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BS Hospitality Management

Discover the latest addition to our academic offerings at Beaconhouse National University. In collaboration with Hashoo School of Hospitality Management, we are proud to present the BS Hospitality Management program, housed under the Department of Hospitality Management at the School of Management Sciences. Embark on a journey of academic excellence and hands-on learning in the dynamic field of hospitality.

Welcome to the Future of Hospitality Management at Beaconhouse National University!

Program Overview

Duration: 4 years, 8 semesters

Credits: 130

Areas: Hospitality Business Management, Hotel Management, Food and Beverage, Hospitality Marketing, Hospitality Finance

  • Program Description

    Embark on an exciting journey with our newly introduced four-year Bachelor's degree program in Hospitality Management. In collaboration with the well-known Hashoo School of Hospitality Management and the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH), United Kingdom, we bring you an unparalleled opportunity to excel in the dynamic world of hospitality.

    Practicum and hospitality labs of hospitality management students will be held at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore and other Hashoo Hotels nationwide. With over four decades of industry leadership, our industry collaborator, Hashoo Group, is renowned for owning and operating prestigious five-star Pearl-Continental Hotels, Marriott Hotels, PC Legacy, and the Hotel One brands in Pakistan.

    What sets our BS in Hospitality Management program apart is the exceptional "Guaranteed Job Placements" offered by our esteemed industrial partner. This unique opportunity ensures that you will be well-equipped to kickstart your career in the flourishing hospitality industry.

  • Practical Training at Hashoo Hotels

    As mentioned in our previous section, we envision a strong collaboration with the Hashoo Group, the largest hotel group in the country. To enhance the practical learning experience of our students, we propose that they undertake their practical training and internships at various Hashoo hotels. This arrangement will allow students to gain firsthand experience in hotel operations, food and beverage management, guest services, and other essential aspects of the industry.

  • CTH UK Diploma

    CTH (confederation of Tourism and Hospitality) is the UK’s leading specialist professional awarding body for qualifications in the growing hospitality and tourism sector. Under this proposed collaborative program Department of Hospitality Management became the center of CTH UK. Our curriculum is well integrated with CTH Modules. After successful completion of first two years BNU Hospitality students will be able to get UK level 4 and UK level 5 diploma after necessary testing from CTH. This means our student after completion of first two years may proceed abroad and could complete their Bachelors (Hons) degree from UK or many other countries in just one year. Students completing year 3 and 4 of BS Hospitality Management will be able to get UK level 6 diploma after necessary testing from CTH.

  • Scholarships

    Merit Scholarships: Up to 75% of the tuition fees

    Need Based Scholarship: Up to 100% subject to assessment of the need, certain verifications and competence

    Beaconhouse Group Patronage Scholarship: 100% admission fee waiver for all graduates of Beaconhouse School System or its affiliates.

  • Career Prospects

    BS in Hospitality Management offers diverse and promising career prospects in the dynamic hospitality industry. Graduates with this degree are well-equipped to pursue roles in hotel and resort management, event planning, food and beverage management, and tourism operations. Additionally, they can explore opportunities in restaurant management, catering services, and cruise line operations. With the increasing global demand for hospitality services, graduates can also consider careers in international hospitality management, luxury brand management, and destination marketing. Furthermore, the skills acquired through this program, including customer service, leadership, and strategic planning, position graduates for advancement into executive and corporate-level positions within the industry. Overall, a BS in Hospitality Management opens doors to a wide range of exciting and rewarding career paths in the vibrant world of hospitality.

  • Program Objectives 

    The BS in Hospitality Management program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry, including its operational, managerial, and strategic aspects. Students will gain a solid foundation in business, customer service, and hospitality operations, preparing them for diverse roles within the field. The program also focuses on cultivating leadership skills, cultural awareness, and ethical decision-making in the context of hospitality management.

  • Program Goals

    The program's primary goal is to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in various sectors of the hospitality industry. It seeks to foster an understanding of global hospitality trends, sustainable practices, and innovative approaches to guest experiences. Additionally, the program aims to instill in students a strong sense of professionalism, adaptability, and critical thinking, enabling them to thrive in dynamic and competitive hospitality environments.

  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the BS in Hospitality Management, students will demonstrate proficiency in areas such as hospitality operations, revenue management, and customer relationship management. They will exhibit effective communication and teamwork skills, essential for collaborating in diverse hospitality settings. Furthermore, graduates will showcase the ability to analyze industry trends, develop strategic plans, and apply ethical principles in decision-making. Overall, the program aims to produce graduates who are well- prepared to lead and innovate within the ever-evolving hospitality landscape.

