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Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Arts

4 Years, min 254 ECTS

Accredited Programme

Aim of the Programme

The aim of this Programme is to prepare Students for a rewarding career in hotel management operations. It develops Students’ critical thinking and refines their analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills as well as their managerial skills, abilities and competencies essential to all professional managers in the hotel industry.

Students learn about the social, economic and environmental context in which the hotel industry operates and the structure, nature and operating characteristics of the different departments of a hotel unit such as Front Office, Housekeeping, Food & Beverage, Customer Service, Leisure & Recreation, Event mgt as well as marketing and sales promotions.

Furthermore, Students are given the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and skills they have acquired through work placement schemes organized by the College and approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth.

 Intended learning outcomes: 

  • Critically analyze and evaluate contemporary issues within the areas of hotel management.
  • Develop the managerial skills necessary for managing different hotel departments.
  • Analyse the significance of providing guests with service of exceptional quality and its impact on the success of any hospitality operation.
  • Develop strategies for maximizing the occupancy rate of a hotel and increase the average daily rate and revenue per available room.
  • Explain the leadership abilities required to manage a hotel unit successfully.

Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) with a score of 46-59, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5,  the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2
Level 3
 

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 66 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BUS 102 6
ICT I CSC 101 6
COLLEGE ALGEBRA MAT 101 6
ACCOUNTING I ACC 101 6
MICROECONOMICS ECO 101 6
ICT II CSC 102 6
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT 223 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
BUSINESS MATHS MAT 102 6
BUSINESS STATISTICS I STA 101 6
PUBLIC RELATIONS MKT 120 6
ENTREPRENEURSHIP MGT 212 6
SOCIOLOGY LIB 104 6
CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR MGT 222 6
CULTURAL HISTORY LIB 107 6
CYPRIOT STUDIES LIB 105 6

HOSPITALITY CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 168 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
INTRODUCTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY HTL 111 6
FOOD PREPARATION HTL 112 6
FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE HTL 113 6
HYGIENE & NUTRITION HTL 114 6
FRONT OFFICE PROCEDURES HTL 121 6
HOUSEKEEPING OPERATIONS HTL 122 6
FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING MKT121 6
FIN. ACCOUNTING FOR THE HOSPITALITY  INDUSTRY HAC 211 6
HOTEL INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT HMG 211 6
HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISION HTL 212 6
LANGUAGE A I XXX 101 6
LANGUAGE A II XXX 102 6
FOOD & BEVERAGE OPERATIONS HTL 225 6
FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS HTL 222 6
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT MGT 221 6
FOOD & BEV. MGT & CONTROL HTL 311 6
MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS HTL 313 6
ECONOMICS FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY HEC 321 6
HOSPITALITY LAW HLA 321 6
HOSPITALITY SALES & ADVERTISING HTL 321 6
MIS IN HOSPITALITY CSC 411 6
FACILITIES & ENVIRONMENTAL MGT IN HOSPITALITY HTL 413 6
RESEARCH METHODS & STATISTICS STA 401 6
FINAL PROJECT  PRO HOS 6
INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT IND HTL 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM TOU 221 6
RESTAURANT OPERATIONS MGT HTL 322 6
BAR AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT HTL 323 6
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FIN 411 6
LEISURE POLICY & PLANNING HTL 411 6
GLOBAL STRATEGIC MGT. IN THE HOSP. IND. HTL 412 6
SERVICES MARKETING MKT 311 6

 

TOURISM REQUIREMENTS

min 8 ECTS
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
TRAVEL & TOURISM I TOU 111 6
TRAVEL & TOURISM II TOU 121 6
TRAVEL GEOGRAPHY I TOU 113 4
TRAVEL GEOGRAPHY II TOU 123 4

FREE ELECTIVE/ LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

min 12 ECTS