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  • Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management

    University : Makerere University Business School


    Cut off Points Government : Not Sponsored

    Cut off Points Private Day : to be updated

    Cut off Points Private Evening : Not listed

    Academic year : 2019/2020

    Intakes : August

    No of Years: 3

    Tution Ugandans: 1,046,250 UGX ( Per Semester )

    Tution Internationals: 808 USD (Per Semester )

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The Relevance (Why the course is being taught)

Justification

Tourism has become a major industry in the last decades. The study of Tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. Tourism is different from travel. In order for tourism to happen, there must be a displacement: an individual has to travel, using any type of means of transportation.

Key Objectives

1)  To enable students to Set up and run successful businesses in the Travel and Tourism sector

2)  Provide students with comprehensive managerial skills in the area of Travel and Tourism

3)  Present tools and techniques which can enable students to plan, design, and organize Travel and Tourism products the local and International markets.

4)  To equip students with knowledge and skills to enable them take up leadership functions in any area of Travel and Tourism business

5)  To give you a sound and extensive basis for the study of tourism and travel, by developing relevant knowledge, understanding tourism and travel and transferable skills.

6) To develop in students vision, leadership, strategic thinking and political awareness in order to develop the tourism and travel profession and its goals

7)  To provides you with a range of personal attributes relevant to the world beyond higher education, to enable you to engage in lifelong learning, to consider ethics and values, and to contribute to the wider community.

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Course Entry Requirements

Subjects for Admission


Essential Subjects (X3) [?]
Fine Art
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Mathematics
Economics
Christian Religious Education
Computer Studies
Clothing And Textiles
Geometrical And Building Drawing
Geometrical And Mechanical Drawing
Islamic Religious Education
Literature In English
WoodWork
Agriculture
Foods And Nutrition
Engineering Metalwork
Geography
Latin
Kiswahili
Entrepreneurship Education
German
Arabic
Subsidiary Mathematics
General Paper
French
History
Music

Relevant Subjects (X2) [?]
Fine Art
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Mathematics
Economics
Christian Religious Education
Computer Studies
Clothing And Textiles
Geometrical And Building Drawing
Geometrical And Mechanical Drawing
Islamic Religious Education
Literature In English
WoodWork
Agriculture
Foods And Nutrition
Engineering Metalwork
Geography
Latin
Kiswahili
Entrepreneurship Education
German
Arabic
Subsidiary Mathematics
General Paper
French
History
Music
Desirable Subjects (X1) [?]
Computer Studies
Subsidiary Mathematics
General Paper
Course Cut off Points

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Where Graduates Work

Graduates usually progress through the management structures of major leisure and tourism companies both locally and abroad. However, the programme also provides opportunities for those wishing to follow careers in particular specialist areas such as human resource management, marketing, finance, or operations management.

A key challenge facing the expanding tourism industry is the requirement for creative, able managers who can deal with the complexities of management. Career prospects with in the industry are excellent. At the end of this programme, the graduates will be able competently work in establishments such as;

  • Wildlife centres
  • Amusement parks
  • Theme parks
  • Entertainment centres such as zoos
  • National Parks and Game reserves
  • Cinemas
  • Attractions
  • Tour operators
  • Travel agencies
  • Resorts
  • Events management companies
  • Leisure centres
  • Functional roles in personnel , finance , marketing , research and consultancy
  • Graduate opportunities are available world-wide
  • More important graduates can also start up their own businesses

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