BA TOURISM AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

Application status
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Open

Duration
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3 years

Study mode
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Full-time

Entry Requirements
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Completed 10 + 2, no prior subject knowledge required

Overview

BA Tourism and Event Management

Tourism has always been one of the most important and active sectors in the world. Post pandemic, there will likely be an increased demand for creative individuals who are also strategic thinkers and innovative problem-solvers in the tourism industry. The Bachelor’s programme at Garden City University is one way to be a part of the vibrant and lucrative tourism and event management culture. With an aim for holistic development, the students of GCU are trained to communicate effectively, work as part of international conventions, and portray excellence while working as a team. The programme encourages cultural exchange. Since India boasts of an extensive tourism sector, graduates can find themselves engaging with other tourists, ambassadors, and delegates from cultures across the world. As for employment, tourism job opportunities are plenty in both the private and public sectors. The BA programme at GCU keeps in touch with the trends that shape the tourism industry. This way, graduates of GCU have an upper hand when it comes to the job landscape as well as the skills required to fulfil their roles at a global standard. For individuals who seek a career path in engaging with people from different backgrounds, and organizing and managing events in different countries, getting a BA in Tourism and Event Management is a smart option.

Highlights

  • All core papers are related to travel, tourism and event management
  • Domestic and international study tour programmes
  • Foreign language included
  • Software training
  • Practical element in each course
  • Mandatory internship of 3 months

Entry Requirements

Completed 10 + 2, no prior subject knowledge required

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Fee structure for the Academic year 2022-23

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes

BATE

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

INR 25,000

5 Subsequent Instalments

INR 40,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes

BATE

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

$ 500

5 Subsequent Instalments

$ 600

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the students. (Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.1550/-, PG Programs: Rs.2250/-, Research Programs: Rs.5500/-, Diploma Programs: Rs.1850/-, Practical Examination + Viva Voce Charges (wherever applicable): Rs.750/-

Programme Prospects are as follows

The programme BA Tourism in Event Management opens up so much more opportunities for students. While the student attains knowledge on the working of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, they, at the same time attain knowledge on the intricacies of the workings of the event management industry. Students are provided knowledge on areas such as Principles of Event Management, Event Laws, Event Licenses, Event Operation, Event Marketing, Advertising, Sales of Events, Running of successful events, etc. Students also learn about Special Events and how to plan their operations. In each course, the students need to complete the practical elements, in order to successfully complete the programme.

Career Path

Students will be eligible to work in travel and tourism in companies such as travel agencies, tour operations, destination marketing companies, Government tourism boards, travel guides, travel related service companies, airlines, adventure tourism companies, NGOs, Rural tourism projects, disaster Management, Hospitality - hotels, F&B services. With a specialization in event management the students will be eligible to work in the areas of - event coordination, event planning, client services, technical operations, sales and marketing, events operations, special events operations, etc.

List of companies where Tourism students of GCU got placement opportunities:

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Students Speak

Why I Chose GCU

FAQ

Garden City University is a 28-year-old institution and INTERDISCIPLINARY in nature. The University has eight Schools under it offering courses from Diploma to Bachelor to Post graduation to PhD. The university has students from 81 different countries and every state and union territory in India. The University has the unique mix of Arts, Science and Management Education offered with Technology as the base. Be it Media studies, Life Sciences or Hotel Management, the emphasis is on practical education with the aid of technology tools to enhance learning and equip a student to work in the industry. Not to mention GCU has the credit of awarding graduation certification to 28 Colonels of the Indian Army attached to the Corps of Military Police.

The admission process is based on the courses offered at the UG and PG level.
The student goes online, fills the application with required details and files the same online for registering for the programme of choice. This will be accompanied by paying a registration fee as mentioned in the application form.
However, if the student needs any clarification, be it regarding the programme of choice or GCU as a University, entry criteria etc, the counsellors at the University are just a call away.
Once the registration process is completed, the admissions department shall communicate on further documents required and fee to be paid for the programme of choice.
Post the above process the student shall submit their original certificate to the registrar’s office for validation and verification. Once this process is completed the student gets enroled and an ID card is issued to the student. (Hostel formalities and transportation facilities are addressed in this page)
After enrolment the student shall voluntarily apply for GCU’s talent test which shall be the criteria for availing scholarship for the first year of study. Such talent test shall be conducted year on year to encourage studious students and also set the criteria for a UG student to be the most favoured student of choice for PG programmes.

The University runs its own hostels for boys and girls separately. The hostels are in the vicinity of the campus with automated entry and further secure measures. More details on the hostel, fees and terms and conditions may be availed from the admissions office.