• 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

  1. Candidates must satisfy the minimum entry requirements of Kenyatta University for Diploma courses.
  2. Candidates must have a minimum of grade of C in KCSE examinations.
  3. Candidates must have done any two (2) of the following subjects at KCSE and passed with a minimum grade of C – (minus) in each: Biology/Biological Sciences; Geography/ History; Business Education/Computer Applications; English/Foreign Language
  4. Mean grade C-(minus) at KCSE with a Certificate in a field related to tourism from a recognized Institution and two (2) years of relevant experience.

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Unit Code and Title

Year One
HTM 021: Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
BTM 050: Introduction to Travel and Tour Operations
BTM 051: Communication Skills in Tourism
HTM 027: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
BTM 052: Customer Service
HTM 030: Principles of Management in Hospitality and Tourism
BTM 053: Introduction to the History of East Africa
BTM 054: Peoples and Culture of East Africa
BTM 055: Nature and Wildlife knowledge
HTM 033: Enterprise Development in Hospitality and Tourism
BTM 056: Tourism and the Environment
BTM 057: Introduction to Travel Geography

Year Two
HTM 035: Computer Applications in Hospitality and Tourism
BTM 058: Introduction to Research Methods in Tourism
BTM 059: Tour Operations Techniques
BTM 060: Travel Agency Techniques
BTM 061: Introduction to Statistics in Tourism
HTM 042: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Accounting
BTM 062: Introduction to Airfare and Ticketing
BTM 063: Tourism Planning and Development

BTM 064: Tourism Facilities Management
BTM 065: Tourism Service Quality Management
BTM 066: Tourism Project
BTM 067: Ecotourism

HTM 045: Industrial Attachment (Practicum) Outside Semester


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