Bachelor of Hotel Management

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Hotel Management

Step into the extraordinary world of hospitality through our Bachelor of Hotel Management program designed to shape the future leaders of this vibrant industry, empowering students with exceptional skills and expertise to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.

At GCU, we provide a comprehensive and industry-driven curriculum that prepares students for a successful career in the dynamic field of hospitality management. Here’s why GCU stands out as the best choice for pursuing your Bachelor of Hotel Management degree.

Our program covers a wide range of key courses essential for a well-rounded education in hotel management. Students will be exposed to various aspects of the industry, including food production…

Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Food Production Foundation I
  • Food and Beverage Service Foundation I
  • Front Office Operations Foundation I
  • Housekeeping Operations Foundation I
  • Food and Beverage Skills
  • Excel Skill

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Food Production Foundation II
  • Food and Beverage Service Foundation II
  • Front Office Operations Foundation II
  • Housekeeping Operations Foundation II
  • Leadership
  • Writing Skills

Semester 3

Course Title

  • Introduction to Indian cookery
  • Food & Beverage Service Operations
  • Front Office Operations
  • Housekeeping Operations
  • Food Science
  • Innovation, Creativity, Design Thinking

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Introduction to Italian and Mexican Cuisine
  • F&B Service Management-I
  • Accommodation Management-I
  • Hospitality Law
  • Bakery, Confectionery & Patisserie
  • Nutritiona and Dietitics in Gastronomy
  • Sommelier Skills

Semester 5

Course Title

  • Internship Project

Semester 6

Course Title

  • Introduction to Chinese & Thai Cuisine
  • F&B Service Management-II
  • Accommodation Management-II
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Computers in Hospitality Services
  • Over-all Food Sensors
  • Hotel Revenue Management Skills

Semester 7

Course Title

  • Human Resource Management
  • Travel & Tourism Management
  • Culinary Management
  • Food Service Management
  • Front Office Management
  • House Keeping Management
  • Advanced Digital Marketing and Social Medial Learnings
  • AI, VR and AR

Semester 8

Course Title

  • Specialization Internship Project
  • Facing and Excelling in Interviews

Semester 6

Course Title Introduction to Chinese & Thai Cuisine F&B Service Management-II Accommodation Management-II Hospitality Marketing Computers in Hospitality Services Over-all Food Sensors Hotel Revenue Management Skills

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Understanding Consumer Experience in Food and Beverage

Using Basic Formulas and Functions in MS Excel

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Sustainable High End Tourism
Good with Words - Writing and Editing

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Science of Gastronomy         
Effective Service Innovation by Design in Hotel Management

Semester 4

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Building a Healthy Plate        
Wine Tasting - Sensory Techniques for Wine Analysis

Semester 5

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Foundation of Sensory Science
The fundamentals of Revenue Management - The cornerstone of Revenue Stratergy

Semester 7

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Hotel Digital Marketing and Social Media Stratergy
Introduction to Hospitality Management in the 21st Century

Semester 8

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

The Art of the Job Interview

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Foundation of Sensory Science
The fundamentals of Revenue Management - The cornerstone of Revenue Stratergy

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment that prepares our Hotel Management students to excel in the industry. Our pedagogy encompasses a range of dynamic approaches, including immersive case study assessments that challenge students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios specific to the hospitality field. Through engaging mini projects, students unleash their creativity, problem-solving skills, and teamwork abilities, fostering a sense of innovation and adaptability required in the hotel industry. We’ve also integrated independent study opportunities through specialized online platforms, empowering students to explore their interests and deepen their understanding of hotel management concepts. 

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
BHM

Course Duration
4 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000 + 19000 Hospitality Kit

7 Subsequent Installments
INR 60,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
BHM

Course Duration
4 years

1st Installment
$ 500 + INR 19000 Hospitality Kit

7 Subsequent Installments
$ 857

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Programme Prospects

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a Bachelor of Hotel Management degree course at GCU, graduates have a wide range of trending career paths to explore within the hospitality industry. Here are some of the most sought-after career paths that open up for BHM graduates:

Hotel Manager/Assistant Manager: Graduates can pursue managerial roles in hotels and resorts, overseeing operations, guest satisfaction, staff management, and financial performance. Recruiting companies: Taj Hotels, The Oberoi Group, ITC Hotels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

Bachelor of Hotel Management

Step into the extraordinary world of hospitality through our Bachelor of Hotel Management program designed to shape the future leaders of this vibrant industry, empowering students with exceptional skills and expertise to thrive in an ever-evolving global landscape.

