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BSc (Hons) in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Programme Introduction

Hospitality and tourism is a fast developing and growing sector with increasing number of people travelling and working in both tourism and hospitality-related enterprises. Both areas indeed are very much intertwined offering highly interesting and enriching experiences and promising career.

This programme exposes students to the nature and mechanism in both hospitality and tourism industries. It educates the graduates with knowledge and skills that covers the management and organisation in the provision and consumption of hospitality and tourism products and services, such as attractions, conventions, resorts, hotels, conference centres, theme parks, restaurants, retails, casinos, clubs etc.

Programme Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge

PLO1.Graduates gain a good understanding of the hospitality and tourism sector within the context of the local and global business environments;

PLO2. Gain a good understanding on the interrelatedness and dynamics between hospitality establishments (including MICE) and tourism attractions as an economic driver for a country;

PL03. Equip graduates with sound functional understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key operational departments in a hotel establishment to be effective contributors as individuals and in teams;

PLO4. Develop a deep appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of supervisors and managers in a hotel establishment.

B. Cognitive Skills

PLO5. Demonstrate the ability to retain and deploy the knowledge and skills taught in lessons and practices with attention to details;

PLO6. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills with confidence and professionalism in practical training situations and in real-life internship conditions.

PLO7. Demonstrate good analytical and evaluative skills to solve structured and situational issues and problems through critical thinking, and logical sound reasoning;   

C. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

PLO8. Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills to influence and operate as a team leader;

PLO9. Display good personal discipline, time management and teamwork skills to achieve desired outcomes (shown in assessment results).

 

To enter EAMU, students are required to provide the required documents and meet the criteria for admission as follows:

a) Admission documents requirements

    • Payment of application fee
    • Copy of Baccalaureate/Certificate of National High School Exam/Equivalent Certificate (Officially stamped & approved by communal authority)
    • Copy of Transcripts
    • Copy of IELTS/TOEFL/Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate (if any)
    • Copy of Birth Certificate/National ID
    • Copy of Passport for International students or Below age of 18
    • Recent Passport-size (4×6) Photographs (at the back is written with name and birth of date

b) Academic requirements for admission to Year 1

    • Possess a Pass in the National Bac II Qualification;
      OR
    • Hold an equivalent certificate to High School level e.g. GCE ‘A’ level.
      AND
    • Attain a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent e.g. TOEFL or Cambridge English accepted to gain direct entry into Year 1 of degree course.

The Alternate student admission pathway entry requirements are directed at mature adults who have acquired sufficient working experience and competencies to contribute in quality learning in the classrooms.

    • Obtain at least a Year 10 certificate with minimum ‘C’ average;
      AND
    • At least 8 years of working experience with at least 3 years at supervisory or managerial level.
      AND
    • English Proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
      AND
    • Attend an interview with Head of school to determine suitability

c) Academic requirements for Transfer-in students into Year 2

    • Possess an accredited Degree Foundation Year certificate;
      AND
    • Attain a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
      AND
    • Attain an English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 before entering the Foundation Year course in the previous institution, AND complete a full year of Foundation year study in English medium

*Note: all Transfer-in applications need to be approved by MoEYS and may result in additional bridging subjects of Year 1 before proceeding or concurrent to Year 2 degree program.

Conditions for obtaining a degree

    • Students must successfully complete all subjects and achieve the total number of credits required by the program; AND
    • Write and present the Honours Thesis Defense report successfully; AND
    • Take and pass the Exit/state examination.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this degree is equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and practical expertise to work in a wide range of industries and in both public and private sectors. Specifically in the food, leisure and entertainment sector, our HTM degree graduates can assume positions as:

Accommodation supervisor/manager

Catering supervisor/manager

MICE organizer and manager

Hotel supervisor/manager

Restaurant supervisor/manager

Air cabin crew

Retail owner operator and manager

Tour owner operator and manager

Tourism officer and supervisor

Why you need a degree?

For career

✓ The cooperate world wants graduates only

✓ Essential knowledge and skills

✓ Job prospects, Career Better income

✓ Management and business skills

For self-development and improvements

✓ Self confidence and resilience

✓ Independence and critical thinking

✓ Better social and communication skills

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