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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Tourism Experience Management




What will I learn?


Acquire a foundation in tourism studies including tourism experience marketing, environmental issues, community and cultural issues, applied research methods, and product development and innovation. Explore tourism experience management topics such as understanding and influencing tourist behaviour, business strategy, small business management, information technology, and managing service operations in a global setting. Gain valuable field experience with a two-semester consulting assignment in a tourism-related organization.


Post-baccalaureate diplomas are for those seeking to complement their undergraduate studies with an additional specialization, for career advancement, for a career change, for professional development or in the pursuit of life-long learning.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism

Study options

Full Time (54 credit hours)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,080.00 (US$ 11,247) per year
CAN $1,885/course (CAN $628/credit); CAN $7,540/semester (12 credits/4 courses)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2023

Start date

Expected January 2023


Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops Campus,

805 TRU Way,


British Columbia (BC),

V2C 0C8, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Acceptable three or four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum B average (GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.33 or local equivalent) in the last 60 credits. English Language Requirements: A minimum TOEFL score of 587 with a TWE of 5.0 or higher (paper-based test), or minimum score of 94 with no section below 20 (IBT), or A minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with no band below 6.5).

For international students

An undergraduate degree from any discipline
English Language Proficiency:
Students who have completed their studies in a country where English is not an official language will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency. This can be achieved by meeting one of the following:

  • TOEFL minimum of 570 (paper-based with a TWE 4.5) or 88 (iBT) with no section below 20
  • IELTS Min overall score of 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0
  • MELAB with a minimum of 8
  • CAEL – Minimum overall score of 70 with no subtest below 60
  • Accuplacer
  • ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum grade of C+ in both

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Thompson Rivers University

Located in Canada, TRU offers international students a diverse, inclusive and empowering space to learn, live and thrive in.

  • Over 200 on-campus and online programs
  • Based in the interior of British Columbia, Canada
  • #1 nationally in the Canada Sustainable University Ranking
  • 95 percent student satisfaction with bachelor’s programs

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