Hotel and Hospitality Programme, 180 higher education credits
The Hotel and Hospitality Programme is an industry-oriented programme for everyone with a passion for the hospitality area; hotels, service and hospitality.
In this study programme the guest’s experience of a hotel stay, such as hospitality and service, is central. The focus is on the room, the encounter, the product, the atmosphere and the management system. The study programme is basically theoretical but is combined with practical modules to enhance your professional skills, creativity and capacity for innovation. The goal is to attain the skills necessary to create a hotel experience for the senses. The understanding of the whole experience with a hotel stay requires an in-depth knowledge in travelling and tourism, experience knowledge, hotel environment, security, conference and congress knowledge, information, data and communication systems, law, facilities management, and business economics. It is possible to focus your studies in business economics on the hotel and restaurant business. Industry representatives from leading Swedish hotels participate regularly on the programme. The study programme offers international internships at hotels in collaboration with several of the world’s leading industry representatives.
The aim of the study programme is to give you the necessary tools and skills to work in the international tourism and hotel industry. It is also possible to continue to study business economics at a higher level and go on to doctoral studies.
If you want to work in skilled and managerial positions in the modern hotel business, this is the programme for you. The programme is career-oriented and gives you a unique opportunity to study and develop your skills towards working within a modern and international hotel business worldwide. Possible occupations are for example hotel manager or event coordinator.