Courses | Course

School: School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Course: Hotel Management
Degree: Graduation
Course code: 9173

ECTS: 180
Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

Entry Requirements:
Admission Exams, one of the following: Economics, Math, Portuguese
Minimum grades, Application score: 95 points
Regional preference, vacancy percentage: 30
Area of Influence: Aveiro, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Guarda, Porto, Vila Real, Viseu
Other Preferential Admissions
Vacancy percentage: 20

Degrees with preferential admission:
250 Kitchen (INFTUR)
251 Hotel Accommodations (INFTUR)
252 Tourism (INFTUR)
253 Restaurant/Bar (INFTUR)
316 Food quality control technician
340 Kitchen/pastry and ice-cream technician
346 Business administration technician
433 Management technician
445 Hotel/ Reception and Customer service technician
448 Hotel/ Restaurant, organization and control technician
493 Commercial services technician
540 Management Assistant
549 Company Management technician
566 Tourism technician
586 Kitchen technician

Learning objectives:
To know and be able to understand the Hotel Management area, and be on the cutting edge in some Hotel Management domains; know how to apply the acquired knowledge in order to display a professional approach to the work developed in this vocational area; ability to solve problems in this area, as well as create and support arguments; ability to gather, select and interpret relevant information, particularly in the study area, enabling the student to support the proffered solutions and reasoning, including in this analysis the relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects; skills which will enable the student to communicate information, problems and solutions, to a specialist and non-specialist audience; learning skills which will allow them to learn autonomously.

Incoming profile:

The course of study aims to develop students' skills systemic academic, operational and instrumental to the exercise of a profession in the field of hospitality. The objectives of the course are operationalized through lecionação of practical classes, laboratory and on-the-job, in companies or organizations with a strong instrumental.
At the end of the course the student should be able to autonomously being able to participate and develop their activity particularly in the organization, development, management of operations, processes quality and entrepreneurship in companies and organizations which will be integrated with your account or on behalf of others.
Skills are assessed according to the evaluation of employers, according to the feedback from the students and graduates, as well as assessing the course.

Output profile:
Graduates capable of integration, adaptation and functioning hotel and restaurant businesses.

Career Opportunities:
A degree in Hospitality Management provides access to obtaining the professional license of the Hotel Manager, from which you can perform the following functions:
- Director of Hotel
- Director of accommodation
- Head of Reception
- Director of Food & Beverage
- Sales and Marketing Director
- Sales promoter
- PR
- Responsible for animation
- Quality manager
- Event Planner, among others.


Course director:
Ricardo Jorge da Costa Guerra (email:


CodeUnitYearSemesterECTSGuide Course Unit
ULC1098-2Applied English I11 3 Guide course unit
ULC1099Portuguese Language11 4 Guide course unit
UCSC1055Research Methodology11 4 Guide course unit
UHR1020Kitchen Service and Operations11 4 Guide course unit
UHR1019Restaurant Service and Operations11 4 Guide course unit
UHR1018Food Safety and Hygiene11 4 Guide course unit
UTL1033Tourism11 5 Guide course unit
UHR1017Gastronomy12 4 Guide course unit
UGE1032Organization Management12 4 Guide course unit
ULC1100Applied English II12 3 Guide course unit
UCEE1017AQuantitative methods12 5 Guide course unit
UHR1016Bar Service and Operations12 4 Guide course unit
UINF1062Information Technologies forTourism12 4 Guide course unit
UHR1015Training Period I12 8 Guide course unit
UTL1031Welcoming and Front Office21 5 Guide course unit
UTL1029General Accounting21 4 Guide course unit
ULC1101/ULC1105Applied Spanish I or Applied French I21 3 Guide course unit
GH1008Food and Beverages Management21 4 Guide course unit
ULC1110-2Applied English III21 3 Guide course unit
UTL1028Marketing21 5 Guide course unit
GH1040Mathematical Methods Applied to Management21 5 Guide course unit
RC1024Communication and Protocol22 4 Guide course unit
RC1022Accounting in Management22 4 Guide course unit
GH1025Law and Legislation for Tourism 22 4 Guide course unit
RC1042Oenology and Beverages22 4 Guide course unit
ULC1102/ULC1106Applied Spanish II or Applied French II22 3 Guide course unit
UTL1024Accommodation Management22 4 Guide course unit
RC1044Training Period II22 8 Guide course unit
ULC1103/ULC1107Applied Spanish III or Applied French III31 3 Guide course unit
GH1027Human resources management31 4 Guide course unit
GH1041Management and Business Strategy31 4 Guide course unit
UTL1016Management and Sales Negotiation in the Hotel Business31 4 Guide course unit
GH1043Financial Management I 31 4 Guide course unit
RC1030Maintenance and Equipment31 4 Guide course unit
UTL1019/UTL1035Markets and Internationalization in Tourism or Recreational Tourism31 4 Guide course unit
RC1037Architecture and Design32 4 Guide course unit
UTL1015Direction of Hospitality Operations 32 4 Guide course unit
UTL1018Management of Tourist Destination32 4 Guide course unit
GH1044Financial Management II 32 4 Guide course unit
GH1045Information systems 32 4 Guide course unit
UTL1017/GH1042Organization and Management of Events or Planning and Development32 4 Guide course unit
UHR1013/UHR1012Training Period or Applied project32 9 Guide course unit

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