The Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management (PPGDHM) is designed for graduates of a bachelor’s degree or similar qualification in a discipline other than hospitality management who wish to gain the knowledge necessary to pursue a career in the hospitality sector.

Job Opportunities


Management positions in Nigeria’s largest industry – hotels, resorts, restaurants, marketing and sales, events and convention centre managers, food and beverage management, rooms division management, customer service.


Programme Information


The programme comprises six courses, including compulsory internship placement:
(Please note that not all elective modules are offered every semester)

Principles of Hospitality Management
Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management
Integrated Approach to Hospitality Management
Hospitality Internship Project


Plus one of:


Accounting and Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
Food and Beverage Management
Accommodation Management
Hospitality Facilities Management and Design
Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
Human Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality


and one of:


International Food and Beverage Management
Events Management
Resorts and Hospitality Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business for Tourism and Hospitality
Tourism and Hospitality Consumer Behaviour


Internship Placements


As part of the programme students are required to work for at least 240 hours in a hospitality establishment to gain practical knowledge and experience in planning and production, dealing with customers, risk assessment, and planning the implementation of operations for daily events.

Internship placements are coordinated via the Student Careers Centre (SCC) and are available at accredited hospitality establishments across Nigeria.
Students are required to keep a detailed log of their experiences and provide a systematic analytical framework for recording and analysing their observations.




7 Weekend Part- time full-time

Start Dates in 2017

31 January, 22 May, 11 September
Semesters and scheduled breaks:
Semester 3, 2016 – 12 September  to 16 December
Between Semester Break – 17 December 2016 to 30 January 2017

Semester 1, 2017 – 31 January to 5 May
Between Semester Break – 6 May to 21 May

Semester 2, 2017 – 22 May to 25 August
Between Semester Break – 26 August to 10 September 

Semester 3, 2017 – 11 September  to 15 December


Entry Requirements


  • Bachelor degree at least equivalent to Nigerian NUC accredited institution or HND accredited by NBTE pass standard; and
  • Candidates without a Bachelor degree but with an appropriate mix of a lesser qualification and work experience may be approved for special admission by the Council



International Students

2016/17 Course Fees: N120,000
Form Fees: N10,000



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