The mission of the MHM program is to produce senior level competent managers to serve in different areas if hospitality industry. The MHM program is designed to empower the graduates with necessary skills and abilities so as to manage the ever growing and highly competitive areas of hospitality management in a socially responsible scientifically approached and result oriented fashion.
The specific objectives of the program are to:
- Equip the students with required conceptual knowledge of hospitality industry and management.
- Provide insight into the hospitality industry in practical and theoretical perspectives.
- Develop skills of handling the hospitality industry operation with global context.
- Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students through strategic thinking, problem solving, decision making, situational analysis and leadership.
- Prepare effective change agents in Nepalese society especially for hospitality sector.
- Provide a mix of knowledge of information technology, research methodology and managerial skills.
- Prepare students to proceed on to higher studies in the fields of hospitality management.
ELIGIBILITY CONDITION FOR ADMISSION
- The candidate applying for admission to the MHM program must have:
- Successfully completed Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) or Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) with a minimum score of Second Division (CGPA of 2.0 or Letter Grade of ‘C’), or,
- Successfully completed Bachelor Degree in any discipline with a minimum score of Second Division from T.U. or any statutory universities recognized by the Tribhuvan University along with two (2) years of work experience in hospitality industry or teaching experience of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management subjects at Bachelor level for two (2) years.
- Studied English as a full paper at Bachelor level or equivalent.
- Complied with all the application procedure.
Eligible applicants are required to appear in the entrance test commonly known as Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management. The test will follow international testing pattern and standards. It includes the areas like:
- Verbal ability
- Quantitative ability
- Logical reasoning
- General Awareness
There shall be altogether one hundred (100) objective questions in the CMAT containing twenty-five (25) questions in each section with a total weight of 100 marks.
Applicants securing above cut off point marks in the CMAT will be short-listed. Only short-listed candidates will be interview and selected for admission. Besides, Group Discussion, Presentation and Personal Interviews will be conducted. The final selection for admission will be strictly on merit basis followed by the cumulative score of applicants’ previous academic records, marks obtained in CMAT, Group Discussions and Interviews.
The general teaching pedagogy includes class lectures, group discussions, case studies, guest lectures, role play, research work, project work (individual and group), assignments (theoretical and practical), and term papers. The teaching faculty will determine the choice of teaching pedagogy as per the need of the course.
The concerned faculty shall develop a detailed course outline and work plan at the beginning of each semester and also recommends the basic text and other reference materials for effective teaching – learning of the courses prescribed.
Students during the fourth semester shall be attached to hospitality related industries where they have to work for a period of eight weeks. The industrial attachment for students are closely monitored and evaluated through feedback session with the students, concerned member of the industry and the frequent visit of the faculty members to the industry concerned.
At the end of the attachment, students are required to submit the report (in prescribed format) to FOM through concerned campus at the end of fourth semester. The evaluation of report shall be based on the confidential report by the organization (25 percent), presentation (25 percent) and the report (50 percent). The final evaluation of the industrial attachment shall be done jointly by the examiner appointed by the FOM and the internal examiner designated by the concerned college/campus.
Only those students who have completed the study of first, second and third semester shall be allowed to write the thesis. Each student shall prepare a thesis (an individual and original research report) in the prescribed format based on areas related to the hospitality industry. The thesis has to be written under the direct supervision of a faculty member appointed by the Research Department of the respective campus/college.
Evaluation of the thesis shall be based on the written part carrying 60 percent and viva-voce carrying 40 percent. The final evaluation of the thesis shall be done by examiners appointed by the FOM.
EVALUATIN, EXAMINATION AND GRADING SYSTEM
The MHM program shall be executed through the semester system. There shall be altogether four semesters required to complete the regular program. The internal (on-going) evaluation and the external (end of semester) examination shall carry a weightage of 50 percent respectively. The final grade shall be determined on the overall performance in internal and external examinations.
Passing Grade and Grading System
The final evaluation of students is done through the examination conducted by the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. Students must secure a minimum of Grade ‘B’ or Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 in the internal evaluation in order to qualify to appear in the semester examination. In order to pass the semester examination the student must secure Grade ‘B’ or the average Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00.
The grading system shall be as follows:
|Letter Grade||Cumulative Grade Point Average
|A||4.000||First Division with Distinction|
|3.333 to < 4.000||First Division|
|B||3.000 to < 3.333||Second Division|
|B-||2.667 to < 3.000||Pass in Individual Paper|
Make-up Examination and Re-registration
Students failing in one or more courses at the end of the semester examinations can appear in the make-up examination in the subsequent semester. A student can appear in only two courses (6 credit hours) in the make-up examination. If the student fails in the make-up examination he/she shall have to re-register and repeat the courses as per the course cycle. A student can re-register only in two courses (6 credit hours) in a semester. The examination of the re-registered course(s) shall be held as per the course cycle.
Students are required to attend regularly all theory and practical classes, assignments, study tour, field trip, seminars and presentations as required by the course. A student is required to attend at least 80 percent of such activities in order to qualify for the semester examination.
The MHM program extends over four semesters (two academic years). The MHM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.
- The successful completion of 60 credit hours as prescribed with passing grades of ‘B’ or GPA of 2.667 in all the courses.
- Completion of courses for the fulfillment of the requirements of the MHM program must occur within four years from the time of registration.
A student who has partially completed the MHM program and would like to discontinue his/her studies shall be allowed to withdraw from the program. In such a case, a certificate specifying the credit earned by the student in the program shall be provided on request.
The MHM program requires the students to study a total of 60 credit hours. The curricular structure of the program comprises the following five separate course components.
|Compulsory and Core Courses:||42 Credit Hours.|
|Focus Area Courses:||09 Credit Hours.|
|Elective Courses:||03 Credit Hours.|
|Industrial Attachment:||03 Credit Hours.|
|Thesis:||06 Credit Hours.|
|Total:||63 Credit Hours.|
|First Semester||18 Credit Hours|
|MHM 501: Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 502: Managerial Economics in Tourism and Hospitality Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 503: Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 504: Organizational Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 505: Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality Industry||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 506: Statistics for Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
||15 Credit Hours|
|MHM 507: Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 508: Accommodation Operation Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 509: Food and Beverage Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 510: Travel and Tourism Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 511: Research Methodology||3 Credit Hours|
|Third Semester||15 Credit Hours|
|MHM 512: Human Resource Management||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 513: Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 514: Environmental Management in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 515: Managerial Accounting for Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 516: Quality Management in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|Fourth Semester||18 Credit Hours|
|MHM 517: Planning and Policy Analysis in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 518: E-Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 530: Rural Tourism Management (Elective)||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 531: Event Management (Elective)||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 532: Property Management in Tourism and Hospitality Industry (Elective)||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 601: Internship||3 Credit Hours|
|MHM 602: Thesis||6 Credit Hours|
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