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Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management

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Introduction

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.

See The Degree in Figures for stats about the degree.

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.

Learning mode

Classroom-based learning

Part-time or full-time

Full-time

Period of study

Six-monthly

Language

Catalan, Spanish and English

Evaluation types

Continuous assessment of all students' work (classwork, independent learning, tests, exams, practical assignments and work placements), with possibility of a single overall assessment.

Exchange programmes

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.

  • Exchanges with European universities (Erasmus+): 35 universities in Portugal, Germany, England, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Hungary, Switzerland and Poland.
  • Erasmus Work Experience Programme: work placements lasting three to twelve months in companies and institutions of other European countries.
  • Exchanges with universities in Spain (SICUE): Granada, Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Zaragoza, Lanzarote, Oviedo, Madrid and Valencia.
  • UAB Mobility Programme with universities around the world: University of Puerto Rico; Camosun College, Conestoga College and Thomson Rivers University, Canada; University of Belgrano and University of Morón, Argentina; University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; University of Sejhong, South Korea; and University of Xianda-SISU, Shanghai, and Nanjung College, China.

 

Documentation about exchange programmes

Current price per credit

94 euros

Specific grants

8 subsidy and promotion support grants.
Two research support grants.
One study support grant for students with excellent academic achievement.

 

 

 

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