Unicaf University (ZM)

Bachelor in Hospitality Management

Programme Aims and Objectives
During this course, students will be able to study the principles of key hospitality management concepts. Students will be able to gain significant skills and knowledge regarding the hospitality sector and be able to successfully function in managerial positions in the tourism industry.

The degree programme sets out to provide the student with the necessary tools and competencies to add value to any hospitality organization. The variety and scope of the courses offered provide a sound grounding for entry-level supervisory/managerialpersonnel.

Aims of the Programme
The aims of the programme are the following:
1. Gain expertise in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry and associated fields.
2. Demonstrate theoretical knowledge, practical skills, personal attributes and competencies, as well as an ability to assess industry attractiveness, identify risks and opportunities of
developing business in a global environment that will be required for management positions in a variety of hospitality enterprises.
3. Choose and apply appropriate quantitative or qualitative methodologies to analyse problems and utilize modern technological and analytical tools necessary to support decision-making in tourism organizations.
4. Develop leadership and organizational skills towards communicating vision, inspiring employees and promoting innovation and change.
5. Identify and evaluate ethical issues and communicate justifiable resolutions for practical situations.

Objectives of the Programme
On completion of the programme the student should be able to:
1. collect and analyse data for the purpose of resolving issues directly related to the hospitality industry;
2. develop appropriate skills for the industry;
3. effectively and confidently interact within an organization;
4. problem solve both individually and inteams
5. effectively use resources in order to ‘learn how to learn’


Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-103-ZM Introduction to Bachelor Degree 0.00
Semester 1
UU-ENG-1000-ZM Writing Methods 3.00
UU-MAN-2010-ZM Introduction to Management 3.00
UU-COM-1000-ZM Computer System 3.00
UU-MTH-1000-ZM Introduction to Algebra 3.00
UU-ENG-1001-ZM Composition for English 3.00
Semester 2
UU-ACG-1000-ZM Financial Accounting I 3.00
UU-BBA-2000-ZM Communication for Business 3.00
UU-BBA-2007-ZM Business Communication 3.00
UU-MTH-2000-ZM Statistics I 3.00
UU-MKT-2000-ZM Marketing 3.00
Semester 3
UU-HRM-2045-ZM Hotel Management 3.00
UU-HOM-1000-ZM Hospitality I: An Introduction 3.00
UU-ACG-1001-ZM Accounting II 3.00
UU-MTH-3000-ZM Statistical Methods II 3.00
UU-MTH-1005-ZM Quantitative Methods 3.00
Semester 4
UU-HOM-1010-ZM Introduction to Food Science 4.00
UU-HRM-2037-ZM Tourism and Hospitality Law 3.00
UU-HOM-2010-ZM Maintenance and Housekeeping 4.00
UU-HOM-2020-ZM Introduction to Front Office 3.00
UU-HRM-3070-ZM Food Services 3.00
Semester 5
UU-HOM-3005-ZM Restaurant Management 3.00
UU-HOM-3000-ZM Hospitality Information Systems 3.00
UU-HOM-3010-ZM Food and Beverage Systems 3.00
UU-PSY-1000-ZM General Psychology I 3.00
UU-PSY-1100-ZM Psychology II 3.00
Semester 6
UU-HRM-2000-ZM Event Management 3.00
UU-HRM-3040-ZM Conferences Management and Exhibitions 3.00
UU-MAN-4000-ZM Human Resources 3.00
UU-HRM-2046-ZM Intercultural Communication 3.00
UU-SOC-1000-ZM Principles of Sociology 3.00
Semester 7
UU-HRM-3030-ZM Cultural Geography 3.00
UU-HOM-3020-ZM Design and layout of Food Service Activities 3.00
UU-HOM-4080-ZM Beverage and Food 3.00
UU-BBA-4020-ZM Strategy and Business Policy 3.00
UU-HRM-4000-ZM Quality Management in Services 3.00
Semester 8
UU-COM-3010-ZM Digital Business 3.00
UU-HRM-4040-ZM Transport and Hospitality 3.00
UU-HRM-4050-ZM Tourism Environmental Management 3.00
UU-HRM-4010-ZM Final Year Seminar 3.00
UU-INT-4000-ZM Internship Programme 3.00

Entry Requirements:

Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Zambia Bachelor degree programmes are as outlined below.  Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

·         Regular admission to a Bachelor degree programme requires a full Grade 12 Certificate with O-levels at credit or higher in a number of subjects depending on the course of study   

·         Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry.

·         Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer.

·         English proficiency; grade 6 (Credit) or better on the General Certificate of Education or equivalent

·         Current CV

·         Copy of valid passport or national ID

In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information may be taken into account.

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