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Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Management

Kohsar University

BS PROGRAMS FALL 2021

The Kohsar University offers a dedicated and conducive teaching environment as well as excellent research facilities and opportunities in well-established disciplines of Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Forestry, Microbiology Psychology, Sociology, English, Botany, Mathematics and Tourism & Hospitality. The university will provide the best opportunities for the personal and educational grooming of the students through its highly qualified faculty enabling the students to cope with the challenges of this modern age.



BS Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality B.S degree program is structured to produce a business degree of a specific kind that is integrating Travel and Tourism Management; Hospitality, Food and Beverage Service Management, Event Management with the sustainable Ecotourism ideology. The Tourism and Hospitality Program aims to produce professionals with firm academic foundation in management and operation of most sectors in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Graduates will be multi-skilled with transferable managerial skills within the travel and tourism hospitality industry. The curriculum also incorporates general education courses to broaden the literary horizon of the student not only in domestic tourism but in international tourism as well with special emphasis on improving their communication (oral & written) as well as critical thinking skills integrated with the hospitality specific content knowledge

Vision:

The KU Murree’s Tourism and Hospitality program (Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Hotel Managment) will be at the forefront in the region with its international outreach and linkages with world-class schools of tourism and hospitality. 

Mission:

The Tourism & Hospitality program intends to create an intellectual, collaborative, ethical and inclusive environment for students, faculty, industry and community to produce innovative education, leadership and research opportunities. This will be achieved by producing leaders and professionals in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management using modern pedagogical approaches, intensive fieldwork, internships, community work, and hands-on experiences/extensive laboratory work. This practical work approach will equip them with the essential soft skills, critical thinking, and hospitality-specific content knowledge. This program will train our students to deal in diverse fields ranging from Tour Operations, Culinary, Restaurants, Front Office, Housekeeping, Bakery & Confectionary, Cafeteria, and Training Hotel, Eco-Tourism, Sanitation & Hygiene and in context with the cultural, social and psychological behavior of people. The program intends to advance its progressive vision and mission of maintaining high student achievement and research excellence by setting high standards of imparting knowledge through best management practices, which will help raise the tourism and hospitality industry standards and providing highly progress careers to its graduating students.

Duration

Nomenclature of the Program: Bachelor of Studies in Bioinformatics

Minimum Duration: Number of Years: 04

Number of Semester: 08 (02 semesters/year)

Admission Requirements

Higher Secondary School certificate or equivalent (2nd division with at least 50% marks) in pre-engineering/pre-medical/Intermediate in computer sciences/relevant subjects.

Offering Campus (es)

  • Boys Campus/RCM

Research Facilities

The following major research equipments are available at Kohsar University:

  • Next Generation sequencer iSeq 100
  • LC-MSMS
  • Fluorescence microscope
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Real Time PCR
  • Tissue culture facility
  • Gradient PCR
  • Automatic tissue processor
  • ELISA plate reader

In addition, a smart campus has been designed that comprises of most reliable internet connectivity through sufficiently large bandwidth with unlimited data download and upload facilities for both students and faculty. Thanks to Higher Education Commission of Pakistan for providing fastest internet facility to establish smart campuses of Kohsar University Murree.

Faculty

Since the recent inception of KUM, it has been actively gathering world-class faculty and created interdisciplinary and interdepartmental research groups, who collectively take part in the teaching and training programs leading to the degree of BS Tourism and Hospitality

Available Faculty

Mr. Muhammad Nauman, Lecturer
Ms. Zainab Raja, Lecturer
Mr. Aftab Ur Rahman (Chairman PTDC, Visiting Faculty)
Mr. Adil Khan (CEO, Aryana Group of Hospitality, Visiting Faculty)

Prospective faculty including Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professors and Lecturers will join in August-September 2021.