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International Hospitality Management

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Course in International Hospitality Management aims at providing professional certification for the different services in the tourism industry. The Course will train specialised technical staff with the appropriate personal and technical skills to carry out daily tasks seamlessly such as department control (human resources management, kitchen and restaurant service technical tasks and commercial interaction with customers, and other stakeholders -partners, suppliers and government agencies) and department management ( coordination and supervision of the F&B area and all its activities, helping the general manager in achieving the management restaurant goals, controlling the costs and establishing programs of hospitality occupation).Therefore, this Course is based on a clearly practical approach, which will allow for an effortless knowledge applicability, as should be expected from a successful articulation between theory and practice.


Unidade Ano Período
International Hospitality 1 1
Housekeeping and Laundry 1 1
Accommodation Management 1 1
Hospitality Management 1 1
Communication and Team Management 1 1
English I 1 1
Spanish I 1 1
Management of Information Technologies 1 1
Food and Beverage Service 1 2
Accommodation Operations Management 1 2
Recreation and Events Management 1 2
Hotel Maintenance 1 2
E-commerce in Tourism and Hospitality 1 2
Quantitative Methods for Hospitality 1 2
English II 1 2
Spanish II 1 2
Front Officer Management or Housekeeping Management or Guest Service Management or SPA Management 2 3
Revenue Management 2 3
Marketing and Public Relations for Hospitality 2 3
Accounting for Hospitality 2 3
Tourism Economy 2 3
Human Resources Management for Hospitality 2 3
Management for Hospitality 2 3
English III 2 3
Internship 2 4
  • This programme prepares students for performing the following functions:
  • Front Office Manager
  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Guest Service Manager
  • SPA Manager
  • Manager assistant
  • Hotel manager
  • Manager of the accommodation division in hospitals, health care units, nursing homes and retirement homes.

Admission to the Specialisation Programmes of Porto School Hotel is open to holders of:

a) A Secondary Education Diploma or its legal equivalent;

b) A Technological Specialisation Diploma (level 4 professional qualifications);

c) A bachelor's degree or its legal equivalent;

d) A foreign higher education degree, awarded upon completion of a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna model by a State who has adhered to this Process;

e) A foreign higher education degree which is recognized as satisfying the objectives of a bachelor's degree;

f) An academic, scientific and/or professional curriculum which recognizes as proof of the candidate’s preparedness for the study cycle.

The recognition referred to in sub-paragraphs d) through f) comes into effect merely for the purpose of admission to the Specialisation Programmes and does not award the holder with a Bachelor degree nor with degree recognition.