BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
The programme has particular emphasis on conservation and environmental sustainability and management which are important features of development strategies globally. It strives to equip students with skills that allow them to venture into their own businesses as employers, thereby contribute to diversification of the economy. The tourism management programme is ideal for aspirational people who have a flair for languages, creativity, conceptual thinking, commercial insight and who are service-minded.
The programme is designed in close consultation with employers. Teaching is based on broad emerging needs of the economy, which increases students’ responsiveness to various challenges. The programme gives students an in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry as well as addresses the skills needs of the sector in keys areas such as destination management, tourism research, cultural and natural resource management and quality service provision. The programme is a direct response to skills gaps identified by the Tourism Industry skills audit. The aim of the programme is to provide students with up to date, relevant, challenging curriculum that reflects the complex nature of the tourism environment in Botswana. The BA (Hons) in Tourism Management degree is globally benchmarked on curriculum that is offered by Botswana Accountancy College’s international partner: Univer-sity of Derby. The University’s is ranked within the top 10 for its training in tourism and hospitality sector.