Für alle angehenden Studenten mit einem deutschen Abschluss reicht entweder die Allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur) oder der schulische Teil der Fachhochschulreife (Fachabitur). Weitere Informationen hierzu gibt es auf buas.nl.
The regular application deadline (1 May) for new students will be extended to 1 June.
Can you turn a hotel stay into an unforgettable experience? Do you combine excellent service, sustainability and profit maximisation? If you want to make a difference, this programme is for you!
In hospitality, creating an experience for the guest is all important. How do you respond to the individualisation of society and how do you deal with an increasingly critical customer? You will learn in our Hotel Management programme. After your graduation you will be ready to go the extra mile with your professionalism, creativity and innovative ideas.
Year 1 - Propaedeutic phase
The two first year modules are offered on alternating basis.
Knowing the fundamentals of Hospitality Operations. This module is an introduction to Operations Management and Management Information Systems in hospitality management organizations, in combination with practical training in the in-house training company Sibelicious website/brochure.
Understanding the Hospitality Management Industry. You will learn how to deal with the basics of Finance, Economics, Marketing, Business Law & Ethics and Investigative Abilities in relation to the hospitality management industry.
Competencies learned in these modules are brought together at the end of the year in a final project. In a small group of students you will make a prototype of ‘the lobby of the future’!
Year 2/3 - Main phase I
Year 2 consist of a total of 3 modules, the second and the third of which are offered on alternating basis.
Developing People and Organisations: Take a close look at behavioral aspects of working with people in organisations. (Courses: Oganisational behaviour, Business Law & Ethics, Investigative Abilities and Economics)
Managing Business Performance and Innovation: Learn how to deal with customer relations, service marketing and pricing strategies. (Courses: Accounting, Operations Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing)
Exploring the International Hospitality Industry: In this 5 month practical placement you will experience living and working in a real life, cross cultural hospitality environment abroad.
Year 3 - Main phase II
Creating Excellence in Hospitality Management: The main focus of this module is strategic management. It examines the corporate strategic possibilities of organisations and encourages you to integrate, at a strategic level, what you have learned in previous courses, based on investigative abilities.
Year 4 - Graduation phase
In the final year, you choose a personalised context in which you will perform your bachelor’s thesis and have the possibility to complete a personalised curriculum component (e.g. a minor, work placement, advisory report, business plan). Under the supervision of a personal coach, you will work on your final thesis, which you will defend at the end of the year.
Get a Job
After completing your graduation assignment, you will be equipped to enter a variety of hospitality-related careers, at home or abroad. Alternatively, you might take up positions at other types of companies; conference venues, holiday resorts, wholesalers to the hotel and catering trade, or consultancy agencies.
As a manager in hospitality, you oversee the operations of an organisation that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Our graduates work across the entire spectrum of the hospitality industry, on positions as Banqueting Manager at a conference centre and Sales and Marketing Manager at the head office of an (international) hotel chain.
After graduating you often start your career in an assistant position and over time, you work your way up to (senior) management positions in the hospitality branch.
In HBO Monitor 2018 (an independent guide containing a systematic quality comparison of study programmes in higher education) you can find an indication of the labour market prospects for recent graduates (average starter salary and percentage of unemployed among recent graduates). For the Hotel Management programme, the starter salary of recent graduates amounts to €12,69 an hour before tax. A year and a half after graduation, approximately 97% of the graduates have found a job of which 92% on a Bachelor’s level.
Obtain a Master´s Degree
To broaden your horizon and get to know more about possibilities and crossovers you can make with Hotel Management, you can choose a one-year master’s programme at Breda University of Applied Sciences after your bachelor’s programme in Hotel Management:
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Mgr. Hopmansstraat 2
4817 JT Breda