BBA in Hospitality Management

University of Nicosia

Program Description

BBA in Hospitality Management

University of Nicosia

  • Concentrations: 1. Casino Management, 2. Hotel and Restaurant Management, 3. Spa and Wellness Centre Management (BBA, 4 Years)
  • Duration (years): 4 years
  • Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management
  • Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle)
  • Language of Instruction: English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek)
  • Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time
  • Minimum ECTS Credits: 240

Profile of the Programme

Aims

The degree programme sets out to provide the student with the necessary tools and competencies to add value to any hospitality organisation. The variety and scope of the courses offered provide a sound grounding for entry-level supervisory/managerial personnel.

Objectives

On completion of the programme the student should be able to:

  1. Collect and analyse data for the purpose of resolving issues directly related to the hospitality industry.
  2. Develop ‘soft skills’.
  3. Effectively and confidently interact within an organisation.
  4. Problem solve individually and in teams.
  5. Effectively use resources in order to ‘learn how to learn’.

The Hospitality Management Programme combines academic and vocational orientation on an equal basis as the students are closely involved with hands on experience through their internship and academic studies. This involves practical operational courses i.e. Restaurant Operations, Food Production, Housekeeping, Managerial and Academic development courses i.e. Career Planning & Advancement, and Service Quality Management alongside a strategic appreciation of industry factors such as Environmental Management for Tourism and Hospitality, Cultural Geography and Tourism & Hospitality Law.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are able to attain gainful employment in a variety of industry sectors, both locally and abroad via ‘fast-track’ industry management trainee programmes. In fact, many of our students are currently employed in supervisory roles while pursuing their degree. In addition, our graduates are to be found both at home and abroad pursuing postgraduate degrees. Some of the areas of employment are:

  1. Food and Beverage Manager
  2. Hotel or Resort General Manager
  3. Front Office Manager
  4. Reservations Supervisor
  5. Convention Service Manager
  6. Assistant Hotel or Restaurant Manager
  7. Marketing and Sales Director
  8. Event Planner
  9. Self-employed

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree)

Assessment

Course assessment usually comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Continuous assessment can include amongst others, mid-terms, projects, and class participation.

Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam and the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.

Graduation Requirements

The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements.

A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the student will be able to:

  1. Analyse and apply problem-solving on Hospitality-related issues.
  2. Utilise and operate relevant Hospitality software programmes.
  3. Forecast and adjust to trends in the Hospitality industry.
  4. Work in a diverse Hospitality industry environment.
  5. Adjust and operate within a multidisciplinary context.
  6. Utilise a multitude of academic tools in order to resolve problems and formulate arguments.
  7. Synthesize theoretical aspects with real-life hospitality-related issues.
  8. Identify the functional areas of a hospitality operation and their complex relationships.
  9. Exploit the positive impacts of disciplines related to the Hospitality industry.
  10. Reflect in order to enhance personal development and advancement.
  11. Identify the impacts of culture within the Hospitality industry.
  12. Utilise technological developments in the Hospitality industry.
  13. Validate and evaluate the role of internships within the Hospitality industry.
  14. Interpretation and analysis of environmental impacts on the Hospitality industry.
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Greek
University of Nicosia

Last updated October 21, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
Duration
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4 years
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Price
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8,940 EUR
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Locations
Cyprus - Nicosia, Nicosia
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
Cyprus - Nicosia, Nicosia
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Price
Local/EU students annual tuition; €9,120 International students annual tuition