• The School of Hospitality and Tourism was awarded Ecowarrior Award 2nd runners-up position county-wide by the Ecotourism Kenya on the 27th September 2017 at the Radison Blue Hotel.

  • Tree Planting at Karura Forest by members of staff

  • From right Patrick is Marekia of Panari Hotel, Dr Alice Ondigi, the Dean School of Hospitality and Tourism- Kenyatta University; Muriithi Ndegwa, the Managing Director of Kenya Tourism Board, and Judy Kephar, the founder of Sustainable travel and Tourism Agenda.

  • Hospitality and Tourism Students following the proceedings of the Seminar and Kenyatta University Conference Centre.


Entry Requirements

Candidates with a Higher National Diploma (HND) of at least Credit I or equivalent from a recognised Institution with a minimum of two (2) years post-graduation work experience in hospitality or tourism related field.  Candidates with a Credit II or equivalent from a recognised Institution and a minimum of five (5) years post-graduation work experience in a hospitality or tourism related field may be considered for the programme.

Credit Waivers

No credit waivers shall be offered for the Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Duration of Study
The programme shall consist of twelve (12) units to be taken in a minimum of two (2) semesters/sessions

Mode of Study
The programme is available under the following modes of study at our Nairobi Campus: Full time and, where applicable, the programme shall be offered in block release mode where participants will have to be released from work by their employers for a continuous period of time in order to undertake their studies. The block release mode will only be offered to those Institutions or organizations with a previously negotiated and Senate approved Memorandum of Agreement with Kenyatta University.

Programme Structure

HTM701: Marketing Management in Hospitality & Tourism
HTM702: Introduction to Research Methods in Hospitality & Tourism
HTM703: Hazard Analysis in Food and Beverage Management
HTM704: Project Management in Hospitality & Tourism
HTM705: Management Finance in Hospitality and Tourism II
HTM706: Project (over 2 semesters)
HTM707: Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Management
HTM708: Public Relations & Resource Mobilization in Hospitality & Tourism Management
HTM709: Internal Controls in Hospitality Operations
HTM710: Sustainable Tourism Management
HTM711: Trends in Food and Beverage Operations
HTM712: Tourism Products and Destination Management


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