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BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Length of the Programme 3 years consisting of: 3 Academic semesters and 3 paid Internship semesters Admission requirements Academic : High School Certificate or equivalent, "A" level or University Entry Examination. English Proficiency: TOEFL 500 (173 PC) or IELTS 5.0 (Academic) Accreditation I. Bachelor's degree in International Hotel Management/ Manager en Hotellerie internationale (Academic Standard II degree registered at the National List of Certification by Ministerial
Order on 1st July 2008, published on Le Journal Official of the French Republic on the 6th July, 2008.)

II. European Bachelor Degree in International Hotel Management


(Degree accredited by Eurhodip, European association awarding hotel and tourism degrees)

European Credit Transfert System (ECTS) Total : 180 credits

Objectives of the programme The Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management trains students for operational and administrative management positions. The programme combines cutting-edge management science with traditional know-how in hotel and restaurant management. Course work is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings. Teaching Method Students are expected to participate actively in every phase of this highly internationalized and multicultural academic programme. Course work complements practical training, cultural and technical seminars. Vatels teaching staff strives to attain outrivaled teaching standards by pushing back the boundaries in their respective disciplines. Programme Organisation The programme consists of a fixed curriculum of required courses. Students alternate between classroom sessions and practical training sessions in which they have the opportunity to apply and test what they have learnt. This programme emphasises on operational and strategic management tools required for international hotel and restaurant management. At the same time nurturing in the student a professional attitude and behavioural characteristics essential for greeting and serving customers and to the effective practice of this profession. The programme is structured around alternating semesters of course work and semesters of paid practical training in France or abroad, with each segment lasting 5 months. During an internship, the student is provided with free board and lodging as well as a monthly allowance of approximately 300 to 500 Euros.

Academic Topics: European Credit Transfert System (ECTS) Year - 1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Total : 180 credits

Management I, Marketing I, Human Resources I, Computer Systems I, Enterprise Economy, Working Methodology, Professional Culture, Personal Grooming & Behaviour, Nutrition & Food Hygiene, French Wines, Enterprises Discovery, Professional Development, French language, French Communication I, English Communication I, Training Initiation, Food & Beverage Environment, Hotel Environment, Management Application, Food & Beverage Training.

Year - 2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Management II, Marketing II, Human Resources II, Computer Systems II, Hospitality Law, Business Law, International Tourism Economy,

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Economics, Hospitality Information, Engineering, Nutrition, Wines of the world, Professional Development, English Communication II, French Communication II, Hotel and Food & Beverage Training.

Year - 3 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. Management III, Hospitality Sales, Tourismology, Enterprise creation, Human Resources Management III, Computer Systems III, Project Management, Intercultural Management, Trainee Assessment, Trainee Report, Hospitality Case Studies, Marketing III, European Knowledge, European Tourism Economy, Negotiation skills, English Communication III, French Communication, Dissertation, Hotel and Food & Beverage Training.

MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT LENGTH OF THE PROGRAMME


1 and 1/2 years for students with Bachelor in Hotel Management (2 Academic periods and 1 paid Internship) 2 and 1/2 years for BA in any major (3 Academic periods and 2 paid Internships)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Foundation Year: Bachelor degree in any major MBA degree: Bachelor in Hotel Management English proficiency: TOEFL 550 (213 PC/80 IBT) or IELTS 5.5 (Academic)

Accreditation
I. Master's Degree in International Hotel Management (Academic Standard I degree registered at the National List of Certification by Ministerial Order on 1st July 2008, published on Le Journal Officiel of the French Republic on the 6th July, 2008.) II. MBA in International Hotel and Tourism Management (Degree accredited by Eurhodip, European association awarding Hotel and tourism degrees) EUROPEAN CREDIT TRANSFERT SYSTEM (ECTS). TOTAL CREDITS : 120 ECTS

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME


The MBA in International Hotel and Tourism Management combines a university teaching approach with a professional edge, whose aim is to train operational and higher managers in the field of hospitality with a wide range of equipment and facilities (business, leisure, sports...) pertaining to international companies. The programme in International Hotel Management prepares students for specialised executive and managerial positions in hotels and tourism companies. The programme combines cutting-edge management science with traditional know-how in hotel and restaurant management. Course work is reinforced through immediate application of knowledge in practical settings. The programme enables students to develop and cultivate managerial competencies such as analytical and organisational skills in addition to nurturing their ability to anticipate and decide rapidly and precisely on matters and situations that arise in all areas of the hotel management sector. Programmes are instructed in English at the Vatel campus of Nimes in the south of France.

TEACHING METHOD
Students are expected to participate actively in every phase of this highly internationalised and multicultural academic programme. Course work complements practical training, cultural and technical seminars and individual or small-group research projects. The teaching staff consists of highly experienced university faculty, expert practitioners, and professionals from hotel, restaurant and tourism world. They strive to attain outrivaled teaching standards by pushing back the boundaries in their respective disciplines.

PROGRAMME ORGANISATION
The programme consists of a fixed curriculum of required courses. Students alternate course work with practical situations in which they have the opportunity to apply and test what they have learnt. Course-instruction in English, emphasises the operational and strategic management tools required for international hotel and restaurant management and for the effective management of tourism companies. The programme consists of two successive semesters of coursework followed by a paid internship in France or abroad. During the internship, the student is provided with free board and lodging as well as a monthly allowance of approximately 400 to 500 Euros.

ACADEMIC TOPICS
EUROPEAN CREDIT TRANSFERT SYSTEM (ECTS). TOTAL CREDITS : 120 ECTS

Foundation Year 1. Management I, 2. Marketing I, 3. Human Resources I, 4. Computer Systems I, 5. Computer Systems I, 6. Nutrition and Wines, 7. Food & Beverage Environment, 8. Hotel Environment, 9. Look & Behaviour, 10. English Communication I, 11. French Communication I, 12. Intercultural Management, 13. Tourism Economics, 14. Negotiation, 15. Enterprise Discovery

YEAR - 2 1. 2. 3. 4. Management II, Financial Accounting , Marketing II, Human Resources II,

5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Computer Systems II, Tourism Economics, Business Law, Hospitality Law, Hospitality Strategy, Enterprise Strategy, French Communication II

FINAL 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Management III, Financial Strategies, Marketing III, Human Resources III, Computer Systems III, Start up Business, French Communication III, Research, Thesis