Bachelor of Travel & Tourism Studies (BTTS)

 
 Course Program Objective/s

The BTTS course program is designed to give students a solid foundation for career in travel and tourism sector. This program explores the wide variety of services provided by today travel and tourism industry while delivering the business knowledge and skills required for success in the private and public sectors of tourism. Upon successful completion of the program the students will be able to pursue their careers in tourism & will also be able to join higher level courses in travel and tourism or any management courses.

 Course Program Composition

The program comprises of eight semesters of six months each with a total of 117 credits. Each credit hour is equivalent to 30 hours. Besides classroom teaching hours, the credit hours carried by the program also comprise of all learning activities (i.e. reading & comprehending the print materials, listening to audio, watching video, attending counseling and writing assignment).

 

 Compulsory Courses
  •  Accountancy and Financial Management
  •  Basic Entrepreneurship
  •  Basic Mathematics
  •  Business Economics
  •  Fundamentals of Management
  •  Human Resource Management
  •  Organizational Behavior
  •  Statistics and Tourism Measurement
  •  Tourism Economics
  •  Travel and Tourism English
  •  Travel and Tourism Legislation
  •  Travel Trade Finance and Accounting
 Core Courses
  •  Airlines Ticketing & Fare Construction
  •  Basics of Tourism
  •  Computer Applications in Tourism
  •  Contemporary Issues in Travel & Tourism
  •  Customer Relations
  •  Foreign Language
  •  Industrial Practice
  •  Personality Development and Tourism Business Communication
  •  Presentations on Tourism & Study Tour
  •  Tourism and Environment
  •  Tourism Development Planning
  •  Tourism Geography
  •  Tourism Marketing
  •  Travel Information, Facilitation and Frontier Formalities
  •  Travel Trade Operations
  •  Travel Trade Operations & Management

 

 SPECIALIZATION AREAS
  • Adventure Tourism
  •  History, Culture and Heritage Tourism
  •  Hotel Management
  •  MICE
 Project Report (Elective)
  • Teaching Methodology:- Classroom lectures and tutorials using audiovisual aids such as power point presentation, videos, overhead projectors etc. case studies with assignments, industrial orientation, field trips, excursion to establishments / locations as per the curricular requirement and talk programs, workshops and seminars arranged conducted at regular intervals.The students are required to acquire actual work experience of 60 days as industrial practice. Students will have to undergo internship of six moths in the 7th semester. They are also required to present seminar papers, prepare project reports and undertake industrial visits (30 days after one year course of study and 40 days after two years course of study.

 

  • Faculty:– Highly experienced at national and international level, fully dedicated, energetic and well-qualified faculty members are appointed. They possess knowledge and skills required to be imparted for efficient operation and management of both private and public sectors of tourism.

 

 

MASTER OF TOURISM STUDIES (MTS)

 

 Course Objective

The master of Tourism Studies (MTS) is two years full time course designed to produce professonal manpower for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal. The MTS program equips student with critical abilities and analytical skills to efficiently manage private and public sectors of tourism.

  MTS Program Structure and Composition

The MTS program requires the students to study a total of twenty one course with a total weight age of 66 credits carrying 2200 marks to be completed in four semesters (each semester comprising of six months)

The course composition includes:-

  • Compulsory courses 15 credits (500 marks)
  • Core courses  39 credits (1300 marks)
  • Specialization area :- 06 credits  (200 marks)
  • Elective course (Dissertation :- 06 credits (200 marks)
  Compulsory Courses
  •   Financial Management in Tourism* Management Information System
  •  Managerial Economics
  •  Research Methodology & Statistical Methods
  •  Strategic Management
  Core Course
  •  Anthropology and Sociology of Tourism
  •  Case studies of selected tourism countries
  •  Entrepreneurship and Tourism
  •  Ethical & Regulatory Aspects in Tourism
  • OB and HRM in Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Tourism Business Communication
  •  Tourism Marketing
  •  Tourism Policies and Planning
  • Tourism Project Planning & Management
  •  Tourism Resources of Nepal
  •  Tourism; its Trends and Issues
 Specialization Areas
  • Airlines Management
  •  Ecotourism
  • Hospitality Management
  •  MICE Tourism
  •  Tourism Marketing
  • Travel Agency Management
  • Dissertation (Elective)
 Teaching Methodology 

Classroom lectures and tutorials using audiovisual aids such as power point presentation, videos, overhead projectors,assignment preparation and presentation (atleast 3 assignment in every subject), case studies with assignments, industrial orientation, field trips, excursion to establishments / locations as per the curricular requirement and talk programs, workshops and seminars are arranged /conducted at regular intervals.

Eligibility for Admission

Three years Bachelors degree in travel and tourism or hotel management graduates from Board or University recognized by Purbanchal University or graduate in any stream(Preferably with professional experience in travel and tourism related field) is the basic entry criteria for program. Applicants are required to appear for the entrance examination as per the criteria prescribed by the university and interview conducted by the academy to judge their abilities and aptitude.