MHM

MHM PROGRAM'S MISSION AND OBJECTIVES :

level competent managers to serve in different areas of hospitality  industry.  The MHM program is designed to empower the graduates  with necessary skills and abilities so as to manage the ever growing and highly competitive areas of hospitality  management in a socially responsible, scientifically approached,  and result oriented  fashion.

 
The specific objectives of the program are to:

  • Equip the students with required conceptual knowledge of hospitality  industry  and management.
  • Provide insight into the hospitality  industry  in practical and theoretical  perspectives.
  • Develop skills in handling the hospitality industry  operation  with global context.
  • Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students through  strategic  thinking,  problem solving, decision making, situational  analysis and leadership.
  • Prepare effective change agents in Nepalese society especially for hospitality  sector.
  • Provide a mix of knowledge of information technology,  research methodology and managerial skills.
  • Prepare students to proceed on to higher studies in the fields of hospitality  management.
 
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION :
The candidate applying for admission to the MHM program must have:
  • Successfully completed Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) or Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) with a minimum score of Second Division (CGPA of 2.0 or Letter Grade of ‘C’),
            or,
Successfully completed Bachelor Degree in any discipline with a minimum score of Second Division from TU or any statutory universities recognized by the Tribhuvan University along with two (2) years of work experience in hospitality  industry  or teaching  experience of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management subjects at Bachelor level for two (2) years.
  • Studied English as a full paper at Bachelor level or equivalent.
  • Complied with all the application procedure.
 
ADMISSION CRITERIA :
Written Test:
Eligible applicants are required to appear in the entrance  test commonly known as Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management TU. The test will follow international testing  pattern and standards.  It includes the areas like:
  • Verbal ability
  • Quantitative  ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • eral Awareness
 Admission Procedure Candidates seeking admission to MHM course should apply in the prescribed form for entrance  test within the stipulated  time. The applicants should enclose with the application form, attested copies of
  • Certificates and testimonials  of all examinations passed
  • Equivalency, Transfer and Character Certificates
  • Two recent passports size photographs
  • Certificate of work experience (if applicable)
  • Marks obtained in CMAT examination  conducted by TU
 
Interview :
Applicants passing CMAT will be short-listed, for interview and Group Discussion. The final selection for admission will be strictly on merit basis.
 
TEACHING PEDAGOGY :
The general teaching  pedagogy includes class lectures, group discussions, case studies,  guest lectures,  role play, research work, project work (individual and group), assignments (theoretical and practical), and term papers. The teaching  faculty determines  the choice of teaching  pedagogy as per the need of the course.
 
The concerned faculty develops a detailed course outline and work plan at the beginning of each semester and also recommends the basic texts and other reference materials for effective teaching and learning of the courses prescribed.
 
INDUSTRIAL EXPOSURE :
Students during the fourth semester are attached to hospitality  related industries  where they have to work for a period of eight weeks. The industrial attachment for students are closely monitored and evaluated through  feedback sessions with the students, concerned member of the industry  and the frequent visits of the faculty members to the industry concerned.
 
At the end of the attachment, students are required to submit a report (in prescribed format) to the Faculty of Management (FOM),  TU through NATHM. The evaluation  of the report is based on the confidential  report by the organization  (25 percent),  presentation (25 percent)  and the report (50 percent).  The final evaluation  of the industrial attachment is done jointly by the examiner appointed by the FOM and the internal  examiner designated  by the institution.
 
THESIS :
Only those students who have completed the study of the first, second semester are allowed to write a thesis. Each student prepares a thesis (an individual and original research report) in the prescribed format based on areas related to the hospitality  industry.  The thesis has to be written  under the direct supervision of a faculty member appointed  by the Research Committee of the respective campus/college.
 
Evaluation of the thesis is based on the written part carrying 60 percent and viva-voce carrying 40 percent. The final evaluation  of the thesis is done by examiners appointed  by the FOM.
 
EVALUATION, EXAMINATION AND GRADING SYSTEM :
 
The MHM program is executed through  the semester system. There are altogether four semesters required to complete the regular program. The internal (on-going) evaluation  and the external  (end of semester) examination  carries a weightage of 50 percent respectively. The final grade is determined on the overall performance of internal  and external examinations.
 
Passing Grade and Grading System :
The final evaluation  of students is done through  the examination  conducted by the Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan University. Students must secure a minimum of Grade ‘B’ or Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 in the internal  evaluation  in order to qualify to appear in the semester examination.  In order to pass the semester examination  the student must secure Grade ‘B’ or the average Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00.
 
