The Dubai Institute of Tourism (DCT), affiliated to the Department of Dubai Tourism and Business Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), one of the UK’s oldest and largest higher education institutions, announced a new route to Dubai. Access students from the Institute of Tourism.
Through the new path, students who have obtained the DCT Advanced Diploma and the required GPA will be able to continue and obtain a “supplementary degree” for LJMU students and obtain a highly recognized English BA (Honours) degree institution. These courses further strengthen DCT’s proposition to provide students with multiple pathways to success through a variety of world-class academic courses.
As a vocational college, DCT students have benefited from being able to obtain qualifications at every stage of the college’s education. Students start with a one-year certificate in their chosen field of study, including: tourism, events, hospitality, retail business or culinary arts. Students who want to continue their education and achieve the required GPA can continue to study the diploma program before entering the advanced diploma program for another year, which opens the way for obtaining a Bachelor of Event Management (Honours) and a Bachelor of International Tourism (Honours) degree. And Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Retail Business Management Course.
The accredited Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree will further prepare students for entry into Dubai’s tourism industry and contribute to the training of a new generation of skilled tourism professionals among Emirati and expatriates.
Essa Bin Hadher, General Manager of Dubai Institute of Tourism, Comment: “Dubai Institute of Tourism is pleased to officially launch this unique degree’top-up’ course, which will prepare students for entry into all areas of the tourism ecosystem. As the Institute is committed to providing students with an excellent educational experience, we are LJMU’s partnership will help strengthen our efforts to cultivate a skilled workforce and set higher standards for service consistency and professional excellence.”
Tim Nichol, Vice Chancellor of the School of Business Law, Liverpool John Moores University, Said: “We at LJMU are very pleased to be working with the college. A key element of this partnership is to coordinate the core principles of the two institutions, which is to provide high-quality, industry-focused projects-to meet local, national and international The needs of employers. We look forward to welcoming the first batch of DCT students to the LJMU community”
This pathway allows students with DCT Advanced Diploma qualifications to enter the final year of LJMU. The admission time for DCT is September 2021.For more information, please visit https://dct.ac.ae/.