opportunities may include leadership in resorts, hotels, restaurants and other tourism operations such as:

  • Event Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Hospitality Management 
  • Facility Management 
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Destination tourism policy/planning
  • Adventure tourism

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

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Have questions about this program?

School of Tourism Management

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