Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management
This programme will offer specialized training in tourism and hospitality to produce equipped man power to manage tourism and hospitality on a global scale. It is designed to provide the needed professional training for rewarding careers in the Industry. The course focuses on the corporate and administrative side of the industry, operational competencies, event management, investment, market study and proficiency in working on and eventually operating a Hospitality and Tourism business. Students also gain exposure through practical training in top notch facilities, participate in varsity career seminars, class excursions and undertake industrial attachment.
Chefs and Head Cooks
Fast Food Restaurant Manager
Public House Manager
Customer Service Manager
To enable students to obtain a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management;
To prepare skilled managers for tourism and hospitality sectors for international standard;
To develop students’ intellectual ability, executive personality and managerial skills through an appropriate and balanced general education along with theoretical and practical training;
To prepare graduates to become globally competitive, professionally competent and socially responsible contributors to national development;
To provide a steady stream of competent graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to occupy positions of management and administration in the Industry.
Duration of the programme
• This is a four-year full time programme of eight Trimesters.
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE or equivalent certificate with a minimum of C+, and a minimum of a C (plain) in any three of the following;
or is a holder of diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate Or
KACE Certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary Or
A student registered in another University recognized by the University Senate may be allowed to transfer credit to the programme
Assess, develop and apply requisite competencies for Hospitality and Tourism management;
Analyse, evaluate and solve managerial problems that utilize quantitative reasoning concepts, critical thinking in all sectors of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in a global, cultural and diverse society,
Apply entrepreneurship skills in creating business opportunities in the hospitality and tourism sector;
Explain and apply fundamental principles for performing effective;
Verbal and written communication skills in a socially and culturally-diverse environment.