Key Information

Course Title BSc Hospitality Management
Awarding Body Canterbury Christ Church University
Level Bachelor’s
Study Mode Full-time
Credits (ECTS) 180
Duration 3 Years
Entry Requirements See Entry Requirements Below
Campus Alexander College, Larnaca
Language of Instruction English
Tuition Fees €6950
State Grant Up to €3417
Next Start Date September 2019

Key Information

Course Title BSc Hospitality Management
Awarding Body Canterbury Christ Church University
Level Bachelor’s
Study Mode Full-time
Credits (ECTS) 180
Duration 3 Years
Entry Requirements See Entry Requirements Below
Campus Alexander College, Larnaca
Language of Instruction English
Tuition Fees €6950
State Grant Up to €3417
Next Start Date September 2019

Course Insight

In 2018, 3.93 million tourists visited Cyprus. The hotel and tourism industry is one on which the economy of Cyprus depends. This industry offers graduate roles in a variety of exciting and fast-moving working environments. The links between hospitality, tourism and events are important to the sector and you will study all three subjects while remaining focused on the specific demands made on managers.

You will be taught by knowledgeable staff who are passionate about their teaching and research. During your time with us, you will be offered work experience/internships. Our strong links with the real-world businesses may also offer further professional opportunities.

Our degree has been designed to respond to the growing demand in this area and reflects the need to provide well­ qualified graduates to meet the challenges of the growing hospitality industry. If you are looking for a hospitality related or management role, or would like to further your interest in the world of hospitality, this course could be the one for you. The programme includes both theoretical and vocational perspectives, combining courses on the patterns and problems of hospitality with those providing the necessary skills of business and management.

Teaching and learning

The course is taught through a diverse mix of learning environments including tutor-led, independent student-led and group projects. Lectures, workshops/seminars and group project work account for 12 hours of contact time per week and you will spend at least as much time again in essential independent study including research, online work and preparation for assessment. Guest speakers and real life case studies broaden knowledge of the industry and ensure graduates are work-ready and informed of the latest developments in the field.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a mix of coursework and examinations, all of which aim to assess not only what you know and can do but also develop the graduate attributes that are valued by employers. These attributes include communication and presentation skills, IT and numeracy skills, team work, project and time management skills as well as the intellectual skills of problem solving, critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, creativity and innovation.

Coursework comes in many different forms: essays and reports, business plans and applied research projects, portfolios and weekly notes, assessed group and individual presentations and posters. You will also be required to reflect and comment on your own learning and personal development.

Enrolment and Duration

This is a three-year full time programme. Each academic year usually commences in the first week of October and, in some cases, the last week of September. The academic year runs for a period of 32 weeks. Students may enroll up to two weeks before the course starting date however, early enrolment is advised as places are limited.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 17 years of age by 1stSeptember of the year they wish to enter onto the course and must hold a Secondary School Diploma or Foundation Diploma/Certificate or equivalent. You will also be required to be proficient in the English Language.

Graduation Requirements

The entire course comprises of a total of 18 modules over 3 years. To achieve the BSc degree in Hospitality Management, you must complete all modules to achieve the required 180 credits (ECTS*). See ‘Course Structure’.

If, for any reason, you are unable to complete the full course you may qualify for an interim award providing you have completed the required minimum credits. A Certificate may be awarded to students who have achieved over 60 credits or a Diploma for students who have achieved over 120 credits before discontinuing their studies. (See ‘Course Structure’).

* European Credit Transfer System

Where Next?

The high-level demand for graduates with this degree makes it an ideal launch pad for a career in Hospitality. Our past students have entered a wide range of roles, both in the public and private sectors, locally, nationally and internationally.

These include: resort manager, tourist officer, destination manager, travel writing, tour manager, regional tourist managers, tourism exhibition management, hotel manager, visitor attraction marketing, niche event specialist, managers of their own businesses.

Due to the flexible nature of this course, students may enter employment in conjunction with their studies.