Program at a glance
Co-op / internship
Open to International
Area of study
2 years full-time
Manage fine hotels and restaurants
Start in September, January or May
With your applied skills and a global perspective, you'll be in demand in the hospitality industry. You'll be following almost 40 years of graduates, who now have successful careers in some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in Canada and around the world. You will also be well-prepared to pursue entrepreneurial business ventures.
The Dunlop House Restaurant
All the applied learning classes are delivered out of the Dunlop House Restaurant, located at the Lansdowne campus, we consider this the heart of the program. From this professional facility, you will get to apply newly acquired skills and techniques.
Open for dinner (5-6:30pm) on Wednesdays from October until April, the restaurant features licensed bistro style dining utilizing award winning locally sourced, organic, and sustainable offerings, many in a variety of sizes, at affordable prices. Find out more and make a reservation.
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Who can I contact if I want more information?
International students please contact International Admissions
What you'll learn
Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.
For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.
What to expect
The program consists of 21 courses, 1 Co-operative education term and 1 internship term starting in the Fall or Winter term. Program courses are delivered in a face-to-face instruction.
Co-Operative Education & Internship Work Experience
Apply your classroom skills in the workplace and bring your workplace skills back to the classroom!
Co-operative or internship education is a learner-centered model that empowers you, the student, to direct your own learning and to make a valuable contribution in the workplace. Your learning will be guided and supported by both your employer and the School with a faculty member from your program assigned to coach, monitor, and evaluate your work term development.
To participate in Co-operative Education you will need to successfully complete
- HMGT 100, HMGT 184, HMGT 186, HMGT 190 with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (C+)
To participate in the Internship Work Experience you will need to successfully complete all second year HMGT courses along with HMGT 101
Talk to your Co-op & Internship Coordinator, or login to the Co-op and Career Portal to book a Co-op Information Appointment with an Employment Facilitator to get more information. Connect with your Academic Advisor to plan your program and how co-operative education can fit.
The Camosun Student Pub
As a part of HMGT 184, Beverage Operations, first-year Hospitality Management students operate student-themed pub nights on Thursdays from 4pm - 6pm in the fall and winter semesters. This exciting course provides an opportunity for students to run their own pub operation and gain experience in special function management, licensing, liquor inventory and control, bartending, serving, food costing, food preparation and presentation, menu preparation, cash control and financial reporting.
The pub is open to students, faculty and guests. There's a new fun theme each week such as: Comedy Night, Beach Night, Shooter Pub, 50s Rock, Karaoke, Ski Night, Mexican/Tequila Night, Australian Night and many more! There is also a new menu each week with delicious food at very reasonable prices.
Explore the world through study abroad opportunities. Camosun offers many study abroad opportunities with partner institutions around the world, as well as several field school opportunities each year. Your chance to rethink your classroom starts here!
If you are an international student coming to Camosun as an exchange student from one of our partner institutions, learn more about Camosun's international department.
As a Camosun alumnus, the program's reputation will precede you with years of quality graduates in your corner. As your career grows you can look forward to key management roles in hotels, restaurants, resorts as well as other prominent positions in the business sector.
You can also continue your education, transferring to bachelor's degree programs at Camosun College, Capilano University, Royal Roads University, Vancouver Island University, University of Victoria. Transfer credit to other post-secondary institutions on a course by course basis is available. Our Academic Advisors can help you plan your journey.
A rewarding career
Accommodation service managers in BC earn a median annual salary* of $52,000 depending on employer and seniority.
*2018 Job Bank Wage data
Tuition and fees
Effective from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2024
Tuition estimates are for the entire program.
Hospitality Management, Diploma
Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.
For International students visit: International Tuition & Fees.
In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.
You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.
Curriculum & courses
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...
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Program participation requirements
- Accepted students will be invited to attend an orientation in late August.
- Many first year Business courses require Math as a prerequisite (e.g. “C” in Pre-calculus 11, Foundations of Math 11, MATH 073, MATH 077 or “C+” in MATH 072 or MATH 075). Students may enter this program without Math but please note, students must complete one of the Math courses as listed above or successfully complete Camosun’s Math assessment in or before their first semester of study.
Our teaching staff
Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys. For more information about our faculty, please visit the School of Business homepage.
For more details, including courses, please see the Program Outline.