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Global Tourism Management: Bachelor of Arts Degree


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Applications are submitted externally through the RRU website.

Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with RRU about the learning method.

  • Campuses
    Victoria

    Resources

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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Final 2 years of a 4-year degree
  • Tuition Estimate
    $18,350 Total (+ Ancillary Fees)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1,500 - $2000 Total
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out RRU's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted and reviewed year round. Space may be limited, so applicants are advised to apply at least 6 months before the program start date.  Application deadline is approximately three months before the program start date. Once your full application is received, you will find out if you have been accepted in 4-8 weeks.

Application Fee: $123.81

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic

  • completion of a two-year diploma (or 60 credits) in areas such as hospitality, tourism, business administration or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution, including at least 24 credits at the second-year level and a "B" grade point average
  • completion of an English composition course focused on academic writing and critical thinking is strongly recommended
  • A basic knowledge of accounting principles is also strongly recommended.

Non-Academic

  • at least 400 hours work experience, preferably in the tourism and hospitality related industry

Admission Advice

1. If you don't meet the formal academic requirements for admission, you can check out the Flexible Admission option. To be considered for flexible admission, you must normally provide:

  • a Personal Statement
  • a resume
  • at least two letters of reference
  • transcripts of any post-secondary credit courses and/or programs previously taken
  • proof of at least 5 years of mid/upper level work experience in the tourism/hospitality industry

2. If you do not have the recommended courses for admission (Accounting and English Composition), you can consider taking them through RRU's Continuing Studies


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy RRU's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

English is the primary language of instruction and communication in all domestic programs at Royal Roads University. As part of the application process, all candidates whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English speaking, listening, reading and writing by one of the following means:

Submission of an official English language proficiency score report which meets one of the following minimum* standards:

  • IELTS Academic: 6.5 or better with no single band score below 6.0.
  • TOEFL (IBT): 88 overall or better, with no section score below 20
  • PTE-A (Pearson Test of English - Academic): 60 overall, with no section less than 58
  • Graduation from a recognized diploma or degree program from a college or university at which English was the primary language of instruction in an English speaking country.
  • Complete the International Study Centre's undergraduate or pre-master's pathway program

An applicant who believes they are fully proficient in English may provide a written submission to the Admissions Office, demonstrating English proficiency through other means.  Please review our English Language Requirements - Waiver Process.

* Meeting minimum English language requirements does not guarantee admission. Year-three entry and some programs may require alternate levels of competency.

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

Applicants may be assessed for admission to Royal Roads University on the basis of their formal academic training and/or on the skills, knowledge and background developed outside traditional learning structures. This student-centred approach opens doors to higher learning for qualified candidates who otherwise might not meet traditional admission requirements, and thereby serves the needs of a diverse group of students.

Ideal candidates include self-directed and highly motivated people who demonstrate high levels of program-specific knowledge and skills and who possess strong interpersonal, research, and communication skills.

To learn more about our admission requirements, please click here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must normally meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. For complete details check here.

If you do not have the formal academic training to qualify for your desired program, you may also be admitted through Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process.

Out-of-Province

You must normally meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. For complete details check here.

If you do not have the formal academic training to qualify for your desired program, you may also be admitted through Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process.

BC Transfer Student

Royal Roads University has agreements with many educational institutions that enable students to make a smooth transition for completion of their degree studies. For details click here. You can also use BC Transfer Guide to search course transferability. 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Royal Roads University has agreements with many educational institutions that enable students to make a smooth transition for completion of their degree studies. For details check here.

Mature Student

Royal Roads University does not have a specific Mature Student admission category. However, Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process may serve the needs of mature students.

 

 

International Student

For details on admission for International Students click here, and for details about English language requirements click here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Flexible Admission

Applicants who do not have the formal academic education to qualify for admission may be assessed on the basis of both their formal education and their informal learning, in accordance with the Flexible Admission Policy at Royal Roads University. This includes applicants with a complex learning history and for whom documenting their learning is either difficult or complex.

Read more about Flexible Admission

How to Apply

All applicants, domestic, international, standard admission, and flexible admission follow the same application process. The online application form is filled out and the application fee is paid, followed by submission of the appropriate supporting documents. Follow this link to begin the application process.

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