BSc. Hon. in Travel and Tourism Management is an Honours degree program and the aims to qualify the undergraduates to work independently on developing, planning, realizing and delivering experience-based services locally and internationally in Tourism organizations in performing leadership and managerial roles successfully in the competitive business environment.
Goals of the Degree Program
The student who has completed the BSc. Hon. TTM should be able to:
Explain and apply appropriate tourism theories and skills and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals and objectives
Function as a user advocate
Manage the organization resources of an individual or organization;
Anticipate the changing direction of the Tourism industry and evaluate and communicate the likely utility of new strategies to an individual or organization
Understand and, in some cases, contribute to the scientific, mathematical and theoretical foundations on which tourism sector is built on
Live and work as a contributing, well-rounded member of the society.
At the end of the second year first semester common programme(semester V), students will have the option to follow special degree programme (BSc. Hon. TTM) based on their performance, Once selected, students, have to enroll for additional courses from 300 and 400 levels to fulfill 120 credits including the industrial training and research projects.
This program provides graduates with special knowledge on:
Passenger Transport Operations
International Travel and Tourism
Ticketing and Travel Logistics
Inbound Tours and Tour Management
Candidates should have one of the following qualifications:
a) Those who have passed GCE A/L examination with three (S) passes in any Scheme OR
b) Any other qualification of comparable standing recognized by UGC of Sri Lanka such as Edxcel / Cambridge with three passes And
c) All candidates should process a good knowledge in English.
d) Candidate should also have attained the prescribed minimum standard at the aptitude test conducted by the SLTC.