Bachelor’s Degree in International Hospitality Management – 4 Years

Study Longer Pathway: Dual Swiss Federal & International Higher Diploma & Dual Bachelor Degree

4 Year

Programme

Year 1
Certificate

in International Hotel and Tourism Operations

Academic Semester – 20 Weeks (2 X Blocks – 10 weeks)

Paid Internship in Switzerland (4-6 Months)

Year 2
Diploma

in International Hotel and Tourism Management

Academic Semester – 20 Weeks (2 X Blocks – 10 weeks)

Paid Internship in Switzerland or Worldwide (4-6 Months)

Year 3
Higher Diploma

in International Hotel and Tourism Management

Academic Semester – 20 Weeks (2 X Blocks – 10 weeks)

Paid Internship in Switzerland or Worldwide (4-6 Months)

Year 4
Bachelors, BSc

in International Hospitality Management

Academic Semester – 20 Weeks (2 X Blocks – 10 weeks)

Paid Internship in Switzerland (4-6 Months)

Study Longer Pathway

Intakes: January, March, August, October; Dual Degree Program (Bachelor Foundation Course Optional)

Admissions: 17+ years old, high school pass, IELTS 5 or equivalent / HTMi English placement test score.

Curriculum

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and practical skills and competencies required for successful operational roles within Food and Beverage areas of an international hotel and tourism organisation.
  2. Understand the nature of tourism, the fundamentals of the commercial hospitality enterprise and the key financial issues.
  3. Use English and basic German language skills in an operational setting.
  4. Demonstrate information technology and study skills at the appropriate level.

Modules:

  • Food & Beverage Service (Theory & Practical)
  • Culinary (Theory & Practical)
  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Academic Writing and Research
  • German Language 1
  • Information Technology
  • Beverage & Wine Studies
  • Professional Practice 1

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and practical skills and competencies required for successful supervisory roles within operational areas of an international hotel and tourism organisation.
  2. Understand the nature of hotel and resort management, the complexities of the commercial hospitality enterprise and financial management processes.
  3. Use English and basic German language skills in an operational setting.
  4. Confidently demonstrate information technology, study skills and research methods at the appropriate level.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and business management skills for successful supervisory roles within an international hotel and tourism organisation.

Modules:

  • Research Methods 1
  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Tourism Studies
  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Hotel and Resort Management
  • Professional Practice 2
  • German Language 2
  • Introduction to Marketing

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge and use a range of practical skills and personal attributes required for successful first line management roles within a variety of international hotel and tourism organisation.
  2. Differentiate the operational, financial and marketing processes of a commercial hospitality enterprise within the context of the global nature of the business.
  3. Cultivate a professional management attitude and nurture team-working and leadership skills.
  4. Confidently demonstrate business English and research and study skills at the appropriate level.
  5. Critically analyse cultural issues and business management skills for successful first line management roles within an international hotel and tourism organisation.

Modules:

  • Restaurant and Bar Management (Practical Supervision)
  • Research Methods 2
  • Destination Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Hospitality Finance
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Conventions and Events Management

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:

  1. Combine an understanding of a range of practical, theoretical and personal skills required for professional management roles within a variety of international hotel and tourism organisations.
  2. Synthesise strategic, human resource and marketing processes of a commercial hospitality enterprise within the context of the global nature of the business.
  3. Cultivate a professional management attitude by nurturing corporate culture and social responsibility to add value to an organisation.
  4. Confidently debate, research and synthesise theories.
  5. Critically analyse different multilateral institutions and transnational organisations involved in international tourism management.

Modules:

  • Event Management
  • Tourism Planning, Development & Management
  • Strategic Management in Hospitality
  • Contemporary Marketing Management
  • Leadership and Business Performance
  • Research Paper
University of Ulster Business School

University of Ulster Business School

University of Ulster Business School