School of Hospitality and Tourism
Chinhoyi University of Technology

Department of Hospitality and Tourism

About The Programme

The Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Hospitality and Tourism is a four (4)-year full time Degree Programme. The programme of study comprises six (6) semesters of full time study at the University and at least eight (8) months of industrial attachment. The programme focuses on Hospitality and Tourism as two interrelated areas of study intended to develop human capital for the hospitality and tourism industry by exposing learners to an up-to-date Hospitality and Tourism curriculum.

  1. Demonstrate product knowledge of Zimbabwe's and the world's major tourism offerings.
  2. Communicate effectively, think creatively and critically to be effective managers in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  3. Use entrepreneurial and innovative skills to grow current, and/or to start and run their own enterprises in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  4. Demonstrate competence in research, analysis and interpretation of business performance in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  5. Utilise acquired managerial knowledge, skills and competences in becoming dynamic and competent managers in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  6. Demonstrate analysis, reflection and application of various hospitality and tourism theories to improve performance of the hospitality and tourism operations.

Work placements/international opportunities

As part of your course you will undertake at least 8 months of industrial attachment anywhere in the world (subject to approval by the Department). You may also engage in fieldwork as part of your final year dissertation and you are required to accumulate 120 hrs (12 credits) credits of work-based learning in any one of the CUT Hotels. You will also be expected to acquire 120 hrs (12 credits) of work-based learning in tourism related engagements.

Normal Entry Requirements:

  • Candidates should have at least five 'O' Level passes including Mathematics and English Language.
  • Candidates should also have passed at least any two Advanced Level subjects with Geography and any other commercials.

Special Entry

  • Notwithstanding the above, a candidate, who holds a Higher National Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution, may be considered for direct entry.

How to Apply

Application Forms are obtainable upon payment of a non-refundable fee of fifteen (15) United States Dollars for Zimbabweans and fifty (50) United States Dollars for (foreigners). Application Forms can also be downloaded from [click here]. Online application can be done through the Online application system. Downloaded Application Forms and Online Applications should be accompanied by an Application Fee upon submission. The Application Fee can be paid through the following banks: ZB Bank Chinhoyi Branch, Account Number; 4565 386395 200 and FBC Bank Chinhoyi Branch, Account number; 8511 30400 42840135. Attach the deposit slip to the application form on submission.

The department has six thematic research areas:

  1. Domestic Tourism
  2. Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism
  3. Health tourism, Cosmetology & Wellness
  4. Cultural Tourism
  5. Agri-tourism
  6. Community tourism
  7. Technology, Hospitality and Tourism
  8. Event management

Dr Patrick W. Mamimine,

Chairperson

Department of Hospitality and Tourism

Chinhoyi University of Technology

Tel: +2636722203-5

Departments

Department of Hospitality and Tourism
Department of Travel and Recreation