Graduate Faster International Bachelor’s Degree Programme

Graduate Faster Programme – International Diploma, Higher Diploma, and Dual Bachelor’s Degrees in International Hospitality Management – 3 years

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Year 1
International Diploma
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in International Hotel and Tourism Operations

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

Paid Internship in Switzerland (4-6 Months)

Year 2
International 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 3
Bachelors, BSc Ulster University &
Bachelors, BA HTMi

in International Hospitality Management

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

Paid Internship in Switzerland (4-6 Months)

Admissions

Intakes: January, March, August, October; Final Degree Year: January, August.

Dual Degree Program (Bachelor Foundation Course Optional).

Entry requirements: Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 and above

Language proficiency: Required English level by interview / HTMi test or have TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6 or equivalent HTMi English Placement Test Score.

Prior work experience: 1 year, may include work placements/internships

Students’ suitability for the course will be supported by a Motivation Letter / Statement of Purpose to describe why the student is selecting this course and how it fits into the future career plan (also part of the visa documents). This will also form part of an interview by HTMi Admissions/Marketing Group.

Curriculum

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
  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Information Technology
  • Beverage & Wine Studies
  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Hotel and Resort Management
  • Food & Beverage Service (Theory & Practical)
  • Culinary (Theory & Practical)
  • Professional Practice 1
  • German Language 1

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)
  • English for Academic and Research Purposes 2
  • Research Methods 2
  • Destination Marketing
  • Tourism Studies
  • Human Resources Management
  • Hospitality Finance
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Conventions and Events Management
  • Professional Practice 2
  • German Language 2

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

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Graduation:

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded with the Bachelor, BSc (Honours) Degree in International Hospitality Management by Ulster University.

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