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Certificate III in Business (Tourism and Hospitality)


At the completion of this program, students should demonstrate basis knowledge and understanding of tourism and hospitality studies and be comfortable in utilizing the specialized language specific to the sector. In addition to this, the program will allow students to identify and develop the knowledge with regard to the various components of the tourism industry and how these work together for the benefit of the internal and external guests and customers in providing quality services. Furthermore, students are also expected to become cognizant of how the tourism and hospitality industry affect the local communities in terms of social, economic, environmental and cultural aspects. Students will also be able to identify and evaluate the current trends in the hospitality industry both at the national and international level, including an understanding of the various career opportunities therein. The program will also allow students to enhance their reading and writing skills as it relates to the hospitality and tourism sector, and be able to present the relevant data and information both in written and oral forms under various contexts.


Course Information:

Course Code



Tourism and Hospitality Department (HTD)

MNQF Level


Course Commencing1

Jan, May and September

No of Semesters



Main Campus (Male’) and Virtual Campus (YOUR HOME)

Credit Points


Duration (Months)

6 (15 weeks of study)

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Basic Education
  • Attainment of a Level 2 qualification

Alternative Criteria

  • 18 years of age
  • Ability to communicate in the language of instruction 

Modules Offered2

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Components of the Tourism Industry – Hospitality (Your Operating & Travel Retailing)

Visitor Attractions and Management

Determinants of Tourism Demand & Sustainable Tourism

Components of the Tourism Industry – Transportation

Socio and Cultural Impact of Tourism

Components of the Tourism Industry – Hospitality (Accommodation & F&B)

Environment and Economic Impact of Tourism


Course Fee: To pay in six installments (monthly before the 5th day of each month)


MVR 1,000 (one-time payment for all students)

First Payment3

On Campus – Virtual Campus

MVR 3,000 x 1 (1st payment)


MVR 2,000 X 5

1depends on the number of applicants.    2includes core and electives     31st payment of each semester


Student Finance Scheme

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