Diploma in Ecotourism & Hospitality Management - Chuka University | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year diploma has been designed to equip students with the relevant technical and professional knowledge required to effectively take up leadership and management positions in the ecotourism and hospitality industry. Taken on-campus at Chuka University, this programme provides unique and balanced training that combines theory and practical experience within the industry to ensure that graduates have excellent management and entrepreneurial skills to build successful and thriving careers. 

Are you keen to combine your passion of conservation and tourism skills with the satisfaction of knowing you are making a positive impact on the environment? Then this Diploma in Ecotourism and Hospitality management is the perfect starting point. If you want to have access to numerous career opportunities in one of Kenya's growing and most important industries and enjoy a higher-than-average salary, countless chances to travel, and incredible job satisfaction, then this diploma will give you the skills and knowledge required to enhance your value within this sector. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Develop the right skills, knowledge, and entrepreneurship attitude to run their own enterprises. 
  • Enhance the country's conservation efforts through nature-based tourism. 
  • Equip stakeholders with relevant education in conservation. 
  • Enhance their leadership and communication skills. 
  • Work well within a team, as well as individually, to achieve specific goals. 

Certification obtained

Diploma in Ecotourism and Hospitality Management 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for rewarding careers such as: 

  • Conservationist 
  • Head of Hospitality 
  • Environmental Consultant 
  • Eco-Tour Guide 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have either: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Grade of C (Plain)
  • A Certificate with a credit pass from an institution recognised by the University Senate or the equivalent 

How do I apply?

To apply for the course, students must: 

  • Download and fill out an application form 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide originals and copy of all transcripts, diplomas, or certificates (all originals will be returned) 
  • Provide one recent passport sized photograph (with student's name written on the reverse side) 
  • Submit a copy of the National ID card or Birth Certificate 

Payment options

The fee for this course is 35,000 KES per semester, which students can pay through:
  •  Bank Transfer 
  • Bank Deposit 
Additional Fees 

  • Registration: 1,000 KES (per year)
  • Library Use: 2,000 KES (per year)
  • Activity Fee: 1,000 KES (per year) 
  • Examination: 3,000 KES (per year) 
  • Material Development: 3,000 KES (per year) 
  • Caution Money: 2,000 KES (once) 
  • Student ID: 500 KES (once) 
  • University Student Union: 1,000 KES (once) 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Chuka University over the course of one year (2 semesters). 

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