Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: March 31
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$40
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: CA$19,401
Domestic tuition: CA$7,064

Program overview

VIU offers a four-year Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. Students have the option to exit with the Hospitality Management diploma after two years, or go on to complete the additional two years to graduate with the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree. Hospitality diploma graduates from VIU or other Canadian institutions have the option of entering directly into the third year of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management program. Culinary Arts diploma graduates from VIU or other Canadian institutions can enter the third year of the degree program after completing a bridging semester. Admission to the third year of the program is limited. The program will involve the learner in an internationalized curriculum as well as culturally-diverse professional and social environments. They will be engaged in activities that develop their skills to synthesize and solve problems in a global context. The program balances academic and applied skills by designing learning opportunities where learners apply theories in hospitality business simulated environments as well as in co-operative/internship placements.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
General admission requirements apply. English 12 with a minimum "C+" grade or equivalent. A minimum "C+" grade in one of Principles of Mathematics 11, Applications of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, Pre-calculus 11, or equivalent. A mathematics assessment and placement examination is available for applicants without this admission requirement. The Duolingo English Test (only For Fall 2020 and Spring 2021) - 110

Career opportunities

The degree graduates will continue their career development into middle and senior management positions in the following employment settings: Resorts; Hotels, Inns; Food & Beverage services; Restaurants, Dining Rooms, Pubs, Institutional Food services; Management Consulting Companies The employment opportunities are varied: Supervisory/Management which require advanced planning and leadership skills. Independent entrepreneurs, there are many business opportunities in the Hospitality sector which the graduate might pursue. Hospitality Business Development organizations which plan, develop and operate new business. Hospitality training organizations/Human Resources Management positions. Sales and Marketing.

Campus location

Nanaimo , Canada