Hotel Management


Info: The Undergraduate Course in Hotel Management is officially recognised by Turismo de Portugal, IP (the central public authority responsible for promotion, enhancement and sustainability of Tourism activities), as stated in the Decree no. 271/82, 13 July, later changed by Decree no. 148/2006, 1 August, which makes it possible for our graduates to apply for the professional certification as Hotel Manager Assistant.


Apart from developing interpersonal, organisational and coordination skills, flexibility and adaptability, critical thinking, autonomy and ethical responsibility, the Course aims at providing students with communicational and linguistic competences and a deep awareness of the social, economic and cultural backdrop of the world of work. Our students are provided with a solid theoretical basis, in close connection with the sector’s best practices, so that they master hotel systems and operations to be able to integrate, coordinate and manage them.

Possible Career Paths

Heading and Managing several sectors and/or departments in hotel and restaurant units (Restaurant Manager, F&B Manager, Accommodation Manager; Sales Manager, Assistant to the Manager, Hotel Manager).

Heading and Managing the accommodation division in hospitals, health care units, nursing homes, hot-spring resorts and spas.


Entrance Exams

Taking one of the following exams:

(04) Economics
(17) Mathematics for Social Sciences
(18) Portuguese Language

Minimum requirements

Application grade: 95 marks
Entrance exams: 95 marks
Course Schedule: Daytime

Course Duration: 6 Semesters
Degree: Undergraduate


1st Year

Course Type ECTS
Economics 1st Semester 4
English I 1st Semester 4
Quantitative Methods 1st Semester 4
Information and Communication Technology I 1st Semester 4
Foundation of Business Management 1st Semester 4
Applied Hospitality Management I 1st Semester 6
Communication 1st Semester 4
English II 2nd Semester 4
F & B  Management I 2nd Semester 5
Information and Communication Technology II 2nd Semester 4
Applied Hospitality Management II 2nd Semester 6
Organizational Behaviour 2nd Semester 4
Systems Maintenance 2nd Semester 3
2nd Foreign Language I - Spanish (Optional) 2nd Semester 4
2nd Foreign Language I - French (Optional)

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