Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) - Mid-Western University


Mid-Western University

Management

4 year(s)


The Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) course has been designed to prepare the students to enter the hospitality industry as middle management level employees/managers/trainers and to serve in travel and tourism sectors. It is a four-year fulltime semester system course designed to produce professional human resource for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal. BTTM program explores the wide variety of services provided by today’s travel and tourism industry while developing the business knowledge and skills required for success in the private and public sector of tourism.

Upon completion of BTTM course the students will be able to:

  • gain an understanding of travel and tourism and its operation both theoretically and practically;
  • gain knowledge about not just the fundamentals of travel and tourism but also about the more advanced concepts related to the field;
  • gain knowledge about the policies related to travel and tourism;
  • understand tourism in the light of Nepalese society;
  • handle function of international tourist service operation including handling, managing and planning tours, treks, and rafting program;
  • handle domestic and international ticketing;
  • get employment in national as well as international market;
  • develop an entrepreneurship skill in the travel and tourism industry;
  • join higher level course in travel and tourism
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Admission criteria

Admission Procedure

Candidates seeking admission to BTTM courses should apply in the prescribed form for entrance test within the stipulated time. The applicants should enclose with the application form, attested copies of:

  • Certificate and testimonials of all examinations passed. Equivalency, Transfer and Character Certificates
  • Two recent passport size photographs.
Admission Test

Mid-Western University shall conduct a admission test for BTTM level. The applicants will also be required to sit for an admission test designed to judge their abilities and aptitude for the program in the following areas

  • Group Discussion Presentation
  • Personal Interview

Salient features

Evaluation and Graduation

The evaluation of the students will be based on two components, internal evaluation - an ongoing evaluation by the concerning teachers and external examination -an annual examination at the end of the semester. The weight of evaluation 50 % internal and 50% external. The modalities of evolution shall be as per the following:

Type of Evaluation

Weight to Total Full Marks

Evaluation Methods

Internal

50%

Case  Studies,  Term  Papers, Assignments, Presentations, Tests, Seminars

External

50%

Written Test at the end of the Semester

The internal evaluation will jointly be conducted internally by the concerned teachers and the management of college that will include the performance in assignments, seminars, presentations, case studies, term papers, pre-board exam and so on. In order to qualify to appear in the annual examinations, students must meet the following requirements:

  • The Student must have a minimum 80% attendance of the classes actually held;
  • The students must have a passing grade (50%) in the internal evaluation;
  • No students will be allowed to appear in the next semester final examination without first appearing in the previous semester final examination.

 The grading system in the Semester examination is as follows:

  • Pass
  • Second division
  • First division
  • Distinction
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Eligibility

Students applying for BTTM at Mid-Western University must have:

  • Successfully completed 10+2 or equivalent in any academic stream recognized by Mid-Western University;
  • Must have studied English at 10+2 level (100 marks);
  • Every eligible candidate has to pass the entrance test to be taken by the College.

Curricular structure

The Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) program is spread over a period of 8 semesters gaining 126 credit hours. The following is the course cycle for eight semesters with evaluation scheme:

1st Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 311Principles of Management3
BTTM 312Fundamentals of Tourism3
BTTM 313Introduction to Hospitality Management3
BTTM 314English3
BTTM 315Principles of Marketing3
BTTM 316Travel Service Operation Management I3

2nd Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 321Tourism Economics3
BTTM 322Computer & Information Technology3
BTTM 323Business Communication3
BTTM 324Language I (Chinese/French/Spanish)3
BTTM 325Travel Service Operation Management II3
BTTM 326Adventure Tourism3

3rd Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 331Language II (Chinese/French/ Spanish)3
BTTM 332Managerial Accounting for Travel and Tourism3
BTTM 333Sustainable Tourism Development3
BTTM 334Tourism Products Development3
BTTM 335Culture and Heritage Tourism in Nepal3

4th Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 341Business Finance3
BTTM 342Tourism and Environment3
BTTM 343Tourism Geography3
BTTM 344GDS (Global Distribution System) Ticketing3
BTTM 345Entrepreneurship Development in Tourism and Hospitality3

5th  Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 351Tourism Law3
BTTM 352E-Tourism3
BTTM 353Tourism Policy, Planning and Development3
BTTM 354Tour Guiding3
BTTM 355Human Resource Management for Travel and Tourism3

6th Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 361Marketing for Travel and Tourism3
BTTM 362Air Cargo Management3
BTTM 363Event Management3
BTTM 364Organizational Behaviour for Travel and Tourism3
BTTM 365Peace Tourism3

7th Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 371Strategic Management for Tourism3
BTTM 372Destination Management3
BTTM 373Statistics and Research Methodology3
BTTM 374Crisis and Disaster Management in Tourism3
BTTM 375Airlines Operation Management3

8th Semester 

CodeSubjectCredit Hour
BTTM 381Industrial attachment/ Internship Report 123
BTTM 382Project Report3