SLTDA
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

Education

UNIVERSITY OF COLOMBO
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Postgraduate Diploma Leading to Masters in Tourism Economics and Hotel Management

“Academic Recognition and Professional Excellence for Tourism and Hotel Management”


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This programme aims to provide an advanced theoretical, conceptual and analytical knowledge and skills in Tourism Economics and Hotel Management through an interactive and application-oriented approach. The course targets those with an intermediate knowledge of the disciplines who wish to deepen their knowledge and skills to meet the demands of professional and academic careers in the booming tourism and hospitality sector.

Medium: English


Duration:
Duration of the programme will be two years (part time), in which First-Year will be devoted to the Postgraduate Diploma and the Second Year will be allocated for the Masters. The entire program consists of two academic year calendars with four (4) semesters.

Postgraduate Diploma (Pg. DTEHM): One (01) year continue to,
Master Degree (MTEHM): Pg.DTEHM + One (01) year (total 2 years)

Admission Requirements:
(a).  The minimum academic entry qualification is a general degree from a recognized University in Sri Lanka.

OR

(b).  A Postgraduate Diploma or a professional qualification recognized by the University of Colombo as equivalent to a degree

OR

(c).  Three Year Management Diploma of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) with Two Year Industry Experience

OR

(d).  Four Year Management Diploma of Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) with One-Year Diploma Programme (non-graduate) in Travel and Tourism Economics and Hotel Management and Two Year Industry Experience

OR

(e).  Any other qualifications or experience which demonstrates that a candidate possesses appropriate knowledge and skills at degree level.

AND

Good working knowledge of English and the applicants must satisfy the University that they are sufficiently competent in the English language.

Application forms could be obtained either by sending a self addressed, stamped, 9”x4” envelope to the Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7, during 8.30 am.- 5.00 p.m. on week days and weekends or downloading it from http://www.cmb.ac.lk/academic/arts/econ/mtehm of the department website.

Closing Date: December each year

Course Fees:

Pg.Diploma Rs. 150,000.00*(Payment can be done in two instalments) - first year

Masters      Rs. 150,000.00*(Payment can be done in two instalments) - second year

*subject to change by the University of Colombo

For further enquiries please contact

Dr D.A.C. Suranga Silva
Coordinator of the Programme
Mobile: 0773518500, 071810821 or 0716060995
Office Telephone: (011) 2502722, 2582666, 2596889
Email: suranga@econ.cmb.ac.lk, drsuranga3@gmail.com
Fax: 2502722

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Diploma in Travel & Tourism Economics and Hotel Management (DTTEHM)

Pre Graduate Diploma

“A Pathway to University Education for Professionals in Travel and Tourism Industry”

A multi-disciplinary diploma designed to meet the increasing demand for multi-skilled travel and tourism professionals who are able to take responsibility for a wide range of complex industry processes by improving their knowledge through an interactive and application-oriented approach to face the challenges of the dynamic industry. The diploma provides practical and analytical competence in socio-economic, ecological, marketing, managerial, accounting, information technological and legal aspects of travel and tourism industry. The course targets those who are already engaged in the travel and tourism fields at different professional levels and also those who aspire careers in the industry.

Duration: One-year

Admission Requirements:
(a).  Have passed the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examinations or its equivalent. (Preference will be given to persons who possess adequate work experience).

OR

(b).  Have passed the G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) Examination or its equivalent and have sufficient practical experience in the industry .

AND

(c).  A good working knowledge of English

Medium of Instruction : English Language

Course Fees and Study Mode of the Diploma Programme:

Physical Classroom Teaching Mode: Rs.100, 000* (Payable in two instalments)
All lectures will be held in classrooms available at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.

*subject to change by the University of Colombo

Application Submitting Procedure:
Application forms could be obtained either by sending a self addressed, stamped, 9”x4” envelope to the Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7, during 8.30 am.- 5.00 p.m. on week days and weekends or downloading it from http://www.cmb.ac.lk/academic/arts/econ/dttehm of the department website.

Closing Date of Applications : January every year

For further enquiries please contact

Dr D.A.C. Suranga Silva
Coordinator of the Programme
Mobile: 0773518500, 071810821 or 0716060995
Office Telephone: (011) 2502722, 2582666, 2596889
Email: suranga@econ.cmb.ac.lk, drsuranga3@gmail.com
Fax: 2502722


Click here to Download the Application