Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management - Chuka University | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year diploma has been designed to provide students with a firm base as they begin their journey into the exciting world of Tourism and Hotel Management. Taken on-campus at Chuka University, this course uses both theoretical learning and practical exercises to introduce trainees to themes relevant to the industry, including service quality management, customer service, food and beverage, and crisis management, to ensure that students have the tools, skills, and confidence to take up entry-level, and progress to leadership positions, within the industry. 

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 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 quality services to customers in this industry. 
  • Develop and use ideas, concepts, and skills to venture into the hotel business for self-employment 
  • Apply sustainable principles to the different sectors of tourism.
  • Identify and report on growing trends within major hospitality based companies.
  • Enhance their oral and written communication skills, as well as their leadership skills. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management

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 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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