Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma – Hospitality

North Island College
Program overview
2 years
Diploma / certificate

Start dates
British Columbia
September 2023

British Columbia
January 2024

British Columbia
September 2024

British Columbia
January 2025
North Island College

About this program

Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma – Hospitality

Unique in BC, NIC’s Tourism and Hospitality Management diploma is fun, flexible and maximizes your options and opportunities. The program offers a solid foundation in business and applied skills, along with domestic and international field trips, a solid and far-reaching co-op program and semester-long international exchange opportunities.

In Hospitality, you will study international hotel management and develop the skills needed to understand the complexities of managing international hotel operations, identify global ownership and management models. You will learn how different values, attitudes and beliefs affect employees, clients and cultures. Courses in food and beverage management, entrepreneurship and special events management will enhance your skills and understanding of this dynamic sector. An international field trip to a top tourism destination gives you a behind- the-scenes understanding of hospitality management.

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Admission requirements

  1. C in English 12, IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent
  2. C in one of Applications of Math 11 or Foundations of Math 11; or B in one of Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or Workplace Math 11; or successful completion of MAT-033; or completion of Principles of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11, or assessment

In addition to above academic requirements, high school graduation requirement and English proficiency requirement apply to all international applicants.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Financial Accounting Fundamentals
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Effective Organizational Writing
  • The Tourism Industry
  • Accommodating Your Guest
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership & Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality - Year 1 Field Trip
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Mixology & Oenology

Year 2

  • Internal Controls
  • Conventions & Special Events Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Law & Ethics
  • Tourism & Hospitality Managerial Accounting OR Management Accounting
  • Tourism & Hospitality - Year 2 Field Trip
  • Service Management & Operations
  • International Hotel Management
  • Food Fundamentals & Service
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Plus one English course (3 credits) from the following:

Students who intend to pursue a University degree will select one course from the following:

  • Essay Writing & Critical Analysis
  • Essay Writing & Indigenous Perspectives

Students who do not intend to pursue a University degree can choose from the above two English courses, OR may choose one course from the following:

  • Reading Literature
  • Indigenous Literatures in Canada
  • Travel Writing
  • Advanced Communications and Professional Writing

Plus 1 Elective totaling 3 credits chosen from courses numbered 100 or higher that transfer to a B.C. degree-granting institution.

Co-op – mandatory for all students

Students must complete in the Fall term as a prerequisite to Co-operative Education Internship Work Term in the Spring. Co-op work terms must be completed between first and second term for full-time students and prior to the last course term for part-time students.

  • Co-operative Education Pre-Employment Seminar
  • Co-operative Education Internship Work Term

Scholarships & funding

North Island College offers scholarship opportunities to new students. For details please visit the institute website.


For more information regarding tuition fees, please visit the website.

Career paths

As a graduate you will be qualified for employment in all areas of the tourism and hospitality industry, including luxury hotels, ski and golf resorts, restaurants, tourism services and the travel trade. Some graduates have chosen to operate their own tourism business, while many others choose to work in small or large tourism organizations on Vancouver Island, Whistler, Vancouver and elsewhere in Canada. The possibilities are endless.

Tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industries offering a wide variety of career possibilities. It employs over 200,000 people in BC and, according to Statistics Canada, 354,000 job openings are predicted nationwide in the next 10 years. Over 65,000 of those openings are anticipated to be for supervisors and managers. So, whether you are just starting out, looking to advance your current situation, transferring yours skills from another industry or run your own businesses, NIC can put you on a path to a successful career.

We recognize that people are central to the success of every tourism business, and your interpersonal development while at NIC will be critical to your professional future. That’s why, throughout the program, employability skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership and public speaking are strongly emphasized, giving you a marketable advantage in the workplace.

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North Island College

Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, West Coast of Canada, North Island College is a small public college which offers many programs including certificates, diplomas, a degree in business, and post degree diplomas. Areas of study include university transfer in the...

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2300 Ryan Rd
V9N 8N6 Courtenay BC

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