Bachelor of Tourism Management

The overall purpose of Bachelor of Tourism programme is to develop through theoretical, practical and industrial training, graduates with positive attitudes, ethical values, professional knowledge, and managerial and entrepreneurs skills in tourism sphere. The graduates are expected to become tourism practitioners as managers, entrepreneurs, trainers, researchers and providers of advisory services. The graduates are also expected to impart positive socio-economic impacts at the state, regional, and international levels.

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Programme Availability
College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Host Department
Department of Tourism and Recreation
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
BTM 100    Introduction to Tourism                
BTM 101E    Introduction to English Language and Culture I                
BTM 101F
OR BTM 101S    Introduction to French Language and Culture I Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture I                
BTM 102    Tourism, Environment and Development                
BTM 107    English Composition                
BTM 111    Introduction to Animal Kingdom                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
FEC 101    Introduction to Economics                
BTM 103    Food and Beverages I                
DS 100    Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development                
MTH 104    General Mathematics I                
*SC100    Communication Skills I                
AEA 104    Introduction to Micro and Macro-Economics                
ENV 101    Fundamentals of Ecology and Ecosystems                
                
                
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
FBL 102    Fundamentals of Ecology                
BTM 104E    Introduction to English Language & Culture II                
BTM 104F OR
BTM 104S    Introduction to French Language and Culture II OR
Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture II                
BTM 106    First Aid and Disaster Management                
CIT 100    Computer Applications                
MTH 106    Introductory Statistics                
SUB TOTAL                
ELECTIVE COURSES
BTM 108    Economics of Tourism                
BTM 109    Health Management in Tourism                
BTM 110    Principles of Accounting and Finance                
EE 105    Principles of Administration and Management                
                
            

SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
BTM 200    Introduction to Tourism Marketing                
BTM 201    Tourism  Forecasting                
BTM 202    Business Law and Ethics for Tourism                
BTM 203    Tourism Policies and Legislation                
BTM 204    Socio-Cultural Systems of                
    Tourism                
BTM 205    Front Office Operations Procedures                
FEC 201    Resource Economics                
SUB TOTAL                
ELECTIVE COURSES
ENV 300    Waste Management                
RD 201    Introduction to Gender and Development                
BTM 206    Society, Culture and Leisure                
*SC100    Communication Skills I                
ENV 211    Occupational Health Hazards and Safety Practices                
                
                
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
BTM 207    Museums, Monuments and Heritage                
BTM 208    Conventions/Meetings Planning and Management                
BTM 209    Travel Agencies, Tours and Air Ticketing                
BTM 211    Community-Based Tourism                
BTM 212    Travel Laws and Insurance                
BTM 214    Business Communication Skills                
BTM 210    Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills                
BTM 216    Introduction to Animal Behaviour                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
ENV 306    Environmental Impact Assessment                
BTM 213    Food Production                
RD 202    Natural Resources Management and Development                
BTM 217    Introduction to Wildlife Ecology                
BTM 215F
OR BTM 215S    French for Tourists’ Needs OR
Spanish for Tourists’ Needs                
ENV 205    Land and Water Pollution and Control                
                
                

SEMESTER 5
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
BTM 300    Tour Guiding Techniques                
BTM 311    Research Project 1                
BTM 301    Transport and Travel Management                
BTM 303    Introduction to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems                
BTM 302    Resort and Leisure Management                
WLM 305    Biodiversity Conservation and Monitoring                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
FEC 304    Entrepreneurship Skills and Development                
BTM 304    Food and Beverages II                
*SC100    Communication Skills I                
FCS 301    Meal Planning and Management                
                    
                    
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 6
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
BTM 305    Travel and Tourism Geography                
BTM 306    Promotion of Tourist Attractions                
BTM 307    Computer Applications for Tourism Industry                
BTM 308    Human Resource Management                
WLM 309    Wildlife-Based Tourism and Eco-Tourism                
BTM 310    Management Information Systems                
BTM 312    Research Project II                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
BTM 309    Catering, Restaurant and Food Management                
BTM 313F OR BTM 313S    French for Guiding Tourists OR
Spanish for Guiding Tourists                
FEC 301    Principles of Administration and Management                
WLM 311    Automobile Operating Principles                
              

            
ASSESMENT

Admission for the Bachelor of Tourism Management requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Geography/Chemistry/Physics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Mathematics/Food and Nutrition/ Home Economics at A- level certificate.

Candidates with principal passes in Economics, Commerce or English/ French/Spanish also qualify as long as they have in addition a pass in Biology at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Tourism, Hotel Management, Catering, Nutrition, Home Economics, Agriculture, Education, Forestry, or Wildlife Management and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant subjects at O-level certificate. 

Tshs 1,263,000 per year

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.


Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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