WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$430 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Tourism Management
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Forestry Wildlife and Tourism
Campus:Olmotonyi Campus
Application Deadline: October 2021
Programme Overview

The overall purpose of bachelor of tourism programme is to develop graduates with positive attitudes, ethical values, professional knowledge and skills for managing and promoting tourism industries: On successful completion of the programme, graduates are expected to have acquired knowledge and competencies to take up roles as public officials, entrepreneurs, trainers, researchers and providers of advisory services.

At the end of the programme, the successful Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding competences, skills and ability to:
– Understanding the nature, scope and impacts of modern touism and hospitality industries on the environment and development.
– Apply analytical and managerial skills for sustainable tourism practices and tourism resources management in multi-disciplinary environments.
– Plan, design and execute appropriate multi-and interdisciplinary approaches in tourism management.
– Understand alternative tourism related economic investments and marketing strategies for different business ventures in the tourism industry.
– Identify tourism resources/attractions for management and marketing purposes.
– Identify possible measures against challenges that threaten sustainability of tourism resources/attraction.
– Apply multi-disciplinary approaches to generate scientific approach in planning and managing tourism industry
– Evaluate different marketing approaches for tourism businesses.
– Plan, conduct, write and analyse tourism researches and tourism related publications and apply them in managing tourism industry.
– Effectively listen, speak and write foreign languages (English, French and Spanish) and apply them in managing tourism industry.
– Apply the principles of sustainable tourism and hospitality management in managing tourism activities and programmes.
– Identify and mitigate tourism resource management related problems
– Promote and market tourism resource management related problems
– Transform tourism industry to be a vehicle for establishing sustainable livelihoods by deploying different approaches in managing activities and programmes.



– Introduction to Tourism
– Introduction to English Language and Culture I
– Introduction to French Language and Culture I Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture
– Tourism, Environment and Development
– English Composition
– Introduction to Animal Kingdom

– Introduction to Economics
– Food and Beverages I
– Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development
– General Mathematics I
– Communication Skills I
– Introduction to Micro and Macro-Economics
– Fundamentals of Ecology and Ecosystems
* Audit Course

– Fundamentals of Ecology
– Introduction to English Language & Culture II
– Introduction to French Language and Culture II OR
– Introduction to Spanish Language and Culture II
– First Aid and Disaster Management
– Computer Applications
– Introductory Statistics

– Economics of Tourism
– Health Management in Tourism
– Principles of Accounting and Finance
– Principles of Administration and Management

– Introduction to Tourism Marketing
– Tourism  Forecasting
– Business Law and Ethics for Tourism
– Tourism Policies and Legislation
– Socio-Cultural Systems of Tourism
– Front Office Operations Procedures
– Resource Economics

– Waste Management
– Introduction to Gender and Development
– Society, Culture and Leisure
– Communication Skills I
– Occupational Health Hazards and Safety Practices
* Audit Course

– Museums, Monuments and Heritage
– Conventions/Meetings Planning and Management
– Travel Agencies, Tours and Air Ticketing
–  Community-Based Tourism
– Travel Laws and Insurance
– Business Communication Skills
– Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills
– Introduction to Animal Behaviour

– Environmental Impact Assessment
– Food Production
– Natural Resources Management and Development
– Introduction to Wildlife Ecology
– French for Tourists’ Needs OR Spanish for Tourists’ Needs
– Land and Water Pollution and Control

– Tour Guiding Techniques
– Research Project 1
– Transport and Travel Management
– Introduction to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems
– Resort and Leisure Management
– Biodiversity Conservation and Monitoring

– Entrepreneurship Skills and Development
– Food and Beverages II
– Communication Skills I
– Meal Planning and Management
* Audit Course

– Travel and Tourism Geography
– Promotion of Tourist Attractions
– Computer Applications for Tourism Industry
– Human Resource Management
– Wildlife-Based Tourism and Eco-Tourism
– Management Information Systems
– Research Project II

– Catering, Restaurant and Food Management
– French for Guiding Tourists OR
– Spanish for Guiding Tourists
– Principles of Administration and Management
– Automobile Operating Principles

Admission Requirements

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. 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 CSEE 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 O-level certificate or its equivalent with THREE credits or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $30

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Tourism Management include:
– Events Manager
– Guest Relations Manager
– Hotel Manager
– Tour Group Operator
– Tourism Marketing Manager
– Tourist Information Centre Manager
– Travel Agency Manager

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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $430
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,987

Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,000,000 TZS
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 6,943,500 TZS

International Students pay more than the local students. Their fees are displayed in US Dollars (3,000 USD)

Relevant Contact

Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries
Agnes Anthony Sirima
Head, Department of Tourism and Recreation