Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management | Purbanchal University

Purbanchal University (PU) offers a master's degree in the field of hospitality which is termed as Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management (MHHM). This course comes under the faculty of Tourism and Hospitality. The total time required to complete this course is 2 years. This course is based on the semester system and has been divided into altogether 4 semesters in total.

This course is specially designed for the students, who want to continue their study in the field of hotel and hospitality. The curriculum of this course consists of different practical projects, seminars, and also field training as well.

List of Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.

Objectives of Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management

The major objectives of this course are:

  • To produce managerial workforce in the sector of service industry
  • To provide detail knowledge to the students about hospitality and service
  • To provide practical training as well as internships in the related sector
  • To offer specialization to cope with current industry competition
  • To provide in-depth knowledge of research and critical analysis
  • To make students familiar with the concepts related to the tourism business management.
  • To energize entrepreneurial capacities through key considering, critical thinking, basic leadership, situational examination, and authority
  • To provide knowledge about using new advance technologies for the well-being of the hospitality field

Admission Requirements in Master of Hotel and Hospitality Management

There is a separate admission criteria for the students who wish to pursue this degree. As this is a master's degree, the eligibility criteria are also made accordingly.

  • First of all, students must have to pass bachelor's degree in hospitality management from a college/ university/ board recognized by Purbanchal University (PU) apply for this course.
  • However, a student whose first degree is not hotel management is also eligible to apply for this program if they have 2 years of full time work experience in the related sector.
  • There will also be a written examination conducted by the Purbanchal University (PU).
  • The students will be short listed on the basis of both academics and written examination.
  • After that the shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview and then selected accordingly.

Students with the non-hospitality background will have to study a foundation course in addition to the actual course. The following subjects are to be studied in the foundation course:

  • Front office Management
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • House Keeping Management
  • Food Production

First Semester

  • : Hospitality Management
  • : French
  • : Management Information System
  • : Equipments & Materials Managemen
  • : Hospitality Purchasing Management

Second Semester

  • : Managerial Accounting
  • : Hospitality Sales and Marketing Management
  • : Hospitality Organization Administration
  • : Tourism Economics
  • : Hospitality & Business Law

Third Semester

  • : Elective Subject - Hospitality Security and Safety Management
  • : Elective Subject - Bar and Beverage Management
  • : Property Design, Planning and Development
  • : Hospitality & Tourism Case Analysis
  • : Production Operation Management
  • : Hospitality Training & Development

Fourth Semester

  • : Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management
  • : Resort Management
  • : Dissertation
  • : Foundation Course (Non-Credit)
  • : Front Office Management
  • : Housekeeping Management
  • : Food & Beverage Service
  • : Food Production

Scope and Career Prospects

There are many job opportunities in the field of hotel and hospitality. Service industries like restaurants, hotels, motels are demanding for the graduates from this degree. Nepalese particularly are highly dependent on the service sector. There are many hotels and resorts in major cities of Nepal. That's why, there are many employment opportunities.

There are many high salaried posts available for MHM graduates, out of those some of the major posts are given below:

  • Accommodation manager
  • Catering manager
  • Event organizer
  • Fast food restaurant manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Public house manager
  • Restaurant manager

Since many international projects are operating in Nepal, it means, tourism industry has started taking big steps. Hospitality sector indeed plays an important role for the growth of the economy of Nepal.

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