Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management is:

1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes

2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 Principal pass and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

3. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.

4. A Certificate from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Duration of the Program
The minimum period to complete the Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management is two years.

Year One Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DTHM 1101 Food Production I

30

90

75

5

DTHM 1102 Food and Beverage service

40

40

60

4

DTHM 1103 Tourism and Hospitality

45

30

60

4

DTHM 1104 Nutrition and hygiene

50

20

60

4

DTHM 1105 Principles of Accounts

35

20

45

3

DTHM 1106 Kiswahili Language

35

20

45

3

DTHM 1107 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DTHM 1108 Hotel and Tourism Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

265

400

465

31

Year One Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DTHM 1201 Food production II

30

90

75

5

DTHM 1202 Accommodation

45

60

75

5

DTHM 1203 Food Costing & Stores Management

50

20

60

4

DTHM 1204 Business Law

50

20

60

4

DTHM 1205 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DTHM 1206 Hotel and Tourism Project II

10

130

75

5

DTHM 1207 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

215

500

465

31

Year Two Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DTHM 2101 Airline Ticketing

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2102 Zoology & Botany for tourism

45

30

60

4

DTHM 2103 Park and Wild life

45

30

60

4

DTHM 2104 World Travel Geography

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2105 Travel agency and tour operation

45

60

75

5

DTHM 2106 Principles of Economics

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2107 Hotel and Tourism Software

20

50

45

3

DTHM 2108 Hotel and Tourism Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

315

360

495

33

Year Two Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DTHM 2201 Multinational Hotel Chains

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2202 Biodiversity

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2203 Customer Care

45

30

60

4

DTHM 2204 Business Kiswahili

40

40

60

4

DTHM 2205 Principles of Management

50

20

60

4

DTHM 2206 Hotel and Tourism Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

245

260

375

25

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management, a candidate must obtain 120 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 31
Year One Semester Two 31
Year Two Semester One 33
Year Two Semester Two 25
Total 120