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Distance degree programs for Adults & Professionals.

Bircham International University - Adult Degree Programs Online.


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Hotel Management via distance learning


This Doctor Ph.D. Degree examines the fundamentals of hotel management while highlighting the latest trends in the field. It allows students to make decisions based on knowledge rather than old practices. Beginning with an explanation of organizational theory and the role of the general manager, the program presents a comprehensive coverage of different hotel departments and activities. It includes case studies that connect theory with application.


Academic Supervisor : Zuleyma Loggiodice Lattuf
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...


The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...

* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.


Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)


45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).


"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." Lao Tzu.

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...



Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning


Faculty of Business & Media



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

Hotel Management via distance learning


45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.


+ 39 Academic credits - Hotel Management Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 39 Academic credits: Hotel Management Online


BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):

You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.


601HOT - Food Production & Services
602HOT - Front Office Procedures
603HOT - Customer Relations Management
604HOT - Catering & Banquet Operations
605HOT - Hotel Food & Beverage Service
606HOT - Employees Supervision
607HOT - Housekeeping & Facilities Management
608HOT - Lodging & Hotel Operations
609HOT - Convention Management
610HOT - Hospitality Sales & Marketing
611HOT - Human Resources Management
612HOT - Hotel Management
613HOT - Hotel Security Management
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Bibliography: Hotel Management via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Catering & Restaurant Management.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - Hotel Management:


AEDH - Asociación Española de Directores de Hotel
AGGH - Association des Gouvernantes Générales de l'Hôtellerie
AHLA - American Hotel and Lodging Association
AHP - Associação da Hotelaria de Portugal
AICR - Amicale Internationale des Chefs de Réception
APHORT - Associação Portuguesa de Hotelaria, Restauração e Turismo
BHA - British Hospitality Association
CDHIP - Club des Dirigeants de l'Hôtellerie Internationale et de Prestige
CDRE - Club des Directeurs de la Restauration et d'Exploitation France
CEHAT - Confederación Española de Hoteles y Alojamientos Turísticos
CHRIE - Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education
EHMA - European Hotel Managers Association
FEHR - Federación Española de Hostelería
FHRAI - Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India
HFTP - Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
HOTREC - European Trade Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes
HSMAI - Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
IAHGM - International Association of Hotel General Managers
IHRA - International Hotel & Restaurant Association
ISHC - The International Society of Hospitality Consultants
IUF - International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tourism
NABHOD - National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers
SEHA - Sindicato Empresarial de Hospedagem e Alimentação
SHFM - Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management
UMIH - Inion des Métiers et des Industries de l'Hôtellerie
UNCH - Union Nationale des Concierges d'Hôtels - Les Clefs d'Or
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Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...



+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



Admission requirements: Doctor - Hotel Management

Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...


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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Hotel Management


The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...


EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.

The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Hotel Management. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Hotel Management to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...


EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.

The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Hotel Management, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...



BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Hotel Management Online


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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Hotel Management


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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