Royal Roads University
Victoria, BC, Canada
Global Tourism Management B.A
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Statement of Intent, Letters of Reference, Detailed CV, Academic transcripts
About The Program
About The University
IELTS 6.5 (6.5 minimum in writing and speaking, 6.0 minimum in listening and reading)
Minimimum Academic Requirement
English Proficiency Requirement
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There are a variety of scholarships and bursaries available to you as a Royal Roads student to help towards funding your education.
Royal Roads offers a variety of awards to our students. These are primarily awarded on a quarterly basis, but there's an extra competition or two that falls off cycle. While the University has a few high-valued awards, the majority of assistance is modest and allocated by competition.
Students are also encouraged to pursue scholarship and bursary offerings in the community. The university actively collect and display select opportunities for your convenience.
The Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management is a unique undergraduate program that carefully considers your needs as an international student or a Canadian citizen or permanent resident that has not yet achieved English fluency. The first two years are a combination of foundational, preparatory and academic courses to help equip you for success at Royal Roads University and in Canada! Your final two years are a combination of academic courses, filed trips, guest speakers, study abroad opportunities and more.
The University's cohort learning model will bring you together with inspired students from around the world where you will study together for the duration of your program, frequently forming a lifelong professional community.
The classes are small, averaging 35 students per class, allowing you to know your fellow students and your instructors to know you by name.
You will experience two 12-week internships during your 4-year program allowing you to apply and expand your knowledge.
The instructors have industry experience and insight so your learning is not just about theory – it’s also about real-world application.
INTERNATIONAL YEAR 1
International Year 1 is a combination of English-language, academic preparation and academic courses to provide you with the support you need to succeed. No matter which program you are in, you will study a common curriculum during your first year. Throughout this three semester foundational program you will build competencies in the areas of global citizenship, critical thinking, independent and inquiry-based learning, intercultural relationships, communication and social justice in order to prepare you for your future years of academic and professional success.
Small classes and individual instructor attention
Fieldtrips and innovative learning opportunities
Active engagement with Canadian society through Community Engagement and Service Learning (CESL 100)
Teaching and learning approaches that respond to the important requirements of graduates for 21st century careers: teamwork, communication, inquiry-based learning, technology
INTERNATIONAL YEAR 2
During your second year you will study introductory courses related to global tourism management that represent the foundational knowledge required to succeed in the third and fourth years. At the end of your second year you will participate in an internship, allowing you to apply and expand you tourism knowledge in a three-month professional work placement.
YEARS 3 AND 4
Your 3rd and 4th years consist of 4 semesters, a 3-month internship and are completed in 2 years. This program focuses on global tourism opportunities, trends and issues that will ensure you’ll have the tools and knowledge to advance your career in tourism and hospitality anywhere in the world. You will not only learn to use entrepreneurship, leadership, and management skills to contribute to community and business development, you will come away with a distinct competitive advantage.
About Royal Roads
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university.
The university understand the needs and aspirations of its students, and it created options to deliver an educational experience that fits a student's lifestyle. The cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
The university got a unique learning model – they call it “effective”
The programs offered at Royal Roads University provide learners with the tools and techniques required to be effective after graduation. Whether you’re looking for a new career or want to improve your standing, financially and professionally, within your current organization, the blended learning model of online courses and intensive, on-campus residencies lets you use what you learn, today.
The online learning model allows you to continue working while you complete your degree. The program begins with a short, on-campus residency that allows you to meet the rest of the learners in your cohort, followed by distance courses that deliver the theoretical and information-based material in the program. Moodle, the platform used for online learning, facilitates the delivery of learning materials while providing you with the ability to interact and engage with fellow students and professors. Learn more about Royal Roads' online learning process.
A sustainable future
At Royal Roads University, it is understood that environmental leadership is required and the university is proud that their students, faculty, and staff support this direction. Climate change is one of the most critical challenges of our time, and the university is focused on initiatives that support campus sustainability. Environmental sustainability is not only intrinsically linked to the teaching and research mandate, it’s a challenge that calls for the kind of interdisciplinary and collaborative problem-solving at which we excel.