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College "PJETËR BUDI" - Studies Bachelor/Master

Tourism and Hospitality Management, BA


Based on institution mission, this academic programme is envisaged to prepare future generations equipped with the general knowledge, skills and with competences related to the field of tourism and hospitality management. 

Knowledge, skills and competencies that student is expected to get from this programme are in line with the level 6 of the National qualification framework.

The aim and profile of the study programme

The goals of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program are to prepare students who have chosen hospitality/tourism as their career for entry level management positions, leadership roles and life. These goals are accomplished through a commitment to student learning and development marked by high expectation and standards of conduct and performance; excellence in scholarship and instruction; exposure to the industry and successful industry professionals; and training and experience in the student’s chosen area of the industry.

The main objectives of the education program are:

·         To prepare managers with immediate functional competencies

·         Identification, researches, and evaluation of hospitality and tourism;

·         To prepare managers with an entrepreneurial and innovative attitude to work

·         Developing a good overall knowledge of the business and competitive environments in the industry

·         A strong sense of social obligations and environmental responsibilities of the  industry

·         The provision of scholarly and professional expertise to meet the dynamic needs of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry while continuing to promote moral integrity, traditional values, and culture;

·         Strong linkages between and among industry, government and educational institutions via collaborative research works, community development, and professional consultancy programs.

·         To develop general critical, analytical, functional thinking and skills/abilities to compare and select solutions that can be implemented within the various legal means;

·         Candidates can contribute to original analysis, innovation and entrepreneurship by development and realization of sustainable products, systems and solutions

·         Candidates are able to communicate advanced technical and natural scientific knowledge to a wide range of audiences both orally and in written form. Furthermore, candidates are able to direct attention to the importance of tourism and hospitality management;

·         Will understand how perspectives, motivations and traditions affect environmental decision making and environmental responsibility.


 Expected learning outcomes

After successfully completing the program, students are expected to meet LO's according to level 6 of the National Qualification Framework. They are expected to get:




To gain contemporary knowledge in the field of tourism, according to internationally accepted standards for the higher education.

To increase understanding in the field of spatial, socio-economic, cultural and artistic values.

To list regulations and standards that governs the industry .

To understand protocols related to security and safety

To know regulations designed to enforce health standards across the industry

To understand importance of environment protection




To applythe knowledge in the field of tourism and hospitality.

The ability to operate a computer and adjust quickly to new computer systems and technology across the industry

Skilled in communication, ability to work with diverse groups in a multicultural setting.

Planning and organizing, anticipating problems that may arise across the industry ,

Problem solving

To respond to challenges of respective field in the professional manner.




Gaining management skills in all areas of tourism and hospitality

To demonstrate leadership ability.

To demonstrate problem solving abilities and critical thinking caacities.

To make decision based on high professional and ethical standards.

 To analyse relation between the theoretical and practical/ experimental part of the study; conduct research, analyse and interpret findings


Overview of the programme Tourism and Hospitality Management, BA


First year/ First semester


Introduction to Tourism;

Principles of Management;


English I


Introduction to Academic Writing;

Information Technology;


First year/ Second semester


Tourism Law;



English II;


Communication and Public Relations;


Information Technology ;


Second year / Third semester


Public Finance; 

Human Resources Management;


Recognition of Goods and Food Science;


English III;

GIS and Mapping;



Second year / Fourth semester:


Travel Agencies;

Ecology and Environment Protection;

Marketing Research;



English III;

Natural Resources Management;


Management Information System;


Third year/ Fifth semester


Protection of Cultural Heritage;

Academic Writing;

International Tourism;

International Trade;



Spatial Planning and Tourism;

Cultural Tourism


Third year / Sixth semester


Animations in Tourism and Hospitality,

Finance Management;  

BA Thesis ;


Tourism Destinations;

Sustainable Development


Carrier opportunities

There is great demand for Tourism Management graduates in all related service sector industries. Graduates of our degree have proven to be highly employable across a range of organisations, not just within tourism.

Some of our graduates choose to go into operational management roles, developing and managing companies and resorts around the world. Others specialise in marketing, human resources, IT and other head-office positions in large tourism corporations. Many find excellent career opportunities in tourism consultancy businesses.


This study program shall optimally meet the needs of the society for an educated labour force in order to tackle the problems in all levels in the country and abroad. With this program, the needs for professionals in the fields of international cooperation and more will be fulfilled.

In the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management, the following skills are dominant: 1) communication in writing, 2) ability to organize and plan, 3) knowledge of a foreign language, and 4) ability to work in an international context. The aforementioned issues in the field of insurances are the priorities which are required in international trade.