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Welcome to the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management!


Dr. Joseph Njoroge (PhD)

We warmly welcome you to the Department of Tourism Management at Murang’a University of Technology. We pride ourselves on offering courses that are both academically rigorous and anchored in the real world, combined with our renowned Professional Training placements that give our students a head start in their careers. Here at the department of Tourism Management, all our teaching and research activities are under-pinned by the latest industry thinking.

The tourism industry has a unique power to affect positive change. In addition to the industry's global impact on the economy, tourism promotes understanding and acceptance by exposing individuals to new people and places and you get to have a front row seat. Tourism is promoted by cities, states and countries. There are individual attractions and comprehensive experiences, and it's up to professionals like you maintain the positive impact of tourism on the economy and on the surrounding environment.


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Department of Tourism Management

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Murang’a University of Technology

P.O. Box 75 – 10200,

Murang’a, Kenya

  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management is a four-year degree program that provides a solid foundation for the management of tourism businesses. The program provides the most up-to-date knowledge, innovations, technologies, and management techniques in the tourism industry. By the end of the program, you will be able to explain the complexity of the environmental, socio-cultural and global diversity as it affects the modern tourism industry. You will also integrate and implement business management principles, practices and ethics in occupational pursuits in the travel and tourism industry.

The program curriculum provides a healthy blend of theory and practice. Through case studies and research, students are introduced to current management issues with local, regional, national and international tourism businesses and organizations. Students are able to build their entrepreneurial and managerial skills for careers in travel and tourism industry.

Employment Opportunities are: Travel Agency services, Airport Services, Tourism Management, Leisure Resorts Operations, Wildlife Conservation, Development and Management, State funded Tourism Organizations.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements set out below must be regarded as minimum requirements which in no way directly entitles an applicant to a place in the University. The following requirements must be fulfilled: -

  1. A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with an average grade C+ (C Plus) or its equivalent passed from at least eight subjects as one sitting drawn from subject clusters as stipulated by the Kenya National Examinations Council.
  2. C (plain) in the following subject:
    • English/Kiswahili/
    • Mathematics/Physics
    • Biology/Chemistry
    • Geography/History & Government/Home Science/ Agriculture


          Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with a principal pass OR Diploma in Tourism Management OR Diploma in relevant field.

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