BA (with Honors) in Tourism and Hotel Management

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: May / October

  • Duration: 3-4 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 9,000 / year

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Whether you have aspirations to run your own hotel or run a catering business, the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management will equip you with the necessary skills to do so successfully. Taught in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), this program will help you develop a broad understanding of the industry by choosing one of two pathways that will help steer your career in the right direction.

He will have the option of choosing between the three or four year International Road program. The 4-year international path program includes a foundation year that will introduce you to the fundamentals of creative business and management while preparing you to use the English language in academic work.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation is associated with the University of Creative Arts (UCA), a Gold Standard institution under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management program. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks high on the top three UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the 2020 Guardian League Table; and was ranked # 7 in the 2021 Guardian League charts for business, management and marketing.

The BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management program develops your critical, analytical, communicative, intercultural and business thinking skills, all of which are required in the field of tourism, hospitality, food and management. You will also learn to apply the principles of business administration, including the theory of modeling, management, and marketing, and their related subfields and industries.

All of our students are taught in our well-equipped classrooms through lectures, discussions, and even class visits. Since you will be based in Berlin, you will be surrounded by some of the world’s top employers, as well as a thriving startup community.

Why study this course?

With the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management program, you will learn to apply hotel management techniques and concepts around the world. As such, you will study management theories and their application in the real world. She will also develop problem-solving and decision-making skills, which are vital to successful management in the hospitality industry. This program is an excellent starting point for her career in the tourism industry.

Who should take this course

At BSBI, we want to help students become business leaders in their preferred industries. Throughout your three or four year International Road program, you will develop expert knowledge of the hospitality and tourism industry and learn to apply your skills to help organizations achieve their strategic goals. If you are ambitious, hard-working and passionate about the future of tourism and hospitality, we encourage you to sign up.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management program, you will be able to:

Knowledge

  • Understand how the specific characteristics of tourism and hospitality management work together to inform strategy and operations within a global context
  • Discuss and apply consistent and detailed knowledge of the hospitality and tourism industries.
  • Discuss current professional opinion and research on trends in Tourism and Hotel Management and the changes that may affect its development in the near or medium future.

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  • Use detailed information to analyze complex problems and suggest creative (sometimes original) solutions appropriate for professional practice in Tourism and Hotel Management.
  • Manage operations, innovations and people management to identify and respond to changing reports in a variety of tourism and hospitality contexts.
  • Evaluate critical arguments and information (which may be incomplete) to ask appropriate questions and make judgments about solutions to problems related to tourism and hospitality management.
  • Apply a variety of methods and techniques to review, consolidate, and expand their knowledge, skills, and attitudes to support decision-making within the respective industries.

Skills

  • Initiate and carry out projects, exercising initiative and personal responsibility, to allow tourism and hotel companies to achieve defined strategic marketing objectives.
  • Apply high-quality professional and managerial skills to create professional and compelling communications for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Plan and manage your own professional development by making appropriate use of professional opportunities, networks, publications and research sources.

Program structure

Most of your work will be completed in groups and ongoing support will be provided through the use of structured and targeted individual tutorials and online tutorials.

The learning and teaching will consist of a variety of elements such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, animated / non-animated video, practical work, seminars and trips. The assessment strategy will include individual / group reports and / or presentations, case studies, essays, portfolio development, reflection journals, and experiential work-based activities.

  • Introduction to creative business and management
  • English for Academic Purposes, Research and Study Skills
  • Marketing, communication and branding
  • Creative business project
  • Introduction to the German language
  • Introduction to hospitality in tourism and events
  • Sociology of tourism
  • Academic writing and study skills
  • Consumer Marketing
  • Communications in academic English
  • Elective Language 1
  • Personal and professional development and communications
  • Economics for the global service industry
  • Introduction to LAB Cafeteria Operations
  • Year 1: Tourism route and event management
  • Principles of event management
  • Year 1: Hotel and food and beverage route
  • Food and Beverage Service Operations Laboratory
  • Introduction to the German language
  • Tourism planning and experience
  • Design of hotels and restaurants
  • Heritage tourism and international hotel cultures
  • Elective Language 2
  • Human Resources Management in Tourism
  • Marketing tourism and e-commerce
  • Tourism and Hospitality Law
  • Year 2: Hotel and food and beverage route
  • Reservation systems and reception operations
  • Cleaning operations
  • Transportation: the airline and cruise industry
  • Tourism for Sports Events
  • Hotel performance management
  • Year 2: Tourism and event management route
  • Kitchen Operations Laboratory
  • Wine and beverage studies
  • Food hygiene, safety and terminology
  • Professional cooking and baking techniques
  • Restaurant revenue management
  • Advanced German language
  • Sustainable tourism in the developing world
  • Strategic management in the hotel and hotel business
  • Costs and budgets of the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Dissertation
  • Year 3: Tourism and event management route
  • Tourism and urban change
  • Event experience design
  • Year 3: Hotel and food and beverage route
  • Food and beverage workshops
  • Purchase of basic products and commercialization of food
  • Business German

Admission requirements

Foundation (International Route)

  • Minimum age 17 (degrees awarded after completing at least 11 years of schooling)
  • NARIC academic qualifications equivalent to GCSE

English language requirements

  • Academic IELTS: minimum overall score of 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in each component) or equivalent test (i.e. Password Test, PTE, TOEFL IBT)
  • West African Certificates (WAEC and NECO only) with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade of C or higher. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • Citizens of a majority English-speaking country who have obtained their academic qualifications in that country do not need to take an English test (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica , Malta, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and USA.
  • The English language test can be waived and a letter of instruction on the medium can be sent if:
    • Applicants have obtained the NARIC recognized High School Certificate, where the medium of instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment)
    • you are a Canadian citizen who has completed studies at an English-speaking school / college / university

BA (Hons):

  • Minimum age: 18 years (degrees awarded after completing at least 12 years of schooling)
  • Academic qualifications: a certificate of completion of studies that allows you to pursue higher studies in Germany (for example, Abitur, Fachhochschulreife, Matura or International Baccalaureate), or certificates of completion of international studies, or BTEC / National Diploma or Certificate of Advanced Professional Education.

If you do not meet the above academic requirements, applicants with professional qualifications and / or 4 or more years of full-time work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent test (i.e. Password Test, PTE, TOEFL IBT)
  • The English language test can be waived and a letter of instruction on the medium can be sent if:
    • Applicants have earned a NARIC Recognized High School Certificate or higher *, where the medium of instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment)
    • you are a Canadian citizen who has completed studies at an English-speaking school / college / university
  • West African Certificates (WAEC and NECO only) with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade of C or higher. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge AICE Certificates
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma if: English A Study Program: Standard Grade 4 or higher, or higher and English B Study Program: Standard Grade 5 or Higher Grade 4, or higher
  • Citizens of a majority English-speaking country who have obtained their academic qualifications in that country do not need to take an English test (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica , Malta, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and USA.

* The certificate above high school can be an undergraduate certificate, an undergraduate diploma, HNC, HND, CertHE, DipHE, etc.

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