Advanced Post Graduate Diploma
Business-Hospitality Management

Program Overview (Program approved by PTIB)

The Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Business Hospitality Management program is designed to provide students with the most updated and in-depth knowledge and skills in the hospitality world as well as some business understanding, including core leadership and analytics training.

Upon completion of the Business Hospitality Management Post Graduate Diploma, graduates will be able to demonstrate deep understanding of hospitality management, practice efficient marketing and sale skills in hospitality segments, deal with human resource issues, practice marketing techniques, and writing and public speaking. Students will be able to gain work experience in hotels, airline companies, cruise ship companies, motels, recreational resorts, convention and catering firms, private inns or tour companies. Some may find jobs in the hospitality departments of public service organizations such as hospitals, colleges and universities.

Students in this program obtain the Food Safe and Serving it Right certification and can choose to take Business Analytics course at either Oxford or Harvard. This is a separate cost. Students that previously completed the Business Analytics course at Oxford and Harvard will be awarded credits towards the program.

The schedule and program end date are subject to change due to the student’s academic performance, course availability, academic breaks, additional electives, and study permit status.

Career Opportunities

Banquet Manager, Bar Staff, Catering Manager, Catering Sales Manager, Events Manager, Front Desk Associate, Guest Services Coordinator, Meeting Specialist, Public Relations Manager, Room Service Manager, Housekeeper Supervisor, Marketing Coordinator, Restaurant Manager.

Program Details

10 Months of Theory Courses – 10 Months of Work Experience

Theory Courses
    Tourism and Hospitality in BC (80 hours)
    Academic Writing II (80 hours)
    Public Speaking / Presentation Skills (80 hours)
    Hospitality Sales and Marketing (80 hours)
    Project Marketing – Advertising (80 hours)
    Managing Hospitality Human Resources (80 hours)
    Supervision in the Hospitality Industry (80 hours)
    Business Analytics (80 hours)
    Global Project Management (80 hours)
    Career Development (80 hours)
Work Experience (after theory courses completed)
    Co-op (780 hours)

Fee Structure

Fees (in CAD) Domestic Students International Students
Tuition $15,000 $18,000
Application Fee $250 $1,000
Assessment Fee $- $250
Administrative Fee $2,000 $2,000
Course Materials $150 $395
Textbook Fee $1,200 $600
Other Fees $- $300
All Items $18,600 $22,545

Tuition refunds are based on policy stated in the college’s enrolment agreement and bound by the Private Training Act Regulation.


  • Post-secondary graduation with at least a college diploma
  • Previous post-secondary credential or 6 months of work experience in the field of hospitality, tourism, restaurant or related industries
  • Proof of English proficiency through one of the following:
    • English 12 C+ or higher,
    • IELTS 6 (no band lower than 5.5)
    • TOEFL 60-78; or
    • PTE Academic ( Minimum 46 Overall); or
    • CLB 7; or
    • CAEL 50; or
    • CELPIP 7; or
    • Duolingo 95-100 (; or
    • PLC Entrance Test 63% or above
    • High school graduation from a curriculum where English is the language of instruction such as GCSE, WAEC or O Levels
    • For more information on language requirements where internationally-recognized tests and other equivalencies are accepted, please consult with our admissions staff.