The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is a specialized university, with business management degree programmes that have a hospitality focus.
The three year Bachelor degree with Honours is the highest level of undergraduate qualification any student can obtain. An Honours degree enables you to pre-qualify for entry into a range of postgraduate Masters degrees too. Graduates from this programme are expected to rapidly climb through the management structure of a hotel or other hospitality related companies to be the leading senior professionals of the future.
The minimum requirement for application is
Transferring to the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in International Hospitality Management
The Academy welcomes students who wish to transfer their studies
to them. The Academy recognises credits earned at other accredited
universities and applications for transfer are possible.
However, the maximum credits given can only be 50% which equates to
63 credits (out of the possible 126 credits).
To determine the number of credits that can be transferred, you must include with your Application detailed learning outcomes and syllabus of the courses from your current university.
When you have submitted a complete application with the detailed course syllabus for the respective courses and the course mapping has been completed, The Academy will be able to confirm the year of entry and the number of credits still remaining.
The Associate of Science degree is a one and a half year programme consisting of the first five trimesters of the Bachelor of Science degree (69 credits). This programme provides you with a foundation of essential skills required for a supervisory position in the hospitality industry. You will receive a thorough introduction to food production, restaurant operations, front office and rooms division operations as well as basic and introductory business and management subjects.
Graduates can utilise this programme as a fast track into a career in the hospitality industry or may opt to continue their studies to the full degree programme at The Academy. The internship may be deferred until you leave the Academy and by using the The Academy's partners you can initially get an internship that springboards you into a real job at the end.
The entry requirements and application process for the Associate of Science degree is the same as the Bachelor of Science (Hons.) programme.
The Study Abroad programme offers unique opportunities for students to study and / or to gain industry experience as part of their home country degree programme.
There is also an optional internship component which can be completed before or after the courses. Being an integral part of Jumeirah, the luxury hotel group behind world renowned properties such as the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah and many other properties around the world, certainly offers students an unrivalled opportunity for their internships. In addition, The Academy's strong connections with the hospitality industry also opens up further opportunities within other reputable five-star hotel chains in Dubai.
The minimum requirements for a study abroad application is
This is the first fully accredited Master of Science in International Hospitality Management degree within the region and it is recognized globally by leading universities and the wider hospitality industry. The content and structure of this programme is based on extensive research to ensure that it provides cutting edge knowledge that builds on undergraduate studies. Over 60 senior executives world-wide have contributed to the design and content of the degree and it is benchmarked against 15 other internationally renowned Masters-level programmes.
The MSc programme adopts a modular mode and it can be completed full time over 1 year. Each module's duration is one month and involves about 40 contact hours and another 100 hours of self-directed study. There are a total of 9 modules to be completed plus a formal academic thesis.
The minimum requirement for application is
The residential English programme is an intensive immersion course that is delivered over 6 months. All of the classes up to the beginning of the last month are oriented toward general English (English as a Foreign Language "EFL"). The EFL classes all meet for 20 hours per week (total of 400 hours). The last month of all of the English programmes is devoted to TOEFL preparation. The TOEFL preparation classes meet for 12 hours per week for 4 weeks (total of 48 hours). If you are planning to apply for admission to the degree programme, The Academy will administer the TOEFL exam to you on their premises immediately following the end of the entire 6-month course.
The highly experienced, native-speaking English teachers use a
dynamic and modern approach utilizing course books, audio-visual
aids, games, role plays, written assignments and specially-created
materials. The focus is on developing the four language
skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking plus building
your confidence in real life situations. The goal is to help
you reach the required proficiency to do your very best on
The Academy pays special attention to:
The Emirates Academy has ongoing admission. If you are interested in this university please contact KILROY education, the Academy's official representative in the Nordic countries. KILROY education will help you with all your questions, application form and practical information.
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