Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Tourism Management in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Tourism Management(Tourism Management)
  • Major Subject: Tourism Management
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Tourism Management

  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Entry requirements

    (i) Candidates must have a minimum of grade of C in KCSE examinations.

    (ii) Candidates must have done any two (2) of the following subjects at KCSE and passed with a minimum grade of C – (minus) in each: Biology/Biological Sciences; Geography/ History; Business Education/Computer Applications; English/Foreign Language

    (iii) Admission shall also be granted to those who have scored a a mean grade C- at KCSE with a Certificate in a field related to tourism from a recognized Institution and two (2) years of relevant experience.

    Course duration: Two years

    Tuition fees

    (i) East Africans - Kshs. 52,000/- p.a.

    (ii) Non-East Africans - Kshs. 75,000/- p.a.

    (iii) Statutory fees - Kshs. 19,900/- p.a.

    Course content

    (i) Tourism Facilities Management

    (ii) Tourism Service Quality Management

    (iii) Tourism Project

    (iv) Ecotourism

    (v) Industrial Attachment (Practicum) Outside Semester

    (vi) Computer Applications in Hospitality and Tourism

    (vii) Introduction to Research Methods in Tourism

    (viii) Tour Operations Techniques

    (ix) Travel Agency Techniques

    (x) Introduction to Statistics in Tourism

    (xi) Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Accounting

    (xii) Introduction to Airfare and Ticketing

    (xiii) Tourism Planning and Development

    (xiv) Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

    (xv) Introduction to Travel and Tour Operations

    (xvi) Communication Skills in Tourism

    (xvii) Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Marketing

    (xviii) Customer Service

    (xix) Principles of Management in Hospitality and Tourism

    (xx) Introduction to the History of East Africa

    (xxi) Peoples and Culture of East Africa

    (xxii) Nature and Wildlife knowledge

    (xxiii) Enterprise Development in Hospitality and Tourism

    (xxiv) Tourism and the Environment

    (xxv) Introduction to Travel Geography
  •  Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  

    MODULE 1
    DTM 4901 Fundamentals of Tourism
    DTM 4902 Natural History of East African Flora and Fauna
    DTM 4903 Tour Guiding Techniques
    DTM 4904 Touristic History
    DTM 4905 Travel Operations and Customer Care
    DTM 4906 Communication Skills
    DTM 4907 Foreign Language
    DTM 4908 Information and Communication Technology
    DTM 4909 Entrepreneurship Education

    DTM 4910 Tour Operations
    DTM 4911 Travel Agency
    DTM 4912 Tourism Geography
    DTM 4913 Fundamentals of Hotel Operations
    DTM 4914 Foreign Language II
    DTM 4915 Tourism Accounting
    DTM 4916 Tourism Economics
    DTM 4917 Business Plan

    DTM 4918 Principals and Practices of Management
    DTM 4919 Tourism Policy and Planning
    DTM 4920 Tourism Product Development
    DTM 4921 Ecotourism
    DTM 4922 Tourism Marketing
    DTM 4923 Foreign Language III
    DTM 4924 Public Relations
    DTM 4925 Trade/ Research Project
  •  East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course Outline:

    Module I
    Fundamentals of tourism
    Natural history of East Africa flora and fauna
    Tour guiding techniques
    Touristic history
    Travel operations and customer care
    Communication skills
    Foreign language I
    Information communication technology
    Entrepreneurship education
    Life skills

    Module II
    Tour operations
    Travel agency
    Tourism geography
    Fundamentals of hotel operations
    Foreign language II
    Tourism accounting
    Tourism economics
    Business plan

    Module III
    Principles and practices of management
    Tourism policy and planning
    Tourism product development
    Tourism marketing
    Foreign language III

    Course duration: 24 months

    Exam body: KNEC

    Grade: C- and Above
  •  Coast Institute of Technology, Voi  
    Exam Body: KNEC

    Course details:
    Module I
    -Fundamental of tourism.
    -Information communication technology
    -Flora, Fauna and Tourism geography
    -Touristic History
    -French 1
    -Entrepreneurship project

    Module II
    -Tourism economics
    -Fundamental of hotel operation
    -Travel Agency
    -Tour operation
    -Tourism accounting
    -Public relation
    -French II

    Module III
    -Tourism marketing
    -Tourism policy and planning
    -Principles and practices of management
    -French III
    -Tourism product development
    -Course specialization program

  •  Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology , Nakuru  
    (a) Module I

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 terms

    (b) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module I

    Course duration: 2 terms

    (c) Module III

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module II

    Course duration: 2 terms

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Zetech University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE aggregate grade of C- (C Minus) with a D- in Either English or Kiswahili,
    -Minimum grade of D- in any of the following: Mathematics/ Business Studies/ Geography/ History/ CRE/ Computer Studies/ Agriculture/ Home Science
  •  Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 4 semesters

    Tuition fees: 30,000/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Minimum grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE level OR
    - A relevant Certificate from an accredited institution provided the candidate had a D+ (Plus) in KCSE
  •  University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. (Minimum Grade of C- at KCSE level with at least C- in English or Kiswahili; OR
    ii. ‘O’ level qualification with at least Division III OR
    iii. Any other certificate awarded by an institution recognized by University of Eldoret.
  •  Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    -Minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE level with at least D+ in English and Kiswahili OR
    -“A” Level Qualifications with at least a subsidiary pass OR Certificate awarded by a recognized exam body or institution of higher learning.
  •  University of Kabianga, Kericho  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Minimum grade of C (Plain) at KCSE Level with at least D+ in English/Kiswahili
    2. A-level qualifications with at least subsidiary pass or any other certificate awarded by University of Kabianga Senate or KNEC

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