KPT/JPT(R/345/6/0268) 12/17 MQA(A8439)
Conferred by Staffordshire University (UK), the BA (Hons) Tourism Management is an excellent British degree that is well-recognised in Malaysia and abroad. It opens doors to diverse job opportunities in the service, events, leisure and tourism industries. The well-structured programme combines academic rigour with practical learning exposure as well as business expertise with industry specific skills. It provides students with the opportunity to hone job-focused competencies such as critical thinking, problem-solving, report writing, presentation communication and strategic planning skills, inter-personal and leadership skills, cultural skills and quantitative abilities.
Employment opportunities in the tourism sector include travel agency and travel business management, tourism marketing and business development, tourism project management and research, tourism consultancy, resort management, ecotourism management and heritage management.
Coursework and / or examination
Duration of Study
Intakes are available in March, July and September for a duration of 6 semesters over 3 years totalling 120 to 121 Malaysian Qualifications Framework credits and fulfilling Staffordshire University’s curriculum structure of 360 credits.
The programme can be completed entirely at DISTED (3+0 option) or with one
or two years of study in the United Kingdom at Staffordshire University.
Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
All courses listed above are under the Staffordshire University curriculum structure and carries 15 credits except for those marked with * which are courses prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
Eligible for advanced standing into Level 5 of the degree programme. CGPA 2.0
STPM: NGMP 2.0 with Grade C in 2 subjects
A-Level: 2 passes
SACE International / HSC / AUSMAT: ATAR 50
UEC Grade B in 5 subjects
English Proficiency Requirements
SPM 1119 English: Credit
IELTS: Band 6
Pearson Test of English: 51
DISTED English Proficiency Test: 50%
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
At DISTED, students experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.
*Terms and conditions apply