Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Why Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management?

Lead the hospitality team

Travel, tourism and hospitality are some of the world’s largest industries. It has been estimated by the World Tourism Organisation that around one job in ten now depends on this fast growing sector. These travelers expect high standards of service and facilities and it is only through organised and structured training that the industry can meet these expectations.

Enter one of the best paid and rapidly developing industries!

This Programme leads to become a Global Manager with international education coupled with exposure!

100% assured admission to Degrees in TOP overseas institutes with paid internships & option for Double Degrees

If you are a person who is aspiring for an international exposure and is eager to qualify from a TOP level institution with an aim to enter one the fastest growing sectors in the world –then this programme is for you. The students are offered a pre planned articulation platform admission to the 2nd year of Degree studies in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and or in Switzerland.
This unique PATHE Diploma is also complimented with an option to seen the CTH qualification which provides transfer options for more than 30 universities across the globe. The cost of CTH membership & examination fee will have to be paid separately.
PATHE ACADEMY is a pioneer in Hospitality and Tourism Management training since 2005. We have more than 600 students who have graduated through our hospitality programmes which include international students.

I completed the Diploma in Hospitality Management at PATHE and joined another institute for the Advanced Diploma.

I have had a really great experience when compared, at PATHE Academy, which made me to come back and enroll for the Postgraduate programme.

- Ibrahim Zameel, Present Student of another CTH College

I have always been passionate about the hospitality and tourism. With guidance from PATHE Academy lectures, I have managed to attain the right knowledge, understanding and the confidence to start my career in the hospitality industry.

- Chathu Bodaragama, Banquet Sales Executive - Kingsbury , Colombo

 Programme Delivery

The programme is classroom based. The delivery includes lectures, seminars, self studies, continuous assessments and project work. Once in 3 months there shall be foreign lecturers who will visit to deliver lectures from Australia, New Zealand ,Singapore or Switzerland from our partner universities or done via an online platform. PATHE ACADEMY students are offered a structured learning process, encompassing both the theoretical and practical aspects of the industry, integrating the various subjects, together with a clearly defined pattern of career development through progressive routes to higher education across the globe. There shall be industry study visits or industry integrated workshops within the programme.

Our Academic Team comprises more than 20 lecturers specialising in their relevant field in hospitality and tourism with an extensive lecturing experience. PATHE ACADEMY maintains lecturers with minimum qualifications such as MSc. level education and most are from a university lecturing background. We also invite prominent players from the industry as guest lecturers because we think it is vital for students to gather industry knowledge and gain exposure to opportunities from the very beginning.
Internship for this programme is optional


  • Principles of Marketing
  • Room Division Operations and Supervision
  • Food & Beverage Operations and Supervision
  • Customer Service Management
  • Global Tourism & Hospitality
  • Travel Agency and Tour Guide Operations
  • Financial Resources Management
  • Information Communication Technology
  • English for Communication

Total of 80 credit hours


Ten months to one year

Admission Criteria

  • GCE O/Level or Equivalent
  • PATHE Academy Foundation in Arts
  • All applicants should have a good command of English and be able to pass an aptitude test.

Further Education


2nd year admission to Griffith University Australia in Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management

  • Tourism Management
  • Hospitality Management

You can complement your studies with a second major in:

  • Event Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate and Property
  • Sport Management


Admission to 2nd year of Degree in Hospitality Management at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) New Zealand. Students will study the 2nd and 3rd year of the 3 year bachelors.


Admission to Higher Diploma in HTMi Singapore and thereafter options to transfer to

  1. Hotel and Tourism Management Institute -HTMi – Switzerland final year with double degree option with BA Degree in International Hotel and Events Management by HTMi & bachelor, BSc (Hons) Degree in International Hospitality Management by Ulster University.
  2. Final year Degree in NZMA in New Zealand. The Degree offered is HTMi BA Degree in International Hotel and Events Management

Singapore Higher Diploma offers a 6 months paid internship inbuilt within the one year programme


Admission to 2nd year of BA Degree in International Hotel and Events Management by HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute.
This programmes compliments with a Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Degree in International Hospitality Management by Ulster University.

Student Progression Guide

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CTH University Pathways

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Industry Recognition

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The Recognition

The programme is accredited by the Vocational Training Authority under the Ministry of Skills Development & Vocational Training. PATHE ACADEMY certifications are accredited worldwide by academic institutions and industries including the Maldives Accreditation Authority.

Industry Sectors for Employment
Cruise Ships Rooms Division
Research & Education Facilities Management
Government Policy Gaming Management
Environmental Management Hotels, Resorts & Motels
Travel Retailing & Marketing Sales & Marketing
Conference & Events Management Product & Equipment Suppliers
Tourism Authorities (National, State and Regional) Restaurants & Fast Food Outlets
Tour Guiding Human Resources
Food & Beverage Management Entertainment Industry
Airlines Training & Development
Front Office Special Events & Festivals
Clubs & Casinos Banquet & Catering Management
Theme Parks & Tourist Attractions

Payment Plan:

Enrollment Fees: Rs.60, 000/-
Course Fees: Rs. 790,000/-
Installment Scheme: Semester wise every 6 months RS.395, 000/-*2 semesters
Library Deposit: Rs.15, 000/-
Time Table: Weekdays 9am to 4pm (the class times and dates for some modules may change)
Next Intake Dates

  • 15th August 2016
  • 14th October 2016

Enroll for the Programme:

Deadline for applications are 2 weeks before the commencement date
To enroll you are required to come in person with 2 color photos, all educational and work experience documents and meet our Counselor Or chose the online enrollment option to pay by credit card or through bank

For further information contact the Course Coordinator +94720239735, +94720239730 ,+94728566566

Financial Assistance:

Visit financial assistance for scholarship schemes and loan schemes

Course Information
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  • Credit:80
  • Room:TBD
  • Days:Weekdays
  • Timings:9am to 4pm