The purpose of the Higher Certificate in Tourism Management programme is to afford undergraduate students with quality education and skills that they are able to implement within the tourism sector. The graduate will have the appropriate knowledge to successfully bridge the gap of a quality workforce in the Tourism sector.

The programme provides greater career opportunities in entry level positions of different functional roles in the Tourism sector. On obtaining the Higher Certificate in Tourism Management, students should be able to obtain profitable employment throughout South Africa and consequently contribute positively towards the environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects of the tourism industry.

This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.



Completion of the Higher Certificate meets the minimum entry requirement for admission to an appropriate Advanced Certificate. A Higher Certificate may also allow access to an appropriate Bachelor’s degree.



Embark on a trajectory leading to positions such as:

  • Events Coordinator
  • Destination Marketing Officer
  • Guest Relations Officer
  • Accommodation Coordinator