Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality

Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality (FTH) is one of the pioneer faculties for undergraduate studies at Build Bright University (BBU) offering Associate and Bachelor degrees in the fields of tourism management and hospitality management. The faculty provides a supportive environment in which students develop their knowledge and skills and thus, helping them to reach their academic and professional goals. It tries to balance education in tourism and hospitality with personal development. It is an important faculty actively working with public and private sector partners in Cambodia and with some of the best universities in the region. Once enrolled, one can see students coming from a wide range of backgrounds along with highly experienced local and foreign professors to provide and share most valuable knowledge and experience.

Message from the Dean​​​

At Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality (FTH), we offer an education with skills you need to solve complex management​​​​ issues in tourism and hospitality with a range of environments with a challenging, rigorous education, and with support, coaching, and personalized attention. We believe strongly in the valued tourism and hospitality sector in Cambodian society.

More and more, the tourism industries run their businesses in Cambodia based on a deep understanding of contemporary tourism and hospitality issues. They hire people with a deeper understanding of those analytic tools to better understand patterns in consumption and the movements of tourism and hospitality goods and services, and what motivates and drives those patterns.

Today’s competitive tourism industry, local, regional, continental and global, demands a different kind of tourism and hospitality faculty preparation. Get your degrees in both academic and professional programs from Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality (FTH), Build Bright University. 

Sincerely,

 

Ou Sothary

Dean

Programs Offered

Academic Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Professional Degree

Bachelor of Tourism ​ Management (BTM)

Associate of Tourism ​ Management (ATM)

 

About the Programs

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality offered by Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality (FTH), Build Bright University encourage academicians, teachers, managers, consultants and society to enhance and further their academic and professional careers in tourism industry. The programs are designed to advance the development of diverse groups of people by extending their knowledge and enabling them to make significant contribution in the field of tourism and hospitality management in Cambodia.

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Bachelor of Tourism Management is designed to provide students with knowledge and professional skills in tourism industry require managerial and technical skills so as to deal with the issues adequately. The program is aimed to offer students to learn more about management of tourism industry, tourist’s statistics, accounting, finance and markets for tourism so that it may help increasing tourists and growth.

Associate of Tourism Management

Associate of Tourism Management is designed to offer the professional skills and practices with tourism industries and businesses in Cambodia. It is aimed to provides students the understanding of people interested in pursuing a career in the diverse and exciting tourism industry.

Admission Requirements

Professional Degree (Associate and Bachelor)

  • The applicant for Associate program and Bachelor program must have high school diploma or equivalent degree or a certificate certifying that he/she has not passed the high school examination.
  • Must pass entrance exam controlled by MoYES and BBU’s committee

Academic Degree (Bachelor) 

  • The applicant for Bachelor program must have high school diploma or equivalent degree from a duly recognized school.
  • Must pass entrance exam controlled by MoYES and BBU’s committee

 

HOW TO APPLY

Build Bright University receives walk-in application from the applicant or his/her relatives/friends at any of the campuses of the university, and new students can register in the programs during the promotion time-period of the university. The prospective students must:

  • Have transcript from any school/university/institution which is recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.
  • Filledin admission form, specifying the program, faculty, major, etc. with signature and three copies of 4 *6 cm. photographs.
  • Submit the application form and documents for admission along with payment of requisite tuition fee.

Duration, Semesters and Credits

  1. Associate Degree (60 credits)

To graduate you must complete the following:

Year One of the Program

        Semester 1 (15 credits)

        Semester 2 (15 credits)

Year Two of the Program

        Semester 1 (15 Credits)

        Semester 2 (15 credits)

  1. Bachelor Degree (120 credits)

To graduate you must complete the following:

Year One of the Program

       Semester 1 (15 credits)

       Semester 2 (15 credits)

Year Two of the Program

       Semester 1 (15 credits)

       Semester 2 (15 credits)

Year Three of the Program

       Semester 1 (15 credits)

       Semester 2 (15 credits)

Year Four of the Program

      Semester 1 (15 credits)

      Semester 2 (15 credits)

Program Structure

  1. Associate degree (professional oriented program)
    • General education courses – 4 courses (12 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 6 courses (18 credits)
    • Core major courses – 10 courses (30 credits)
  2. Bachelor degree (professional oriented program)
    • General education courses – 4 courses (12 credits)
    • Basic major courses – 13 courses (39 credits)
    • Core major courses – 21 courses (63 credits)
    • Research work  –  Internship and research project (6 credits)
  3. Bachelor degree (academic oriented program)
    • General education courses – 7 courses (21 credits)
    • Basic major courses –13 courses (39 credits)
    • Core major courses – 18 courses (54 credits)
    • Research work  –  Internship and research project (6 credits)

