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Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism

FCHT

Faculty of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism
KVIK
FCHT
Tourism and Catering
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Programme Objective

The aim of the programme is to release qualified professionals in possession of foreign language skills and an understanding of the financial management and organizational characteristics of tourism and catering businesses and, in possession of practical experience, capable of evaluating and analysing the necessary changes and making optimal decisions.
They also gain knowledge that will enable them to have a comprehensive view of and manage regional tourism management institutions. Equipped with the acquired knowledge, graduates are able to establish and manage tourism businesses and non-profit organizations.

Main Features of the Programme

Full time
Full time
Full time
Full time
Part-time
Part-time
  • Study ScheduleFull time
  • Form of FinancingState scholarship
  • Programme Level(B) Bachelor's program (BA/BSc)
  • LocationBudapest
  • LanguageHungarian
  • Title of the qualification on the diplomaEconomist in Tourism and Catering
  • Educational RequirementSecondary school-leaving certificate

Optional Specializations

Health, Eco and Sports Tourism
The goal of this specialization is to train economist professionals with knowledge in economics, sociology, and applied methodology, as well as a wide-range of specialized expertise, who are able to run, lead, and organize activities in tourism and hotel industries, as well as in areas related to health-, sport- and ecotourism, establish and run small and medium sized enterprises, fill leadership positions in medium and large hotel companies, run management tasks in health-, sport- and ecotourism establishments. Keyword: “preservation of value” (organization of healthy, responsible leisure time) Main topics include: health tourism, sports tourism and sports events, ecotourism, recreation, healthy nutrition
Travel and Event Management
The goal of this specialization is to train economist professionals with knowledge in economics, sociology, and applied methodology, as well as a wide-range of specialized expertise, who are able to run, lead, and organize activities in tourism and hotel industries, travel enterprises, and for event organizations, establish and run small and medium sized enterprises, fill leadership positions in medium and large companies in hotel, travel, and event organization businesses, and handle territorial management systems. Keyword: "organization" (organization of eventful, memorable programs) Main topics include: tour operation, sales in travel business, event management, MICE tourism
Commercial Hospitality
The goal of this specialization is to train economist professionals with knowledge in economics, sociology, and applied methodology, as well as a wide-range of specialized expertise, who are able to run activities in tourism, hotel, and commercial hospitality industries, lead and organise all related work processes, find and analyse factors affecting demand, organize and undertake related service activities, establish and run small and medium sized enterprises, fill leadership positions in small, medium and large companies in hotel and hospitality. Main topics include: hospitality organization and management, kitchen and restaurant knowledge, practical experience, food and beverage knowledge, laboratory exercises, hygiene, nutritional knowledge

If You choose this Programme....

Graduates of the programme know the principles of the functioning of the tourism sector, the domestic and international tourism market and trends and the characteristics, peculiarities and linkages of market participants.

They are capable of planning, organizing, managing and controlling, in full or in part, the activities of tourism and catering businesses.

They are able to develop tourism products innovatively and launch start-up businesses.

They are in possession of human and social skills, cooperation skills and the ability to recognize and effectively deal with problems related to guests through intercultural and multilingual communication, in line with the given type of organization.

They apply IT skills relevant to the specialist field well and are able to cooperate in a project, team and work organization and bring together regional actors effectively.


Programme Content

  • Economics, methodology and business basics,
  • Social science basics
  • Core courses in specialized business administration and management: Sustainable tourism basics; hotel management 1,2,3; tourism marketing; gastronomy basics; Hungary’s tourism geography; SMEs in tourism and catering

Career opportunities

Graduate students are fit for:

  • performing tasks and filling jobs in certain specialist fields of tourism and catering (businesses, municipalities, National Parks, Tourist Information Offices, airlines, car rental agencies);
  • fulfilling managerial tasks at tourism businesses (hotels, boarding houses, restaurants, event organization businesses, travel agencies);
  • creating attractive and experiential offers for local, regional and national organizations (visitor centres, tourist destination management organizations) engaged in tourism development;
  • planning, performing and managing coordination and marketing tasks at regional levels;
  • continuing their studies in a Master’s degree programme.

More information

Tuition fee for non-EU students per semester: 2 500 EUR

About the programme

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