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Introduction to The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) specialises in providing business management degrees with a hospitality focus and aims to become the world’s leading hospitality management school. Located in Dubai, a city that is globally recognised for its hospitality and tourism industry, EAHM is situated in the heart of this hospitality haven right opposite sister properties such as the Burj AI Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel; Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai’s Arabian Five Star Resort, Wild Wadi Water Park and the multi-award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

 

As an integral part of the Jumeirah Group which manages numerous luxury hotel properties, students are able to gain first-hand experience through internships and building relationships with people in the industry. EAHM also works closely with other international hotel chains and this enables graduates of EAHM to be well placed for their future careers and also to be consistently sought after by the hospitality industry.

 

EAHM is in academic association with Ecole hOteliere de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland, the oldest and most respected hospitality school in the world and this association ensures the quality of all the study programmes offered. In addition, EAHM is also accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates, the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom and THE-ICE (The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education) in Australia. These international accreditations of the study programmes further add to the employability of graduates from EAHM.

 

With internationally recognised study programmes, highly respected Faculty members drawn from all over the world, state of the art infrastructure, modern facilities, strong partnerships within the hospitality industry and the close proximity of EAHM to some of the best hotels in the world, EAHM truly is, at The Heart of Hospitality.

 

EAHM provides an abundance of exciting career opportunities for its graduates and is poised to be<:ome the world’s leading hospitality management school.

What makes EAHM unique and different?

 

  • Internationally accredited and recognised degree programmes.
  • High performing students can complete their studies in just three years.
  • Part of the luxury hotel company. