Adventure Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Canada

Thompson Rivers University

Study in:Canada
Deadline: 1 May 2019


Gain a foundation of basic knowledge and skills for working in the field of tourism, as well as developing specialized knowledge and skills relevant to the area of study covered by the post-bac with the help of the Adventure Studies program at Thompson Rivers University.

The post-bacs in Adventure Studies at Thompson Rivers University are intended for those who are 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.In the first year, gain an overview of the industry; understanding of issues fundamental in tourism planning, marketing, and service provision; and an awareness of central issues related to tourism’s engagement with culture and the natural environment, as well as exploring the experiential dimensions of this phenomenon.

In the second, specialized year, master research skills; gain competencies relevant for creating, designing, operating, and evaluating events and festivals; and develop an understanding of an area of study within the larger tourism field and within contemporary culture.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Marketing and Customer Service
  • Research in Tourism
  • Adventure Activities
  • Adventure Operations
  • Business Applications for Eco and Adventure Tourism Management
  • Legal Liability and Risk Management for Eco and Adventure Businesses
  • The Culture of Adventure

Academic Requirements

Limited admission

  • An undergraduate degree from any discipline
  • English 1100 (C+ minimum) or equivalent

Detailed Program Facts

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