Academic Recognition and Professional Excellence for Tourism and Hotel Management
Sri Lanka Tourism is fast moving towards the pinnacle of world tourism. This industry’s prosperity and sustainability will be determined only through creative decision making, innovative management, effective marketing and responsible leaderships. This can only be achieved through new breeds of industry professionals and decision makers who combine their industry expertise with excellent academic vigor. Developing such caliber of professionals in tourism and hotel management is a national responsibility at the moment. Understanding this national requirement, the University of Colombo, the country’s pioneer higher education leader introduces this Masters / Postgraduate Diploma programme. The programmes are especially designed to sharpen the knowledge and skills essential for decision makers, policy designers, planners, researchers and hotel managers & marketers of the tourism industry. The programme is intended to provide an ideal platform for Sri Lanka Tourism to reach global excellence.
Duration of the programme will be of two years part time, in which the first year will be devoted to the Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Economics and Hotel Management (DTEHM) and the second year will be allocated for the Masters in Tourism Economics and Hotel Management (MTEHM) programme. The entire program covers two academic calendars of four (4) semesters
Duration for Postgraduate Diploma (Pg. DTEHM): one (01) year
Duration for Masters Degree (MTEHM) : Pg.DTEHM + one (01) year
Medium Of Instruction : English Language
Course Fees and Study Mode of the Diploma Programme:
Physical Classroom Teaching Mode: Rs.65, 000 (Payable in two instalments) All lectures will be held in classrooms available at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.
M-Learning Teaching Mode (Online Classroom Teaching Mode):
M-learning mode is offered by mobile technologies. This provides live and recorded lectures, multiple user interactive video conferencing features, slides, virtual smart boards, material upload facilities, content management facilities, and also SMS, email and offline messaging. The system perfectly portrays a classroom setting adding a complete interactive element to the learning experience.
The selected candidates for the above programme will be qualified to register for the DTTEHM (M-learning Mode) programme by adhering to one of the payment options given below.
1. Course fee with internet connection plus a dongle: Rs. 110,000 single payment or Rs. 55,000 payable in two instalments (Students will be eligible to register by payment of the first instalment).
2. Course fee with internet connection: Course fee with connection only and no dongle Rs. 86,500.
3. Course fee only (Online classroom based teaching mode) Rs. 84,600
For further enquiries please contact
Dr. D.A.C. Suranga Silva
Coordinator / Department of Economics
Mobile: 0718108210 or 0716250124
Office Telephone: (011) 2502722, 2582666, 2596889, 5355809