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  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

    Intake: January ,September

    Mode of study: Regular-Full Time, Blended and Open Learning
  • Machakos Institute of Technology Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  
    MODULES:

    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

    MODULE II
    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

    MODULE III
    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
  • Delhi College Delhi College, Nairobi  
    Duration: 104 weeks

    Language: English

    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
    • Ecotourism
    • Tourism marketing
    • Foreign language III
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies 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
    Ecotourism
    Tourism marketing
    Foreign language III

    Course duration: 24 months

    Exam body: KNEC

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

    Course details:
    Module I
    -Fundamental of tourism.
    -Information communication technology
    Communication
    -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
    -Ecotourism
    -French III
    -Tourism product development
    -Course specialization program

  • Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies, Nakuru  
    Module I
    Duration: 9 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 16,200
    Entry Requirements: C-
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    Module II
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 16,200
    Entry Requirements: Pass in Module I
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    Module III
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 16,200
    Entry Requirements: Pass in Module II
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online
  • Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology  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 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 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 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 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 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
  • The Co-operative University of Kenya The Co-operative University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees: KShs. 67,100 per year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE Aggregate grade “C-” (or any other qualification recognized by the University Senate)
  • Mahanaim College Mahanaim College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Eldoret National Polytechnic Eldoret National Polytechnic, Eldoret  
    Course requirements: K.C.S.E MG C-

    Course duration: 9 Terms

    Intake: JANUARY/MAY/SEPTEMBER

    Examination body: KNEC

  • The Nyeri National Polytechnic The Nyeri National Polytechnic, Nyeri  
    Entry requirements: Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

    Course duration: 3 Modules

    Examination body: KNEC


  • Kenya Coast National Polytechnic Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, Mombasa  
    Course requirements: C-

    Course duration: 3 Years

    Intake: JANUARY/MAY/SEPTEMBER

    Examination body: KNEC
  • Stedmak Hospitality Training College Stedmak Hospitality Training College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Program duration: 2 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Godoma Technical Training Institute Godoma Technical Training Institute, Kilifi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 3 years
  • Westford International Training College Westford International Training College, Nairobi  
    Course duration: 1 1/2 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intakes
    -January
    -April
    -July
    -October
  • Vision Empowerment Training Institute Vision Empowerment Training Institute, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Laikipia East Technical and Vocational College Laikipia East Technical and Vocational College, Laikipia  
    Entry Requirement: C- or Certificate in related field

    Duration: 3 modules

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Mahanaim Educational Institute Mahanaim Educational Institute, Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years

    Modules: 3

    Exam: KNEC

    Mode: Full Time
  • Emurua Dikirr Technical Training Institute Emurua Dikirr Technical Training Institute, Narok  
    Minimum KCSE Entry Requirements: C-

    Course Duration: 3 year

    Intakes: January and September
  • Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology, Thika  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 1/2 years
  • Kreston College Kreston College, Nairobi  
    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Course duration: 1 year
  • Fleming Technical Institute Fleming Technical Institute, Kajiado  
    Course Duration: 18 months

    Requirements: KCSE C- grade

    Examining Body: ICM
  • Masinga Institute of Professional Studies  Masinga Institute of Professional Studies , Thika  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 years
  • Eldoret Aviation Training Institute Eldoret Aviation Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years
  • Kabarak University Kabarak University, Kabarak  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Machakos Hospitality and Technical Institute Machakos Hospitality and Technical Institute, Machakos  
    Duration: 3 years

    Entry Grade: KSCE C-

    Certification: KNEC
  • EA Institute of Welding EA Institute of Welding, Athi River  
    Entry requirements: C-

    Course Duration: 6 semesters (18 Months)
  • Viteec Training Institute Viteec Training Institute, Kikuyu  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 18 months

    Exam Body: KNEC/ICM
  • Zyara School of Hospitality Zyara School of Hospitality, Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Exam Body: KNEC

    Duration: 3 modules
  • Eltop College Eltop College, Eldoret  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 5 terms

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Narok West Technical Training Institute Narok West Technical Training Institute, Keroka  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 3 terms

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • DOAN Education Institute (College) DOAN Education Institute (College), Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Topmax Training College Topmax Training College, Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute Mombasa Aviation Training Institute, Mombasa  
    Course duration: 6 months/module

    Examination body: KNEC
  • Starwan Technical Institute Starwan Technical Institute, Thika  
    Requirements: K.C.S.E C- Minus & above

    Duration: 8 Terms
  • KIPS College KIPS College, Nairobi  
    Dip in Tourism Management(Mod I-III)

    Duration: 6 months
  • Jodan College of Technology Jodan College of Technology, Thika  
    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- and above.
  • Nakuru College Nakuru College, Nakuru  
    Entry Requirement: C-

    Duration: 2 years
  • Atlas College of Professional Studies Atlas College of Professional Studies, Nairobi  
    Duration: 18 months

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Sigowet Technical Training Institute Sigowet Technical Training Institute, Kericho  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years
  • Baraton College Baraton College, Baraton  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Nishkam Saint Puran Singh Institute (NSPSI) Nishkam Saint Puran Singh Institute (NSPSI), Kericho  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Embu College Embu College, Embu  
    Entry Requirement: C-
    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Nairobi Industrial Institute Nairobi Industrial Institute, Komarock  
    Duration: 2 Years
    Exam Body: ICM
  • Technical University of Mombasa Technical University of Mombasa, Mombasa  
    Duration: 6 semesters




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