Why should you join the MAPS Bachelor of Tourism Management?

  • MAPS qualifications offer the quickest route to completing your Bachelor’s degree and progressing onto Postgraduate qualifications.
  • Intakes every two months – flexibility to join whenever suits you.
  • Receive access to world class online library resources to help with your studies.
  • Affordable course fees with low monthly instalments.
  • Specifically designed for those in work – evening classes only.
  • High quality lecturers and course content – bringing relevant tourism management theories and concepts to life, alongside key workplace skills.
  • Fully approved by MQA as a Level 7 qualification.
  • Eligible students can access government funding to cover the majority of the course fees.

Course Description
The qualification provides learners with a broad understanding of tourism management functions and promotes the development of essential workplace skills demanded by employers. The qualification is suitable for individuals already in work or looking to start their career in Tourism or Hospitality Management-related job roles, and supports progression to management level roles on completion.

Awarding Body
The certificate for this course will be awarded by MAPS College.

MNQF Level
Level 7 Bachelor’s Degree (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 A’ Level passes (E or above)
  • 2 HSSC passes (C or above)
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification in a related field
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification in an unrelated field, AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program
  • 20 years old AND completion of the 10th year of School AND 2 years of work experience in a relevant field, AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program

Course Structure

  • Year 1 units:
    • Business Ethics
    • Academic, Presentation and Communication Skills
    • Introduction to Economics
    • Leadership and Teamworking
    • Sustainable Tourism
    • Principles of Hospitality
    • The Geography of Tourism
    • One Optional Unit
  • Year 2 units:
    • Critical Thinking
    • Civic Education
    • Business Law
    • Strategic Management
    • Event Management
    • Operations Management
    • Product and Service Development
    • One Optional Unit
  • Year 3 units:
    • Professional Development and Career Planning
    • Research Methods
    • Corporate Governance
    • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurial Mindset
    • Resort Operations Management
    • Future Trends in Tourism
    • Tourism Strategy and Planning
    • One Optional Unit

Duration: 3 years (shorter duration is possible for students who choose not to take breaks between each academic year)

Intakes: Every two months throughout the year.

Mode of Study: Face to Face (Male’ Campus) AND Online (students living outside Greater Male’)

Course Assessments
All subjects will be assessed by time constrained written examinations. Some subjects will also include assignments and presentations.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Pathway
Students who complete the MAPS Bachelor of Tourism Management may use it as a standalone qualification or apply to progress onto a range of local and international post-graduate qualifications, such as the University of Bedfordshire MBA on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete the application form, which can be submitted to the College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.