  • Admission Criteria

    Motivated candidates with a serious commitment to learning and minimum 45% marks in intermediate or equivalent marks in A-levels or High School Diploma are eligible to apply for BS Hospitality Management. Admission offers will be subject to the decision of the admission committee based on the candidate’s academic history and performance in the test and interview.

  • Program Summary


    BS Degree Associate Degree Post-Associate BS Degree
    Duration 4 Years 2 Years 2 Years
    Number of Semesters 8 4 4
    Credit Hours 130 67 63
     Entry Requirement Intermediate or Equivalent with 45% Marks Intermediate or Equivalent with 45% Marks Associate Degree in Hospitality
  • Program Structure

    Sr Categories No of Courses Credit Hours  HEC Req. Credit Hours
    1. Compulsory Courses (As per Undergraduate Policy 2023, must be completed in first 2 years)
    12 33 30
    2.  Other Department /School General Courses (Inter-Disciplinary)
    4 12 21 - 24
    3.  Discipline Specific Foundation Courses (CTH Level 4 & Level 5)
    14  34 30 - 33
    4. Major Courses including research project/internship (CTH Level 6 + Advance Courses)
    12 + Internship 39 36 - 42
    5. Electives Within the Majors (Hospitality Business Management)
    4 12 12
      Total 47 130 124 - 136
  • Roadmap

    Key: IDC*=Inter-disciplinary course from other schools /Departments, C= Compulsory General Education As per HEC Policy, F=Discipline Specific Foundation Course, M=Major Course (Discipline Specific), **E=Elective Course (Student may take an elective course from any Business specialization course being offered in the School of Management Sciences)

    • Year 1 Semester 1

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      Foundation English EDU-101 C4 3
      Islamic Studies SLA-103 C8 2
      Business Mathematics BBA-201 C6 3 -
      Global Tourism & Hospitality BSH-401 F1 2
      Rooms Division Operations BSH-402 F2 2+1  
      Rooms Division Supervision BSH-403 F3 2+1
      Total     16  
    • Year 1 Semester 2

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hours Course Pre-Requisites
      Business Communication  BBA-114 C5 3 C4
      Pakistan Studies  SLA-102 C9 2
      Information Technology: Theory & Practice
      C10 3
      Customer Service Management in Hospitality & Tourism BSH-404 F4 2
      Finance in Tourism & Hospitality BSH-405 F5 2
      Food & Beverage Operations BSH-406 F6 2+1
      Food & Beverage Supervision BSH-407 F7 2+1  
      Total     18
    • Year 2 Semester 3

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      Food and Nutrition (Natural Sciences)
      C2 3  
      Business Economics
      C3 3
      Business Statistics BBA-105 C4 3
      Human Resource Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      BSH-501 F8 2
      Food & Beverage Management BSH-502 F13 2+1 F6, F7
      Understanding Funding & Finance in Tourism & Hospitality
      BSH-503 F9 2 F5
      Total     16
    • Year 2 Semester 4

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      Entrepreneurship & Business Development BBA-309 C11 3 F1
      Food & Culture (Humanities)   C1 3
      Civics & Social Work
      C12 2
      Customer Relationship Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      BSH-504 F11 2+1 F4, F10
      Strategic Marketing in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      BSH-505 F10 2 F4
      Contemporary Issues in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      BSH-506 F12 2 F1
      Facilities Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      BSH-507 F14 2 F2, F3
      Total     17
    • Year 3 Semester 5

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      IDC*   IDC1 3
      Artificial Intelligence for Business*   IDC5 3 C10
      Management Information System: Theory & Practice*

      IDC6 3 C10
      The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment
      BSH-601 M1 3 F10, F12
      Managing Events for Hospitality & Tourism
      BSH-602 M2 3 F6, F7, F3
      Total     15
    • Year 3 Semester 6

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      IDC*
      IDC2 3
      Business Research Methods BBA-316 M5 3 C7
      Digital Marketing BBA-318 M6 3 F10
      Business Strategy for Hospitality & Tourism
      BSH-603 M3 3 F1
      Quality Management for Hospitality & Tourism
      BSH-604 M4 3  
      Total     15
    • Year 4 Semester 7

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      IDC*   C4 3  
      **Elective Course
        E1 3 -
      **Elective Course
        E2 3 -
      Business and Professional Ethics*

