Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management Concentration will develop among the students, the skills and competencies in the area of Hospitality focusing on the importance of Sustainability. It is aligned with the Hospitality sector and Business environment of the GCC. The Concentration through its specialized courses will inculcate among the students the knowledge about various aspects of Hospitality like The Hotel Business, The Restaurant Business, Recreation, Attractions, Clubs, Meetings, Conventions, Expositions and Events.

The students through this concentration will be able to develop the competencies to work in multi-cultural environment and will contribute to the dynamic and growing hospitality sector of UAE. The new Hospitality concentration has a practical focus and is well designed to equip graduates with skills required for managerial roles within the hospitality industry which will better serve the community. Graduates will be able to work in hotels, tourism, and event management.
In addition to general and core courses the students will study the following compulsory and elective courses in Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality Management) program:

Compulsory courses

  • Introduction to Hospitality &Tourism Management
  • Lodging Management
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Facilities Development
  • Internship

Concentration electives (any 2)

  • Sustainability in Hospitality
  • Event Management
  • Legal Aspects of the Hospitality Industry
  • Financial Accounting for Hospitality Organizations
  • Consumer Behavior
  • E Marketing

Hold a UAE High School Certificate or its equivalent (Pass)
Original High school certificate for the 12th grade with average minimum of 60% or its equivalent (Pass)
For Students holding American Secondary Degree (High School Diploma) or The International/French Baccalaureate:
  • Must have completed 12 years of studies upon obtaining the High School Certificate
  • Submit a certified copy of grades 10, 11, and 12 transcript certificates
  • Must have completed at least (6) courses successfully within at least four of the following
  • study areas: Mathematics, Sciences, Social Studies, and languages
For Students holding a British Secondary Certificate (IGCSE, GCSE, GCE):
  • A total of 7 O-Level or GCSE/IGCSE subjects are required or alternatively, a combination of O-Level and AS/A-Levels, provided that the subjects cover at least four of the following fields:
    Math, Science, Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences and/or Arts and Design.
  • The minimum required grades for the above accepted subjects are “C” for the O level, “D” for AS level, and “E” for the A level.
One of the Following English Proficiency Requirements (Applies for all levels Above)
TOFEL IBT: Score 61TOFEL ITP: Score 500IELTS (Academic) Score: 5.0
Pearson Score: between 36 to 44EMSAT Score: 1100Cambridge (Advanced) Score: 41
Documents Required to Apply
Application Form, completed and signed by the applicant;
A non-refundable application fee of AED 420;
Original High School Certificate approved by the UAE Ministry of Education or Equivalent
IELTS/TOEFL (or equivalent) score certificate in original
Official Academic Transcripts and Course Description
Four Passport size photographs
Copy of Passport, Visa Page and Emirates ID Card
No objection letter from NATIONAL MILITARY SERVICE for UAE Nationals

Bachelor of Business Administration Program : 4 Major Learning Blocks
Learning BlocksCredit Hours
General Education30 Credit Hours
Business Core69 Credit Hours
Concentration Electives06 Credit Hours
Concentration Courses18 Credit Hours
Total123 Credit Hours
General Education Courses
SNCourse IDCourse TitleCredit Hours
1GED101Computer Applications3
2GED102English Writing Skills3
3GED103Advanced English Writing Skills3
4GED104Islamic Culture3
5GED 105Environmental Studies3
6GED 106Business Mathematics3
7GED 107UAE Society & Culture3
8GED 108Introduction to Arts3
9GED 109Critical Thinking3
10GED 110Innovation and Entrepreneurship3
Business Core
SNCourse IDCourse TitleCredit Hours
1ECON 201Microeconomics3
2BULW 305Business Law3
3ECON 204Macroeconomics3
4STAT 201Business Statistics3
5BUSN 203Business Communication3
6MGMT 208Principles of Management3
7MKTG 201Principles of Marketing3
8RESM 202Research Methodology3
9ORGB 309Organizational Behavior3
10ECON 206The Global Economy3
11ACCT 202Introduction to Financial Accounting3
12ECON 207The GCC Economies3
13FINA 204Financial Management3
14ACCT 203Managerial Accounting3
15MGMT 308International Business3
16MGMT 307Operations Management3
17MGMT 403Leadership3
18MGMT 209Career Preparation and Planning3
19MGMT 404Management of Change3
20MGMT 401Project Management3
21STRT 405Strategic Management3
22MISM 402Management Information Systems3
23ETIC 306Business Ethics3
Concentration Electives ... 2 courses (6 Credit Hours)
(any two to be chosen from the given concentration electives)
SNCourse IDCourse TitleCredit Hours
1-Elective 13
2-Elective 23
Hospitality Management Concentration ... 18 Credit Hours
SNCourse IDCourse Title 
1HOM 300Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Management3
2HOM 400Lodging Management3
3HOM 401Hospitality Marketing3
4HOM 402Food and Beverage Management3
5HOM 403Hospitality Facilities Development3
6INT 406Internship3