Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management | Kathmandu University

The BHTM is an undergraduate degree offered by Kathmandu University (K.U), under the faculty of Hospitality and Tourism. BHTM in Kathmandu University is a practice oriented and industry relevant program. BHTM is a 4 year program. This degree is based on semester system and has been divided into altogether eight semesters in total, covering a total of 132 credit hours, in which 16.5 credit hours i.e. a minimum period of 6 months is for an internship program. Internship can be done in any business, industrial, governmental or non-governmental organization related to hotel, restaurants, accommodations, travel agency, trekking agency, and airlines. This BHTM course provides both theoretical and practical understanding to the students to empower them with the proficient knowledge of operations and management in the tourism industry. This degree focuses to develop an entrepreneurial skill in the essential field and provide students an opportunity to work in relevantsector professionally as well as successfully.

List of Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

The main objectives of BHTM are as follows:

  • To provide theoretical and practical knowledge to the students for proper handling, managing and planning of the tourism sector.
  • To produce the human resources with a high level of managerial and entrepreneurial knowledge.
  • To provide professional skills for the improvement of the hospitality industry of our nation.
  • To develop competent and dedicated human resources who can set principles for quality assurance of the services offered in tourism industry.
  • To produce professional and successful managers and executives who can carry out and execute plans and policies in hospitality sector.
  • To develop a successful entrepreneur providing them the knowledge, skill and the approach required for the overall self-development in the hospitality sector.
  • To help students to improve their intellectual and analytical abilities to build a successful career in the tourism field taking up managerial and entrepreneurial roles effectively.
  • To promote the managerial and entrepreneurial skills of the students with the continuous practice in related work.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Eligibility for the Admission:

  • The applicant must pass Kathmandu University Undergraduate Minimum Admission Test (KUUMAT) exam conducted by Kathmandu University with at least the minimum pass score.
  • Students must have to complete their 10+2 or Proficiency Certificate Level(PCL), or any level equivalent to them from colleges/ universities recognized by Kathmandu University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or CGPA of 2.00 on the scale of 4.00 or have to pass GCE 'A' level with a minimum GPA of 'C' or above.
  • Non-Nepali (International) students can also apply.

NOTE: To attend the Kathmandu University Undergraduate Minimum Admission Test, applicants are required to contact Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) which is located in Balkumari, Lalitpur. The contact detail of KUSOM is 5544077, 5544078 and website is http://www.kusom.edu.np

Required Documents:

  • Certification of successful performance in KUUMAT.
  • Copy of a School Leaving Certificate (SLC) or equivalent level mark sheet.
  • Copy of a Proficiency Certificate Level, 10+2 or equivalent level transcript.
  • Copy of a Migration Certificate (Original during the admission).
  • Copy of a Character Certificate issued by institution last attended.
  • One self-written essay (Personality Profile).
  • Two recommendation letters from principal / teachers of school/ college last attended.
  • Copy of a Citizenship Certificate or valid Passport.

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Syllabus


First Semester

  • : Food Production
  • : Food & Beverage Management
  • : Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  • : Managerial Communications
  • : Principles of Management
  • : Psychology

Second Semester

  • : Basic French
  • : Front Office Operation
  • : House Keeping
  • : Travel and Tourism Service Operation
  • : Economics
  • : English

Third Semester

  • : Travel Geography
  • : Food Production -
  • : Mathematics and Statistics
  • : Food and Beverage Service Management
  • : Sociology
  • : Food Science, Nutrition and sanitation

Fourth Semester

  • : Managerial Accounting
  • : House Keeping-II
  • : Front Office Operations -II
  • : Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • : Business Environment
  • : Tourism Policy, Planning, and Development

Fifth Semester

  • : Food Production-III
  • : Food and Beverage Service Management-III
  • : Airline Operations and Management
  • : Information and Communication Systems
  • : Financial Management
  • : Organization Behavior

Sixth Semester

  • : Operation Management
  • : Business and Hospitality Law
  • : Facility Management
  • : Event Management
  • : Tourism Destination Management
  • : Human Resource Management

Seventh Semester

  • : Strategic Management
  • : Strategic Management
  • : Research Methodology
  • : Security and Loss Prevention Management
  • : Service Marketing
  • : Entrepreneurship
  • : Elective-I

Eighth Semester

  • : Internship and Project Report
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