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BSc(Hons) in Hospitality Management


Mode of Study: Campus Learning | Distance Learning

The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Hospitality Management is targeted at those wishing tenter the hospitality and tourism sector and build a career in hotel operations by carefully combining theoretical and practical learning tensure that graduates have both the knowledge and the skills tsucceed in the hospitality industry in Botswana. Click here for entry criteria.

Programme details: The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules as detailed below. Some modules may have pre-requisites (i.e. may require the student tpass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be c-requisite (i.e. such modules are required tbe taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal t10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the student.

Core Modules

  • H5-LOP-14: Laundry Operations (10)
  • H5-HKP-14: Housekeeping Operations (10)
  • H5-FR-17: Front Office and Reservations Operations (10)
  • H5-IH-17: Introduction tHotel Operations (10)
  • D5-CS1-13: Communication and Study Skills 1 (20)
  • H5-KOP-14: Kitchen Operations (10)
  • H5-BOP-14: Bar Operations (10)
  • H5-FSE-14: Food Service Operations (10)
  • H5-IFB-14: Introduction tFood and Beverage (10)
  • D5-CS2-13: Communication and Study Skills 2 (20)
  • C5-IC-11: Introduction tComputers (20)
  • B5-BM1-13: Business Management 1 (20)
  • A5-IFA-13: Introduction tFinancial Accounting (20)
  • B6-MKT-13: Marketing Management (20)
  • B7-SBM-13: Small Business Management (20)
  • H7-HHR-14: Hospitality Human Resource Management (20)
  • H7-TLE-14: Travel and Leisure (20)
  • B7-CFI-13: Corporate Finance (20)
  • H7-PPR-13: Professional Practice (60)
  • B8-BRM-13: Business Research Methods (20)
  • H8-PR1-17: Project 1 (20)
  • B8-ENT-13: Essentials of Entrepreneurship (20)
  • B8-STM-13: Strategic Management (20)
  • H8-PR2-17: Project 2 (20)

Elective Modules

  • Select one from the following (Sem3):
    • H6-RM1-15: Rooms Management 1 (20)
    • H6-FB1-15: Food & Beverage Management 1 (20)
  • Select one from the following (Sem4):
    • H6-RM2-15: Rooms Management 2 (20)
    • H6-FB2-15: Food & Beverage Management 2 (20)
  • Select one from the following (Sem5):
    • H7-RMG-16: Revenue Management (20)
    • H7-ECI-14: Environmental and Cultural Interpretations (20)
  • Select one from the following (Sem6):
    • H6-WBH-14: Web-based Applications in Hospitality (20)
    • H7-CBT-16: Community Based Tourism (20)
  • Select one from the following (Sem8):
    • B7-SMK-13: Strategic Marketing (20)
    • H8-SET-14: Sustainable Ec-Tourism (20

Recommended full-time study path (4½ years):

Year Sem Module Credits
Year 1 Sem 1 H5-KOP-14:Kitchen Operations 10
H5-BOP-14: Bar Operations 10
H5-FSE-14: Food Service Operations 10
H5-IFB-14: Introduction toFood and Beverage 10
D5-CS1-13: Communication and Study Skills 1 20
Sem 2 H5-HKP-14: Housekeeping Operations 10
H5-LOP-14: Laundry Operations 10
H5-FRO-17: Front Office and Reservations Operations 10
H5-IHO-17: Introduction to Hotel Operations 10
D5-CS2-13: Communication and Study Skills 2 20
Year 2 Sem 3 C5-ICO-11: Introduction to Computers 20
B5-BM1-13: Business Management 1 20
Elective Modules (any one)
H6-RM1-15: Rooms Management 1 20
H6-FB1-15: Food & Beverage Management 1 20
Sem 4 A5-IFA-13: Introduction to Financial Accounting 20
B6-MKT-13: Marketing Management 20
Elective Modules (any one)
H6-RM2-15: Rooms Management 2 20
H6-FB2-15: Food & Beverage Management 2 20
Year 3 Sem 5 B7-SBM-13: Small Business Management 20
H7-HHR-14: Hospitality Human Resource Management 20
Elective Modules (any one)
H7-RMG-16: Revenue Management 20
H7-ECI-14: Environmental and Cultural Interpretations 20
Sem 6 H7-TLE-14: Travel and Leisure 20
B7-CFI-13: Corporate Finance 20
Elective Modules (any one)
H6-WBH-14: Web-based Applications in Hospitality20
H7-CBT-16: Community Based Tourism 20
Year 4 Sem 7 H7-PPR-13: Professional Practice 60
Sem 8 B8-BRM-13: Business Research Methods 20
H8-PR1-17: Project 1 20
Elective Modules (any one)
B7-SMK-13: Strategic Marketing 20
H8-SET-14: Sustainable Ec-Tourism 20

Admissions Criteria

1) Applicants are expected thave successfully completed secondary schooling. The typical entry requirement is BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana), LGCSE (in Lesoth) or other equivalent secondary school qualification. BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana), LGCSE (in Lesoth) candidates are required tachieve a minimum grade of &lsqu;D&rsqu; in five subjects.

2) Applicants must have 10 points in English and Mathematics combined or 32 points in the top 5 subjects.

3) Applicants in possession of a Diploma or Higher Diploma in related field may be given exemptions based on the credit point equivalency

4) For enquiries and more information please visit our website: www.bothouniversity.com

Applicants that do not meet the normal entry criteria but possess relevant industry experience will be considered through recognition of prior learning (RPL).

The following modules will be exempted:

1) Introduction to Hotel Operations

2) Housekeeping Operations

3) Introduction to Food and Beverage

4) Food Service Operations

5) Laundry Operations

6) Bar Operations

7) Kitchen Operations

8) Front Operations & Reservations