Coursework and Research Work Plan

1.Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

ENG003

Core English I

3

FIN901

Mathematics for Business and Economics

3

CST001

Computer for Office Application

3

TSM030

English for Tourism and Hospitality I

3

GED001

Art of Living

3

TSM070

National Tourism Geography

3

GED003

Critical Thinking

3

TSM063

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

3

ECO035

Introduction to Economics

3

TSM064

Art and Culture

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM106

Tour Guide

3

TSM120

Travel and Tour Operations

3

TSM067

Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM111

Tourism Law

3

BUS030

Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

3

TSM035

Financial Management for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM002

Accounting for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM107

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

3

TSM031

English for Tourism and Hospitality II

3

TSM112

Tourism Management I

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM032

Ticketing and Reservation

3

TSM091

Resort Development and Management

3

TSM023

Ecotourism

3

TSM050

Hospitality Management

3

TSM096

Restaurant Operation Management

3

TSM108

Tourism and Hospitality Management Information Systems

3

TSM043

Front Office Operation Management

3

TSM058

Housekeeping Operation Management

3

TSM017

Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM062

HRM for the Hospitality and Tourism Industries

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM016

Community-Based Tourism Development

3

TSM069

MICE Management

3

TSM114

Tourism Planning and Policy

3

TSM018

Contemporary Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Management

3

TSM132

Franchise System Management

3

TSM100

Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism

3

TSM055

Hotel Management

3

TSM089

Research Project for Tourism & Hospitality Management

3

TSM085

Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality Management

3

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

2.Associate of Tourism Management

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM030

English for Tourism and Hospitality I

3

TSM031

English for Tourism and Hospitality II

3

CST001

Computer for Office Application

3

BUS030

Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

3

FIN901

Mathematics for Business and Economics

3

TSM106

Tour Guide

3

GED003

Critical Thinking

3

TSM063

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM070

National Tourism Geography

3

TSM064

Art and Culture

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM111

Tourism Law

3

TSM141

Marketing Management for Tourism Management

3

TSM067

Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM043

Front Office Operation Management

3

PSY001

Power of Focus

3

TSM035

Financial Management for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM002

Accounting for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM107

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

3

TSM120

Travel and Tour Operations

3

TSM112

Tourism Management I

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

3.Bachelor of Tourism Management

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM030

English for Tourism and Hospitality I

3

TSM031

English for Tourism and Hospitality II

3

CST001

Computer for Office Application

3

BUS030

Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

3

FIN901

Mathematics for Business and Economics

3

TSM106

Tour Guide

3

GED003

Critical Thinking

3

TSM063

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM070

National Tourism Geography

3

TSM064

Art and Culture

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM111

Tourism Law

3

TSM141

Marketing Management for Tourism Management

3

TSM067

Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM043

Front Office Operation Management

3

PSY001

Power of Focus

3

TSM035

Financial Management for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM002

Accounting for Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM107

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

3

TSM120

Travel and Tour Operations

3

TSM112

Tourism Management I

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM032

Ticketing and Reservation

3

TSM091

Resort Development and Management

3

TSM023

Ecotourism

3

TSM131

Visitor Management

3

TSM096

Restaurant Operation Management

3

TSM108

Tourism and Hospitality Management Information Systems

3

TSM113

Tourism Management II

3

TSM103

Sustainable Tourism Development

3

TSM017

Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality

3

TSM062

HRM for the Hospitality and Tourism Industries

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

Code

Subject

Credit

Code

Subject

Credit

TSM016

Community-Based Tourism Development

3

TSM069

MICE Management

3

TSM114

Tourism Planning and Policy

3

TSM126

Contemporary Issues in Tourism Management

3

TSM132

Franchise System Management

3

TSM100

Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism

3

TSM055

Hotel Management

3

TSM135

Research Project for Tourism Management

3

TSM085

Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality

3

3

Total Credits

15

Total Credits

15

 

Mr. Meas Renrith

Senior Dean

Tel : 012 651 826/098 651 826
E-mail :
renrith@bbu.edu.kh

   

Mrs. Heng Thary

Senior Dean

Tel : 012 691 441
E-mail : hengthary@bbu.edu.kh   
            

   

Mrs. Ou Sothary

Dean

Tel : 012 665 663
E-mail :
sokthary@bbu.edu.kh    

   

Mr. Keo Mithona

Associate Dean

Tel : 012 868 847
E-mail : keomithona@bbu.edu.kh

 


Contact Us

To discuss further about the Associate and Bachelor programs, please contact:

Build Bright University, Building D, Samdech Sothearos Boulevard, Sangkat Tonle Basac, Khan Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Postal Code: 12301,

H/P: 855-12 682 777, 015 682 777, Tel: 855-23 987 700

 E-mail: info@bbu.edu.kh         

Website: https://bbu.edu.kh