At GCU, we provide a comprehensive and industry-driven curriculum that prepares students for a successful career in the dynamic field of hospitality management. Here’s why GCU stands out as the best choice for pursuing your Bachelor of Hotel Management degree.

Our program covers a wide range of key courses essential for a well-rounded education in hotel management. Students will be exposed to various aspects of the industry, including food production, food and beverage service, front office operations, housekeeping operations, HRM, travel and tourism management, accommodation management, bakery confectionery and patisserie, hospitality marketing, hospitality law, hospitality research, and hospitality costing.

We believe in the power of experiential learning. At GCU, students gain practical hands-on experience in different cuisines such as French, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and Thai. They will also receive training in bakery, confectionery, and patisserie.

Our program includes practical training in restaurant management, bar management, gueridon service, and mixology, which are vital components of food and beverage service operations and management.

Additionally, students will learn essential skills in housekeeping management, including bed-making techniques, area cleaning, floral arrangements, and interior design concepts. We also provide training on hotel software, guest folio calculation, revenue management, case studies, and role play as part of front office management.

To excel in the hospitality industry, students need to master specialized tools and skills. At GCU, we provide training in handling knives, kitchen utensils, and restaurant and bar equipment. Students will develop creative skills in floral arrangement and learn innovative techniques in the preparation and presentation of gastronomic delights. They will also have the opportunity to explore creative chocolate-making and sugar arts.

Research-Based Learning: We foster a culture of innovation and research in hospitality domains. GCU encourages students to engage in research-based learning, allowing them to contribute to the advancement of the field. Students are provided with opportunities to work on innovative projects in molecular gastronomy and explore research topics related to hospitality.

GCU values industry relevance and maintains collaborations with professional associations such as the Professional Housekeeper’s Association, South India Hotel and Restaurant Association, and the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India. These partnerships provide students with exposure to industry standards, practices, and networking opportunities. Additionally, GCU has established ties with leading five-star properties in the city, including Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Conrad, Shangri-La, Radisson, Hyatt, Taj, The Oberoi, Leela Hotels, and ITC Hotels, ensuring that students gain real-world insights and experiences.

To bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, industrial training is a vital part of our program. Students have the opportunity to undergo 6 months to a yearlong training in hotels, where they can refine their technical skills and develop into well-rounded hospitality professionals.

To enhance the learning experience, GCU regularly invites guest speakers and industry experts. These professionals provide valuable insights, share their experiences, and interact with students, keeping them updated on the latest industry trends and practices.

GCU encourages students to nurture their entrepreneurial spirit and offers various hospitality-related skills development opportunities. Whether it’s culinary skills, mixology, management, accounting, or marketing skills, students are empowered to explore their entrepreneurial potential.

We understand the importance of guidance and support in a student’s journey. At GCU, we provide mentorship programs where each junior or senior student is paired with a mentor from the hospitality industry. These mentors offer valuable advice, share their wisdom, and provide professional development resources to help students navigate their career paths successfully.

GCU offers professional certifications to enhance students’ knowledge and skills in specialized areas such as food packaging and technology, food fortification, managing services, food sustainability, mindful eating, healthy cooking specialization, and food safety and toxicology. These certifications add value to students’ resumes and increase their employability.

GCU encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration, allowing students to explore projects and initiatives that integrate hospitality with other departments such as life sciences, computational sciences, and fashion apparel design. These collaborations provide a diverse array of choices and foster innovation and creativity.

To ensure overall growth and development, GCU organizes numerous extracurricular activities. Our Department of Hospitality Management and Technology offers the Club De Gastronome, a unique platform for students to engage in gastronomic experiences and further their passion for the culinary arts.

Choosing GCU for your Bachelor of Hotel Management education means immersing yourself in a holistic learning environment that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience, industry collaborations, and a focus on personal and professional growth. Join us at Garden City University and embark on an exciting journey towards a successful career in the thriving hospitality industry.

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