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
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.
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.
Total program credits: 45.00
Jun 4, 2019 - Apr 7, 2020
Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts
Mar 9, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline
Apr 28, 2020 4:00 PM
Note: Dates are subject to change.
Completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution with a cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 2.0 or higher with preference given to students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on the final two years of study.
Students must produce evidence of their English Language Proficiency: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=540, internet=75, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=128, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.0 overall, and no one score less than 5.5 and a min score of 6.0 in writing, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=60, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=50, or Capilano University EAP 090 with a minimum B+ grade.
Letter of intent. Resume or experience summary.
For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar (pdf).
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.
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