REGULATIONS FOR THE NUS DIPLOMA V IN TOURISM (2012)
1, ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be considered for admission to the Diploma in Tourism programme if that applicant:
a) Has an aggregate of 180% or better from English plus other best three subjects in the Samoa School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or equivalent; and achieved at least 50% in English
b) Is a mature entrant who:
i. is at least 20 years of age on 1st February of the year of admission, and has
ii. at least two years full time relevant work experience and/or training (for which references from past and current employers or trainers must be supplied).
Selection for admission to the programme from among eligible applicants shall be on the basis of:
• Performance in an interview which tests both oral and written skills both in English and Samoan, and
• Evidence of an interest in Tourism and Hospitality.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time (day classes only).
Not less than four semesters.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of fifteen courses: HJA102, HJA103, TCO111, TCO121, TCS108, TTS101, TTS102, TTS103, TTS104, TBS202, TTS201, TTS202, TTS203, TTS204, TWE201.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Three or four courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Diploma in Tourism a student must pass the fifteen courses specified in 4 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2012.