Bachelor of Hospitality Management

VIU International, Canada
Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Next enrollment cycle January 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 2,345,429
Course Accredited By NA
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree

Do you have a passion for travelling and connecting with others? Explore a career in the world’s fastest growing industry. Vancouver Island University’s Bachelor of Hospitality Management program prepares students for every facet of the bustling world of tourism and hospitality with a flexible two-year diploma or four-year degree.

In this experiential program, students have the opportunity to develop strong industry connections and gain technical and practical skills in areas of hospitality marketing, accounting, human resources, management and more. The Management of Hospitality program prepares graduates to work in diverse fields such as hotel management, tourism programs, and sales and marketing.

VIU offers a four-year Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. Students have the option to exit with the Hospitality Management diploma after two years, or go on to complete the additional two years to graduate with the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. Hospitality diploma graduates from VIU or other Canadian institutions have the option of entering directly into the third year of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management program. Culinary Arts diploma graduates from VIU or other Canadian institutions can enter the third year of the degree program after completing a bridging semester. Admission to the third year of the program is limited.

The program will involve the learner in an internationalized curriculum as well as culturally-diverse professional and social environments. They will be engaged in activities that develop their skills to synthesize and solve problems in a global context. The program balances academic and applied skills by designing learning opportunities where learners apply theories in hospitality business simulated environments as well as in co-operative/internship placements.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Enrolment in this program is limited. Students who meet or exceed the minimum admission requirements may not necessarily be admitted to the program.

General admission requirements apply.

  • English 12 with a minimum "C " grade or equivalent.
  • A minimum "C " grade in Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus 10 or Workplace Mathematics 10 or equivalent.

Year 1

  • Preparation for Co-operative Education Placement I
  • Intro to Hospitality and Tourism
  • Lodging Organization and Operations
  • Leadership Skills for Hospitality Professionals
  • Dining Room Operations
  • Accounting Principles
  • Principles of Services Management
  • International Hospitality and Resort Operation
  • Property Management Systems
  • Beverage Theory
  • University Writing and Research
  • Co-operative Education Placement I

Year 2

  • Preparation for Co-operative Education Placement II
  • Principles of Services Marketing
  • Financial Control Systems
  • Principles of Food Production
  • Human Resource Management
  • Dining Room Management
  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Food Service Management
  • Law and Ethics
  • Intro to Economics
  • Business and Technical Writing
  • Co-operative Education Placement II

Year 3

  • Advanced Resort Management
  • Conference & Event Management
  • Advanced Research Methods in Hospitality Management
  • Consumer Behaviour: The Guest Experience
  • Data Analysis for Decision Making in Hospitality Management
  • Managing Cultural Diversity
  • Four electives
  • Intersession
  • Co-operative Education Work Placement III
  • Internship

Year 4

  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Community Development in Hospitality Management
  • Strategic Revenue Management
  • Hospitality Risk Management
  • Hospitality Strategic Management
  • Graduating Seminar in Hospitality Management
  • Four electives


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