Intermediate Diploma in Hotel Management - Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

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Intermediate Diploma in Hotel Management: This course is a customized course for those students who are aspiring to have a career in hospitality industry. It provides a foundation and clear picture about the industry, its functioning, different departments and overall observation of hospitality sector. With the maximum number of practical and the related theory classes the students can already carve their way to be hospitality professionals.

The aim of Diploma in Hotel Management program is to provide a firm knowledge and understanding of the contemporary hospitality and tourism industries. Students enrolled in this program

earn an accredited Diploma (Equivalent to PCL/high school diploma) in Hotel/Tourism Management. The program is also designed to prepare its graduates to assume entry-level positions in hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and other hospitality outlets.

The specific objectives of the program are:

  1. To enhance students’ critical thinking and to develop their basic analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills.
  2. To offer a comprehensive study of the departments and functions of contemporary hotels including instruction of basic operating principles and concepts.
  3. To provide students with a broad understanding of the fundamental principles and theories of the basic areas of business relating to the fundamentals of management within the hospitality industry.
  4. To provide the skills necessary for entry level positions in all types in the travel, tourism and hotel management fields.
  5. To provide a solid academic, technical and intellectual background that will enable students to pursue higher studies in hotel management or other related fields.



Students who successfully complete a School Leaving Certificate, ‘O’ Level or equivalent are eligible to enroll into this program.

Admission Criteria

Students have to undergo a three step process to fulfill the admission criteria:

1) Firstly selected students have to sit for a written examination and psychometric test.

2) Second they have to participate in a group discussion where a topic will be given by the invigilator.

3) Lastly the selected students will have to go through a one on one personal interview.


The duration of the Diploma in Hotel Management program will be of Two Year Full Time.This program requires the students to cover 72 Credit Hours (120 ECTS Points) including On the Job Training.

Diploma in Hotel/Tourism Management program recognizes the knowledge and skills required for the entry level position in the tourism and hospitality outlets. The program course structure includes four main components: Basic Course, Core Course, Guest Lecture Series and on the Job Training.

  1. The Basic Course focuses on English, Nepali, Accountancy, Marketing, Economics, Introduction to Nepalese Culture and Society.
  2. The Core Course focuses on the functional areas of hotel management. In hotel management, it includes courses on Food Production, Food and Beverage Services Operation, Hotel Accounting, Front Office Management and House Keeping Management.
  3. The Guest Lecture Series focuses on the sharing of ideas and experience with leading working professionals from different walks of life. The objective of this component is to enhance the executive skills and full potentials of the participants and provide an exposure and pathway to successful career.
  4. The On the Job Training focuses on practical training for which students will be attached to some hotels, restaurants and hospitality outlets to acquire actual work experience.

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