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Graduate Diploma in Tourism Development and Management

The Graduate Diploma in Tourism Development and Management (GDip TDM) which leads to the Master of Science in Tourism Development and Management (MSTDM) program are intended to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex processes of development and management of a globally competitive tourism industry.

Both programs aim to contribute to the creation of an improved tourism society regionally and globally where the development of tourism is planned and there is proper stewardship of the natural resources and preservation of the local culture.

The programs are designed primarily for persons who currently work in the tourism industry who are interested in augmenting their industrial experience with academic qualifications; those who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications who are interested in pursuing studies in tourism.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution of higher learning

2. At least one year work experience

3. Intellectual capacity and aptitude for advanced studies, as determined through an entrance exam and interviews by a Graduate Program Committee

4. Satisfaction of additional University requirements such as health clearance and other special admission requirements that may be imposed by the unit and/or the Graduate Program Committee

5. As per University policy foreign applicants whose medium of instruction in their previous degrees held is not English should have taken either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • For TOEFL, score of at least 500 in the paper-based, 173 in the computer-based or 61 in the internet based (IBT) test
  • For IELTS, score of at least 5.5 score in the exam

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

For the January 2018 intake (2nd Semester of AY 2017-2018), applicants should submit their application documents not later than October 27, 2017. Only complete applications will be received and processed.
The forms can be downloaded through the link below.

1. PSA Birth Certificate (photocopy upon application, original of PSA paper upon  admission)

2. Marriage Contract (photocopy upon application, original of PSA paper upon admission)

3. Official Transcript of Records or True Copy of Grades (photocopy upon application, original Transcript of Records upon admission)

4. Diploma (photocopy upon application, original upon admission)

5. Certificate of Employment/Contract of service or proof of previous employment or self-employment

6.Two (2) pcs. passport size photos

7.Two (2) completed recommendation letters from former or current employers, supervisors or professors. Each recommendation letter should be enclosed in a sealed envelope

8. Duly accomplished application form


SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Submit the required documents not later than October 27, 2017 either in person or through mail, addressed to:

THE GRADUATE COMMITTEE

c/o Office of the Institute Secretary, Asian Institute of Tourism

Room 8, Bonifacio Hall (SOLAIR), R.P. De Guzman Street,

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

 

For further queries, please contact Ms. Nina Domingo at Tel No. (02) 981-8500 loc. 2799 or email upaitois@yahoo.com