• Dec 2017 MSc graduants with the Dean, School of Hospitality and Tourism

  • The School of Hospitality and Tourism was awarded Ecowarrior Award 2nd runners-up position county-wide by the Ecotourism Kenya on the 27th September 2017 at the Radison Blue Hotel.

  • Tree Planting at Karura Forest by members of staff

  • From right Patrick is Marekia of Panari Hotel, Dr Alice Ondigi, the Dean School of Hospitality and Tourism- Kenyatta University; Muriithi Ndegwa, the Managing Director of Kenya Tourism Board, and Judy Kephar, the founder of Sustainable travel and Tourism Agenda.

  • Hospitality and Tourism Students following the proceedings of the Seminar and Kenyatta University Conference Centre.


Entry Requirements

  1. Candidates must satisfy the minimum entry requirements of Kenyatta University.
  2. Candidates must have C+ (C Plus) at KCSE or equivalent in any three (3) of the following subjects: Biology/Biological Sciences; Chemistry/Physical Sciences/ Physics/Mathematics; Home Science; English/Kiswahili/Foreign Language; Geography/History; Business Studies/ Commerce/Economics/ Agriculture
  3. Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Hospitality Management from a recognized / accredited institution.
  4. Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma from recognized/accredited institutions.

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Unit Codes and Title

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
UCU 106: Diversity, Ethics and Citizenship
HTM 100: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
HTM 104: Principles of Management in Hospitality and Tourism HTM 106: Services Management in Hospitality and Tourism HTM 107: Food Safety and Hygiene
HTM 108: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Accounting
HTM 109: Tourism Philosophies and Practices
HTM 110: Introduction to Computer Applications in Hospitality and Tourism
HTM 111: Introduction to Travel and Tour Operations
HTM 112: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
HTM 113: Tourism, Leisure, Recreation & Health
HTM 114: Chinese I /AFG B01: German for Beginners I /AFF B01: French for Beginners I

Level 200
BBA 200: Organizational Behaviour
HTM 207: Wine and Beverage Knowledge
HTM 208: Introduction to Economics in Hospitality and Tourism
HTM 212: Food Production Lab I
HTM 213: Food and Menu Knowledge I HTM 214: Food and Beverage Service Lab I HTM 215: Food and Beverage Service Theory I BBA 301: Human Resource Management I
HTM 216: Hospitality and Tourism Events Management
HTM 217: Hospitality and Tourism Management Accounting
HTM 218: Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) HTM 219: Legal aspects in Hospitality and Tourism
HTM 220: Hospitality and Tourism Facilities Management
AGB 002: German for beginners II or AFB 002: French for beginners II /HTM 221: Chinese II

Level 300 Core Units (Tourism Option)
HTM 303: Research Methods
BTM 370: Travel Agency Operations BTM 371: Tour Operations Techniques BTM 372: Flora and Fauna of East Africa BTM 373: Tourism and Travel Geography
AFB 003: French for Beginners III/ AGB 003: German for Beginners III/ HTM 452: Chinese III BTM 374: Tourism Distribution Systems (Theory and Practical)
BTM 375: Destination Management BTM 376: Sociology of Tourism BTM 377: Airfare and Ticketing
BTM 378: Cultural and Heritage Tourism
HTM 315: Field Attachment I (Outside Semester)

Level 400 (Tourism Option)
HTM 402: Statistics
HTM 403: Research Project (to be done over 2 semesters) BTM 470: Destination Marketing
BTM 471: Tourism and the Environment BTM 472: Sustainable Tourism Management BTM 473: Domestic and Regional Tourism BTM 474: Ecotourism Principles and Practices
HTM 406: Strategic Management in Hospitality and Tourism
HTM 410: Public Relations & Resource Mobilization in Hospitality & Tourism
BTM 475: Tourism Policy and Planning
BTM 476: Tourism Product Development and Innovation
HTM 419: Field attachment II (Outside Semester)

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