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Diploma in Global Tourism Management

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The Diploma in Tourism Management aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the Tourism industry.

The course equips the students with the skills and knowledge in managing the Tourism industry with hospitality skills. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of both the front-end operations and back-end processes of the tourism business through a combination of classroom learning and Work Based Experience.

The Diploma course comprises six (6) subject units and a mandatory work based experience. The six (6) subject units are determined by the academy from the following list:

Course Subjects:

  • Customer Service
  • Service Marketing
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Tourism Planning
  • Basic Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • International Strategic Management
  • Business English

Qualification Award

Candidates who successfully complete all 7 units of this programme will be awarded;

Global Diploma by Global Academy of Hospitality and Management in Sari Lanka


Entry Requirements

  • GCE ‘O’ level – 3 passes
  • Grade 10
  • SPM – 3 passes
  • Chinese Senior High School Year 1
  • Students with equivalent foreign qualifications may be admitted provided they are proficient in the English Language, and possess
    1. IELTS 5.0 or equivalent qualifications (wef July 2016 intake) OR
    2. A Pass in English Placement Test determined by the College

Those who fail the English Placement Test will be required to successfully complete the EAP/ESL (Lower Intermediate) course conducted by college

Age Limit: 16 and above


Course Duration and Hours

6 months study + 6 months internship or project in Sri Lanka OR

3 months study in Sri Lanka + 4 months study in Singapore + 6 months internship in Singapore

* Internships in other countries are subject to approved by relevant visa issuing authorities

Total study: 360 Hours

Teacher-Student Ratio

Maximum teacher-student ratio is 1:30

Teaching Approach And Methods

The teaching approaches and methods adopted will be according to the requirement of the learning outcomes of each unit. These may include:

  • Brainstorming
  • Debates
  • Discussion
  • Group Work
  • Field Trips
  • Case Studies
  • Role Play and
  • Simulation



In-course assessments will be conducted. In-course assessments may include quizzes, class tests, class participation in question and answer sessions, oral presentation, unit assignments including assignment reports and demonstrations where relevant, valid and appropriate.