The Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management is offered at the University School of Tourism and Hotel Management. The degree provides students with the training needed in the hotel industry by combining lectures in management and administration of hotel businesses, catering and accommodation with specific and multidisciplinary skills.
The academic programme consists of sector-specific training and a high level of internationalization: students hace exchange options and can continue their studies abroad at more than 35 universities around the world, and receive tuition and certification in a minimum of two foreign languages.
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In order to help students acquire the skills and competences they wish to apply in their future professional activities, the school has special facilities for practical classes, like tasting and demonstration classrooms, a job bank with 82% job placement and work placement agreements in more than 700 companies and institutions. There are two forms:
- External, following a rotation programme around the different business areas of the sector, both public and private, at national or international level.
- Internal training at the Hotel Campus, at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's campus,, which gives the students the chance to gain real work experience under the supervision of hotel and catering industry teaching staff.
The Degree in Hotel Management offers two specialisations: Administration of International Hotel Groups and Administration of Catering Companies.
Catalan, Spanish and English
Continuous assessment of all students' work (classwork, independent learning, tests, exams, practical assignments and work placements), with possibility of a single overall assessment.
Students can choose among several exchange programmes. All students are recommended to take part, since a semester or year-long stay abroad, apart from allowing them to follow the same syllabus and obtain credits at another university, has added social and cultural value.
8 subsidy and promotion support grants. Two research support grants. One study support grant for students with excellent academic achievement.
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