DURATION: 4 Semesters


This course is designed to equip and develop students with the prerequisite conceptual and technical skills in planning and managing small and medium size travel and transport operations.


Basically a skill and conceptual acquisition, this course runs for two academic sessions. The first year teaches general knowledge required for the two areas or specialization that the course embraces and these have management and planning options.

During the second year, the students are required to register for additional six courses to the core courses chosen from their areas of specialization.  Also, they will be expected to observe three months of internship in the tourism industry and related organizations.


  1. 1. Professional certificate in Tourism Management from NIHOTOUR or any Management related course passed at lower credit from a recognized institute.
  2. 2. GCE/SSCE/NECO with four credits which must include passes in English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
  3. 3. Holders of professional qualifications in related discipline such as IATA/UFTAA Certificate, Advanced Airfare & Ticketing Course etc.


Transport function and system
Travel demand
Travel & transport Admin., Policy/Planning/legislation
Hospitality demand
Business Management and law
Research Methodology
Travel & transport  Law, insurance and logistics
Travel facilitation and care services
Transport economics
Transport policy analysis
Health & safety
Strategic mgt & corporate planning
e- transport & ICT App
GIS in transport
Environment and ecology
Financial accounting & Management
Citizenship education
Use of English
Air, land and marine transport ops
Human Org Behaviour & Resource Mgt
Marketing principles
Accommodation Management
Entrepreneurial studies
Research Methodology
Communication skills
Industrial relations
Transport logistic mgt
Travel/transport mgt project
Research method
Industrial Tours/case studies
Entrepreneurial Project
  • – Trainees go on industrial attachment upon completion of 2nd  semester for 12 weeks before commencement of fourth semester. The trainees have a work place log book to enter daily work activity engaged upon and supervised by both work place and NIHOTOUR Supervisor.
  • – Emphasis on practical exercises during lecture sessions is given top priority.
  • – Projects to be written are entrepreneurial and or administrative in nature.