About College

The establishment of the College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CBHTS), previously the School of Commerce and School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies under the former Fiji Institute of Technology, is based on years of exposure and focus on the human resource needs of Fiji and the region. In our business, we are committed to quality and excellence in teaching, research and policy, and actively engaging with the community. As a dynamic learning environment, CBHTS continually reviews and refines curricula and offers comprehensive programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate levels to meet all aspects of practical and applied management relevant to all levels of industry and business organisations. The College offers traditional fulltime programmes as well as evening programmes for working students.

 In the business TVET stream, the College offers programmes in the areas of: Office Administration, Front Line Management, Visual Merchandising, Pastry, Cookery, Restaurant Services, Accommodation and Front Office Operations. Our general business programmes in each of the core business disciplines for Higher Education (HE) programmes include: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Customs, Merchandising, Insurance, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Hotel Management and Marketing. CBHTS plans to deliver more of its programmes in the Blended (B) mode.

 Some of the notable mentions for CBHTS include:

  • The Franchise Agreement with Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) completed in November 2018 for Certificate and Trade Diploma programmes.
  • Research and publication outputs by faculty, and attendance and presentations at local and overseas meetings and conferences, e.g. International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.
  • Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme embedded with CPA – Australia which will be offered from 2019. On completion of this programme students will not only graduate with MPA degree but will also attain CPA status which is a prestigious and internationally renowned professional qualification.


The Accounting and Law (Bachelor and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) programmes have been recognised by the Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA) and the Board of Legal Education in Fiji.