Hospitality Management

2 år Heltid Startar augusti 2020
Hospitality Management

Our International Hospitality Management Program, taught in English, provides you with the skills to meet the demands of the International Hospitality Industry. The Program combines academic studies with practical real-world experience and will help you to develop analytical skills within finance, marketing and leadership.

The Hospitality Management Program is recognised by international hospitality universities. This provides our students with the opportunity to apply for third and/or final year entrance to these universities and complement their education by completing a Bachelor’s Degree.

One third of the program is carried out as an Internship (LIA – Lärande i arbete) giving you a unique opportunity to strengthen your network within the industry.

Career possibilities

The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and future career opportunities within the industry are excellent. Being taught in English our program will prepare you for the International nature of the industry either in Sweden or abroad.

Our graduate students obtain positions such as Hotel Manager, Revenue & E-Commerce Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Sales and marketing manager, Executive Housekeeper and Receptions Head & Conference Manager.


  • Business administration, 60 p
  • Degree project, 25 p
  • Food & Beverage Management, 25 p
  • Internship, 130 p
  • IT-skills, 10 p
  • Marketing and sales, Revenue Management, 50 p
  • Organization, Leadership and HR Management, 35 p
  • Project Management, 10 p
  • Rooms Division, Conference & Event Management, 30 p
  • Security och Suistainable development, 10 p
  • Service Management, 10 p
  • The Tourism and Hospitality Industry, 10 p


Clarion Hotel Post – Handelshögskolan Göteborgs universitet – Hotel Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel – Hotel Royal – Hotel Waterfront Göteborg – Scandic Backadal – Spar Hotel – Svenska Mässan

General entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements to an advanced higher vocational education, all applicants must have successfully completed their upper secondary (high school) education. To find out more about the general entry requirements, read here.

Specific entry requirements

Minimum grade E in English 6, Swedish 2, Mathematics 2 or c or equivalent.

One year relevant work experience carried out after completion of upper secondary school (high school). Relevant work experience is classified as follows:

Work experience carried out within sales and customer service in the hospitality industry or in the marketing and sales industry.

Note: Your one year work experience does not have to be carried out consecutively within the same time period or place of employment.

Attach all certificates

Remember to attach copies of all appropriate grades and certificates of employment to your application.

Selection process

All applicants who are eligible for the program will be called to complete two written tests and one oral test. The oral and the written tests are judged on their content and your ability to write and communicate in English. The tests will also assess your leadership skills. The tests are judged by representatives from the industry and a representative from Yrgo. The results of all tests are added together and generate a merit value. The applicants are ranked in descending order of highest merit value.