      IDC4 3
      Food Supply Chain Management
      BSH-605 M7 3
      Total     15
    • Year 4 Semester 8

      Course Title Course Code Course Category Credit Hrs Course Pre-Requisites
      IDC*
      IDC4 3  
      **Elective Course
        E3 3
      **Elective Course
        E4 3
      Sustainable Tourism Planning BSH-606 M8 3
      Final Year Project   M9 3 C7, C11, M5
      Semester Total     15
      Sub Total     127  
      Mandatory Internship    M(10) 3  
      Total     130  
    • General Education: 30 CHs As per New Undergraduate Policy 2023

      HEC Requirement as per Undergraduate Policy 2023

      Courses No. of Courses Credit Hrs
      Arts & Humanities 1 2
      Natural Sciences 1 3
      Social Sciences 1 2
      Functional English 1 3
      Expository Writing 1 3
      Quantitative Reasoning 1 3
      1 3
      Islamic Studies 1 2
      Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan 1 2
      Applications of Information and Technology 1 3
      Entrepreneurship  1 2
      Civics and Community Engagement  1 2
      Total 12 30

       

      BS Curriculum

      Code  Courses Credit Hrs
      C1 Food & Culture 3
      C2 Food & Nutrition 3
      C3 Business Economics 3
      C4 Foundation English 3
      C5 Business Communication 3
      C6 Business Mathematics 3
      C7 Business Statistics 3
      C8 Islamic Studies 2
      C9 Pakistan Studies 2
      C10 Information Technology: Theory & Practice 3
      C11 Entrepreneurship & Business Development  3
      C12 Civics & Social Work 2
        Total 33
    • Foundation, Major, Elective and Integrated Courses

      Discipline Specific Foundation Courses CTH Level 4 & Level 5

      Courses Credit Hrs
      CTH Level 4
      Global Tourism & Hospitality 2
      Rooms Division Operations 2+1
      Rooms Division Supervision 2+1
      Customer Service Management in Tourism & Hospitality
      2
      Finance in Tourism & Hospitality 2
      Food & Beverages Operations 2+1
      Food & Beverages Supervision 2+1
      CTH Level 5
      Human Resource Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      2
      Understanding Funding & Finance in Tourism & Hospitality
      2
      Strategic Marketing in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      2
      Customer Relationship Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      2+1
      Contemporary Issues in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      2
      Food & Beverages Management 2+1
      Facilities Management in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry
      2
      Total 34

       

      Major Courses CTH Level 6 + Advanced Courses

      Courses Credit Hrs
      CTH Level 6
      The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment
      3
      Managing Events for Hospitality & Tourism
      3
      Business Strategy for Hospitality & Tourism
      3
      Quality Management for Hospitality & Tourism
      3
      Advanced Courses
      Food Supply Chain Management 3
      Sustainable Tourism Planning  3
      Internship 3
      Business Research Methods 3
      Digital Marketing 3
      Business & Professional Ethics 3
      Artificial Intelligence for Business 3
      Management Information System: Theory & Practice
      3
      Final Year Project 3
      Total 39
    • Inter-Disciplinary and Elective Courses

      Inter-Disciplinary Courses

      12 Credit Hours
       CTH Level 4
       Courses  Credit Hrs
      IDC1 3
      IDC2 3
      IDC3 3
      IDC4 3

       

      Elective Courses

      12 Credit Hours
       CTH Level 5
       Courses Credit Hrs 
      Elective 1 3
      Elective 2 3
      Elective 3 3
      Elective 4 3
      * BS Hospitality offers Electives in the area of “Hospitality Business Management”. For that students can choose the recommended elected courses from Business / Management Specialization Courses.
  • Mandatory Internship

    Six to eight weeks’ internship will be mandatory for all students. Internship placements will be made from Hashoo Hotels, will be supervised and have 3 credit hours on pass/fail basis.

  • Degree Requirement

    Students are required to complete 130 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 CGPA and complete a mandatory internship and a final year project to qualify for the award of the degree. The student's academic performance and commitment to their studies are continuously monitored. Contrary to any other policy, the students failing to meet minimum academic standards and having a casual attitude toward their studies are dropped from the program. A hundred percent attendance of the delivered lectures is mandatory, however, the students with a minimum of 75% attendance are eligible to appear in the final examination. A course is automatically graded as W* if the number of absences exceeds 8 in a course of 3 credit hours each.

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