Make-up Examination and Re-registration :
Students failing in one or more courses at the end of the semester examinations  can appear in the make-up examination  in the subsequent semester. A student can appear in only two courses (6 credit hours) in the make-up examination.  If the student fails in the make-up examination  he/she shall have to re-register  and repeat the courses as per the course cycle. A student can re-register  only in two courses (6 credit hours) in a semester. The examination  of the re-registered  course(s) shall be held as per the course cycle.
 
Attendance :
Students are required to attend  regularly all theory and practical classes, assignments,  study tour, field trip, seminars and presentations as required by the course. A student is required to attend  at least 80 percent of such activities in order to qualify for the semester examination.
 
The grading system:
 
Letter Grade Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA) Division/Remarks
A 4.000 First Division with Distinction
A- B+  
3.333 to < 4.000
First Division
B 3.000 to < 3.333 Second Division
B- 2.667 to < 3.000 Pass in Individual Paper
F < 2.667 Fail
 
 
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS :
The MHM program extends over four semesters (two academic years). The Master of Hospitality Management (MHM) degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.
  • The successful completion of 66 credit hours as prescribed with passing grades of ‘B-’ or GPA of 2.667 in all the courses.
  • Completion of courses for the fulfillment of the requirements of the MHM program must occur within four years from the time of registration.

 
WITHDRAWAL :
A student who has partially completed the MHM program and would like to discontinue  his/her studies is allowed to withdraw from the program. In such
a case, a certificate  specifying the credit earned by the student in the program is provided on request

 
CURRICULAR STRUCTURE
The curricular structure  of the MHM program comprises the following five separate course components.
 
I.    Compulsory and Core Courses:     42 Credit Hours.
II.   Focus Area Courses:                      12 Credit Hours.
III.  Elective Courses:                           03 Credit Hours.
IV.  Industrial  Attachment:                  03 Credit Hours.
V.   Thesis:                                            06 Credit Hours.
Total:                                                    66 Credit Hours.

COURSE CYCLE :

1
st Semester 18 Credit Hours

1

MHM 501

Fundamentsls of Tourism and Hospitality Management

3 Credit Hours

2

MHM 502

Managerial Economics in Tourism and Hospitality Management

3 Credit Hours

3

MHM 503

Strategic Management for Tourism and Hospitality Management

3 Credit Hours

4

MHM 504

Organizational Behviour in Tourism and Hospitality Management

3 Credit Hours

5

MHM 505

Enterpreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality Industry

3 Credit Hours

6

MHM 506

Statistics for Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours


2nd Semester 15 Credit Hours

7

MHM 507

Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

   8

MHM 508

Accommodation Operation Management

3 Credit Hours

   9

MHM 509

Food and Beverage Management

3 Credit Hours

  10

MHM 510

Travel and Tourism Management

3 Credit Hours

  11

MHM 511

Research Methodology

3 Credit Hours

3rd Semester 15 Credit Hours

12

MHM 512

Human Resource Management

3 Credit Hours

13

MHM 513

Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

14

MHM 514

Environmental Management in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

15

MHM 515

Managerial Accounting for Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

16

MHM 516

Quality Management in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

4th Semester 18 Credit Hours

17

MHM 517

Planning and Polity Analysis in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

18

MHM 518

E-Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality

3 Credit Hours

19

MHM 530

Rural Tourism Management (Elective) or

3 Credit Hours

MHM 531

Event Management or

MHM 532

Property Management in Tourism and Hospitality Industry

20

MHM 601

Industrial Attachment

3 Credit Hours

21

MHM 602

Thesis

3 Credit Hours

Fee Structure

S.No.

Particular

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Grand Total

1

Admission & Registration

18,200/-

         -         -          -  
2

Security Deposit

5,000/-

         -          -          -  
3

Extra Curricular Activities (Seminar, Workshop & Internal Exam)

25,000/-

         -          -          -  
4

Maintenance

7,000/-

         -          -          -  
5

Tuition Fees & Other Educational Expenses Pers Semester Expenses

Tuition Fees 15,000/-

Other Expenses - 36,000/-

61,800/-

80,000/-

60,000/-

43,000/-

 
 

Total

1,17,000/-

80,000/-

60,000/-

43,000/-

3,00,000/-

  • All amounts are in Nepalese rupees.
  • The first installment of Rs. 1,17,000/-  should be paid at the time of admission. All other installments should be paid within twenty one days of each semester commencement. (Failing to which a late fee will be charged).
  • The above mentioned  course fees are subject to change.

 
TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION FEE
All applicable examination  fees, to be determined  by the Tribhuvan University, must be paid before each semester examinations.
 
OTHER CHARGES
Cost for trips, sport events, cultural function etc. shall be calculated and collected on a prorata basis from the students at the time of event.
Note: Incase of accidents and injuries inflicted upon the students, the academy will provide First Aid treatment as available at the academy.