Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 120

Awarding Institution: Unicaf University
Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning
Qualification Awarded: Bachelor in Hospitality Management
Language of Instruction: English

This degree is essential for all those wishing to follow a path in the hospitality and tourism industry. The hospitality industry and associated services is a huge and dynamic sector with excellent prospects and opportunities. The degree provides the students with all the necessary knowledge, leadership, analytical and communication skills and prepares them to engage successfully in this demanding sector of the economy. It provides the student with the necessary tools to add value to any organization operating in the hospitality industry. Upon completion students will be able to understand in depth the forces and the challenges that drive such a dynamic sector and will be able to interact effectively within any organisation in the industry.

This degree is ideal for people wishing to enhance their position within their organisations while at the same time it offers excellent prospects for future employment in the fields of food and beverage, hotels and resorts, restaurant management and marketing.

Entry Requirements

  1. Regular admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme requires the High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent.

  2. Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry.

  3. Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer.

  4. Applicants with at least 2 years of postgraduate relevant experience may be considered for entry.

  5. English proficiency.

  6. Copy of passport or ID

Applicants that do not meet the minimum entry requirements may be considered for the ‘Foundation Programme’.

In addition to a strong academic record, the student’s extra curricular involvement, leadership skills and other relevant background information are taken into account.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-BA-IND100 Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-103 Introduction to Bachelor Degree 0.00

Semester 1

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-MAN-2010 Introduction to Management 3.00
UU-MTH-1000 Introduction to Algebra 3.00
UU-ENG-1000 Writing Methods 3.00
UU-COM-1000 Computer Systems and Design 3.00
UU-ENG-1001 Composition for English 3.00

Semester 2

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-ACG-1000 Accounting I 3.00
UU-ENG-1005 University English 3.00
UU-MKT-2000 Marketing 3.00
UU-BBA-2000 Communication for business 3.00
UU-MTH-2000 Introduction to Statistical Methods I 3.00

Semester 3

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-MTH-3000 Statistical Methods II 3.00
UU-MTH-1005 Quantitative methods 3.00
UU-HRM-2045 Hotel Management 3.00
UU-HOM-1000 Introduction to Hospitality 3.00
UU-ACG-1001-BHM Accounting II 3.00

Semester 4

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-HOM-1010 Food Science 3.00
UU-HRM-3070 Food Services 3.00
UU-HRM-2000 Event Management 3.00
UU-HOM-2010 Housekeeping and Maintenance management 3.00
UU-HOM-2020 Front Office management 3.00

Semester 5

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-PSH-1000-BHM Principles of Psychology 3.00
UU-PSH-1100-BHM Psychology II 3.00
UU-HOM-3005 Restaurant Operations management 3.00
UU-HOM-3000 Hospitality IT Systems 3.00
UU-HOM-3010 Food and Beverage management 3.00

Semester 6

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-HRM-2046 Intercultural Communication 3.00
UU-HRM-2037 Hospitality and Tourism Law 3.00
UU-SOC-1000-BHM Sociology: An introduction 3.00
UU-MAN-4000-BHM Human Resource 3.00
UU-HRM-3040 Conferences Management and Exhibitions 3.00

Semester 7

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-HOM-3020 Food Service Layout and Design 3.00
UU-BBA-4020-BHM Strategy 3.00
UU-HOM-4080 Food and Beverage Control for the Hospitality Industry 3.00
UU-HRM-4000 Service Quality management 3.00
UU-HRM-3030-BHM Cultural Geography 3.00

Semester 8

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-COM-3010-BHM Digital Business 3.00
UU-HRM-4050 Tourism Environmental Management 3.00
UU-HRM-4010 Final Year Seminar 3.00
UU-HRM-4040 Hospitality and Transport 3.00
UU-HRM-4030 Professional Advancement and Career Planning 3.00
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