Associate Degree in Applied Science

Hospitality Studies

This programme is designed for those who are interested in “behind the scenes” of hospitality. From day to day operations to event management,  this course blends the theory and practical ensuring you develop the professionalism necessary for the real world.

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August 2024


2 Years


3 Years

Why Choose This Programme?

A degree in Hospitality Studies prepares you with the skills to enter the workforce in leadership roles. Graduates are trained to perform at international standards in all areas

Practical Skills

Industry Connections

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By the end of this programme, culmination, you will possess a well-rounded skill set that not only meets but exceeds industry expectations. 

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Get trained to perform at international standards in all areas from front office to sales and marketing, event management, resort operations, house keeping and more!

Course Outline

YEAR 1 - Semester 1

  • Introduction To Hospitality And Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Sanitation, Safety And Hygiene
  • Accommodations I
  • Mathematics I
  • English And Communication

YEAR 1 - Semester 2

  • Accounts I
  • Marketing I
  • Food And Beverage Service
  • Spanish I
  • Accommodations II

YEAR 1 - Semester 3

  • Academic Writing
  • Hospitality Law
  • Life Skills
  • Quality Customer Care

YEAR 2 - Semester 1

  • Caribbean Studies
  • Introduction To Economics
  • Food And Beverage Cost Control
  • Hospitality & Tourism Marketing
  • Heritage Tourism (Elective)

YEAR 2 - Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Elective
  • Events And Conference Management
  • Bar Operations
  • French I

YEAR 2 - Semester 3

  • Industry Placement

Why Study At THTI?

Explore Your Creativity With Hands-On Learning Experiences

Learn and develop your skills beyond the classroom and lectures. Enjoy live demonstrations, field trips and internships as part of your curriculum!

Develop Your Skills With State Of The Art Equipment & Expert Guidance

ACTT Accredited Programmes

Our Associate degree graduates are able to further their studies anywhere in the world!

The granting of accreditation status means that THTI has been evaluated and found to meet or exceed Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) criteria of educational quality. It also means that THTI is a GATE approved institution.

Apply Your Skills & Gain Real-World Experience!

Students have a world of opportunities for internships and further education opportunities via our partnerships with other educational institutions, organizations and businesses, both locally and internationally.

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Entry Requirements

THTI offers interested students several options to meet the requirements for enrolling into any of our Associate Degree Programmes. Review the list below which ONE best describes your current qualifications:


Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:

    • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill* 


    • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill*, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry

*Grade III will require a placement test for the subject. 

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCE) Ordinary Level:

  • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C 


  • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.

Diploma or equivalent qualification providing evidence of successful completion of secondary level courses for international students.

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