Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism - Great Lakes University of Kisumu | Educartis

6 trimesters
On Campus


Course Overview

This diploma is carried out over the period of 6 semesters and is designed to provide students the practical skills and knowledge required in the world of hospitality and tourism. Taken on-campus at the Great Lakes University of Kisumu, this course focuses on key topics relevant to the industry including service management, home distribution management, customer service, and crisis management, to ensure that students graduate being capable of contributing effectively to their organisation and the industry as a whole. 

The hospitality industry and associated services is a huge and dynamic sector with excellent job prospects. Not only does this field come with its own unique rewards, but it will also provide you with a steady income, varied schedule, and countless of opportunities for travel and advancement. if you're looking to make a positive impact on the tourism industry, then this diploma course will provide you with the knowledge, discipline, and ethics that are highly valued throughout the industry. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Provide high quality customer service. 
  • Enhance their oral and written communication skills, as well as their leadership skills. 
  • Understand the importance of the hospitality and tourism industry to the Kenyan economy. 
  • Develop and use ideas and concepts learned on the course to venture into self-employment. 
  • Seek work in different institutions, including hotels, tour companies, NGOs, and more. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Hospitality Establishment’s Manager
  • Conservationist 
  • Institutions Manager
  • Entrepreneur


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A Minimum KSCE Mean Grade of C (Plain) or the equivalent. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an online application form. 
  • Provide copies of relevant academic certificates
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of 1000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through bank transfers or deposits using the following information: 

  • Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank
  • Account Name: Great Lakes University of Kisumu 
  • Account Number: 1117142876
Other Fees
Payable Once 
  • Application Fee: 1000 KES 
  • Registration Fee: 2000 KES 
  • Student Electronic ID Card: 500 KES
Payable per semester 
  • Library Fee: 5000 KES 
  • Examination Fee: 1200 KES 
  • Student Organisation Fee: 500 KES 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Great Lakes University of Kisumu, over the period of 6 semesters. Modes of delivery include: 

  • Full Time
  • Part Time 
  • Open Distance Learning

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