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Diploma in Hotel Management

Students enrolled in this two-year program earn a diploma in Hotel Management. The program is designed to prepare its graduates to assume entry-level management positions in all types of hospitality organizations.


Aims and Objectives


The aims and objectives of the program are:

 

  • To enhance students’ critical thinking and to develop their basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • To offer a comprehensive survey of the hospitality industry and heighten the sensitivity of students to the problems of managing people and serving the public.
  • To offer a comprehensive study of the departments and functions of contemporary hotels including instruction of basic operating principles and concepts.
  • To provide students a broad understanding of the fundamental principles and theories of the basic areas of business relating to the fundamentals of management within the hospitality industry.
  • To offer training within the hospitality industry providing students with the opportunity to integrate their academic skills with practical work experience.
  • To provide a solid academic, technical and intellectual background that would enable students to pursue higher studies in hotel management or other related fields. 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:

 

  1. Apply critical thinking and develop basic analytical, problem-solving and decision-   making skills.
  2. Relate to the hospitality industry and be alert to the problems of managing people and serving the public.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the departments and functions of contemporary hotels including the basic operating principles and concepts.
  4. Acquire knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of the basic areas of business and relate them to the fundamentals of management within the hospitality industry.
  5. Acquire a training experience within the hospitality industry putting theory into practice.
  6. Develop academic, technical and intellectual skills that would enable them to pursue higher studies in hotel management or other related fields. 
  7. Seek employment at supervisory level positions within the hospitality sector. 

 

Credit Requirements


The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:

 

 

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

36

 

Business Core Requirements

24

 

Major Requirements

60

 

Total

120

 

 

 

COURSES OFFERED

 
General Education Requirements


CSC102 Computer Applications (6)

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

FRE101 French Language (6)

FRE201 French Language II (6)

GER101 German Language (6)

GER201 German Language II (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek II (6)

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH101 Mathematics (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)


Business Core Requirements                          


ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC201 Financial Accounting II (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MAR205 Public Relations (6)

MAR308 Strategic Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT402 Human Resource Management (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6)


Major Requirements                                        


HOT101 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (6)

HOT102 Front Office Operations (6)

HOT103 Sanitation, Hygiene and Nutrition (6)

HOT104 Food and Beverage Service (6, 5TH)

HOT105 Food Production (6, 5TH)

HOT106 Hospitality Safety and First Aid (6)

HOT202 Conference and Banqueting Operations (6, 5TH)

HOT203 Food Production II (6, 5TH)

HOT205 Housekeeping Management (6)

HOT206 Wines and Spirits (6)

HOT301 Hospitality Marketing (6)

HOT302 Food and Beverage Management (6)

HOT303 Food and Beverage Controls (6)

HOT304 Menu Planning (6)

HOT305 Control of Accommodation Operations (6)
HOT306 Kitchen and Restaurant Organization (6)

HOT401 Hospitality Human Resource Management (6)

HOT402 Managing Quality Hospitality Services (6)

HOT403 Hospitality Maintenance Management (6)

HOT404 International Hospitality Management (6)

 

The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.


Internship

 

During summer vacation periods (1 June to 30 September) Hotel Management students have the opportunity to undertake training in the thriving hotel and tourism industry in Cyprus, thus supplementing their education with real hands-on, paid experience.


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