MBA in Tourism & Hotel Management


Bharathiar University


The M.B.A. in Tourism & Hotel Management program is designed to train online and develop future leaders of the hospitality industry for management level positions. It is offered by Bharathiar University, Coimbatore which is a UGC recognized and NAAC `A Grade' accredited university and is amongst the top ten universities in India. The course duration is spread over two years, which includes a six month industrial training in five star or luxury hotels. The course helps students understand hotel and catering operations in depth. It also gives students hands-on work experience and monitored training through internship in hotels. Students shall also be awarded with three online optional certifications from American Hospitality Academy, USA, World Campus. These modules act as finishing school programs for students.

Online learning platform is an eco friendly tech-enabled learning management system that provides recorded practical and theory classes. Students get anywhere anytime learning flexibility with 24X7 access to virtual classrooms. It also has online assessments to check knowledge and progress periodically.

The aim of this course is to provide education to students who aspire to get management positions in hospitality organizations in both, private as well as public sectors of the industry. Students are introduced, through this course, to the wide choice of career opportunities available within the hospitality / tourism industry. On successful completion of the course, the graduates gain knowledge on the following aspects:

  • The capacity and desire to read analytically on a range of appropriate materials, to think logically and to communicate clearly
  • The technical and managerial skills and product knowledge necessary for a career in the hospitality / tourism industry
  • An interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving and decision making
  • The personal competence necessary for careers at managerial level and operational levels
  • The minimum qualification for admission is graduation in any stream
  • Applicant should be medically fit and the same should be certified by a registered medical officer

The course duration is spread across two years with Theory, Practical and On-the-Job exposure with a 6 month internship

1st Year Subjects

  • Principles of Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Managerial Economics
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management
  • Research Methods for Management
  • Corporate Communication
  • Operations Management

2nd Year Subjects

  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism planning and Marketing
  • Service Marketing
  • International Hospitality Law
  • International Tourism Management
  • Tourism Business Environment
  • Tourism Products
  • Business Environment and Ethics
  • Strategic Management

  • 10th and 12th Mark sheets (attested photocopies)
    • 1 Original
    • 1 Attested copy
    • 1 Photocopy
  • Birth Certificate
  • Transfer or Leaving Certificate
  • Proof of identity
  • 4 passport size photographs

We are proud to boast about the 100% placement records of the past years

Global growth and development of tourism have opened up innumerable openings. As a result graduate can look forward to following career opportunities:

  • Management Trainee in Hotels and allied industries
  • Guest / Customer Relation Executive in Hotels and other service sectors
  • Kitchen Management / Housekeeping Management Trainee in Hotels
  • Career Opportunities in Flight Kitchens
  • Multi Skilled Executive in Fast Food chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering Executives
  • Faculty in Hotel Management / Food Craft Institutes (after gaining industry work experience)
  • Cabin Crew in National and International Airlines
  • Catering Officer or Chef in Cruise Lines
  • Marketing / Sales Executive in Hotel
  • Executive in Tourism Development Corporations and resort properties
  • Self-employed Entrepreneurs

The Training & Placement cell provides excellent infrastructure/ facilities to support every stage of the placement process. Arrangement of pre-training and placements discussions, written test, interviews and group discussions are made as per the requirements of the organization as well as the students. A regular corporate interaction weaves the thread to create a mosaic for 100% placements.

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