BHM

KEY FEATURES OF BHM PROGRAM AT LACM

• It is an eight semester long, practical skill oriented academic program with one year of internship in reputed hospitality industry

• It provides students experiential learning (learning by doing) and earning opportunities via casuals and internship.

• Hospitality being a very diverse sector, the program provides students with an opportunity to identify their passion and shape their career accordingly in the global hospitality industry.

• The program includes learning activities within and beyond the classroom to prepare the students for the real world challenges.

 

Expected Output

After successful completion of the four-year program, a BHM graduate is expected to be one or all of the following :

1. A hospitality professional with passion, confidence, positive attitude, empathy, in depth technical knowledge, skills and experience needed for smooth management of interested departments of a luxury hotel, restaurants, homestays, or other related service industry.

2. An entrepreneur who can start-up a thriving hospitality or related business and manage it in today’s competitive business environment.

3. A strong candidate with a sound academic background and skills necessary for further study in the area of business.

4. An individual with most of the essential life skills and growth mindset.

 

Admission Requirements

BHM is open to Nepali and non-Nepali nationals who

• Have successfully completed 12 years of schooling in any disciplines with a minimum of 50 percent marks in aggregate or CGPA of 2 on the scale of 4 from universities or boards recognized by Kathmandu University

•Have completed two years of study program after 10 years of schooling, taking three advanced level courses, including English, with not less than C grade in all of them in case of applicants with GCE A- Level degree

• Have passed Kathmandu University Undergraduate Management Admission Test (KUUMAT) conducted by KUSOM in the current year.

• Applicants who have completed the qualifying educational level but are awaiting the final results may apply on a provisional basis

 

Teaching/Learning Methods

The Bachelors level program emphasizes more on learning by students themselves rather than teaching them. It includes those teaching/learning methods that encourage and expect students’ initiatives, active participation and involvement in study throughout the program. The teaching/learning methods include class instruction,group discussion, classroom exercises, project works, internship and other assignments. During the entire program, students are provided orientation and motivation to identify and analyze issues or problems, evaluate various options, and make decisions.

 

Internship

Internship constitutes an integral part of the experiential learning component of  BHM program. The two semesters long internship carries 30 credit hours in which students work in hospitality industry such as hotels, restaurants, travel and tourism, event management companies, etc. The students are getting paid internship placements in different countries namely Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, China, Dubai, UAE, Malaysia, European countries, etc. 

Directed Study

The Bachelors level program provides students with an opportunity for a Directed Study. Within the area of ‘concentration’ students may have the opportunity to carry out an in-depth Directed Study in the area of interest with prior approval of the concerned faculty and the college.

Examination, Evaluation and Grading

The Bachelors level program which is spread over eight semesters follows a continuous evaluation and grading system for judging students’ performance. Our Assessment system is as follows:

  1. Internal Assessment (evaluation by LACM faculty): 60%
  2. External Assessment (evaluation by KU examination board): 40%

Requirements for Graduation

In order to graduate the Bachelors level program, a student must meet the following requirements:

• She/he must have successfully completed 120 credit hours as prescribed by the program with a minimum passing grade in all courses. • She/he must have earned a minimum aggregate CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 2.0 or better. • She/he must have completed the Internship. • She/he must have completed the Bachelor program within seven years from the time of her/ his admission/registration.

Eligibility Criteria

The students need to pass the Kathmandu University Undergraduate Management Admission Test (KUUMAT). 10+2 in any discipline with a minimum of 50% or an equivalent CGPA (2.0) in aggregate or GCE A level with not less than C grade in 3 courses including English can apply for Kathmandu University’s Four-Year Management Undergraduate Program at LACM.

Note

Applicants who have completed the qualifying educational level but are awaiting the final results may apply on a provisional basis, provided he/she has already taken final annual examination of the program and cleared all previous year papers. Those applying on a provisional basis should have secured minimum 50 percent or an equivalent CGPA (2.0) in her/his 11th grade annual exam.

BHM CURRICULAR STRUCTURE