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CTH Pro-Graduate Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Course Code CTH-PDTH

Course Overview

This course is CTH’s ultimate undergraduate level award and has been expressly designed to provide equivalent learning to that provided by a British university bachelor’s degree programme in hospitality and tourism. Graduates of this course are able to convert their award into a recognised British university bachelor’s degree from Binary University or BPP University College simply by completing an additional dissertation.

The Chartered Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is one of the UK’s leading professional membership and awarding bodies for tourism and hospitality qualifications. Its mission is to develop and add value to careers in the tourism and hospitality industry all around the world. The CTH is endorsed by important industry figures and brands, including Tsogo Sun, Radisson Edwardian and Thistle hotels, the Dhaka Sheraton and many more.

The Chartered Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (ITH) is the Southern African cousin of the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) in the United Kingdom, established in 1982. The ITH is the CTH’s representative in southern Africa. In this role, the ITH accredits training providers and supports them in rolling out the CTH’s UK-registered qualifications. The ITH also handles student and assessment registration on the behalf of the CTH.

What you will learn

Mandatory subjects

  • Subject 1: Emerging Issues in the Tourism Industry
  • Subject 2: The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment

Plus, two optional subjects

  • Subject 3: Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Subject 4: Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Subject 5: Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Subject 6: Marketing Strategies for Hospitality and Tourism

What careers you can pursue 

Once you completed this course you will be able to secure a position at a relevant employer as a:

  • Food and beverage manager
  • Front-of-house manager
  • Banqueting manager
  • Travel agency manager
  • Tour operations manager
  • Training assistant manager
  • Sales manager
  • Event manager
  • Guest relations manager

What you need to enrol

Completed the CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or Tourism Management

How to enrol for this programme

Enrol with Triversita and register with the CTH as a student member (if you are a first time CTH student). Triversita will assist you in registering with the CTH.

How tuition will be delivered

  •  Full time starting February
  • Part time starting February and August

How long you will study

  • 12 months full time
  • 18 months part time

How much it will cost

Click here to download our Course Fee Schedule. The programme fees include the initial issue of study materials, postage expenses and examination fees. The programme fee excludes CTH student registration fees, replacement study materials and excursion costs.

How you will be assessed 

You will write one or two exams, depending on your electives, which is set and moderated by CTH in the UK and hand in assignments for the remaining subjects.

Accreditation of the programme 

This CTH qualification is not registered on the South African National Qualifications Framework but are registered in the United Kingdom on the Qualifications and Credit Framework under QCF 601/2082/4. Teaching at Triversita for this qualification is pending approval from the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality.

What certificate you will receive 

You will receive the CTH Level 6 Pro-Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH).

How you can further your career

You may progress to the CTH Postgraduate Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management and obtain the CTH Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Level 7. If you want to continue your studies, at university level you may gain access to a relevant university degree at a number of universities in the United Kingdom. A comprehensive list of these universities can be obtained via the CTH website at: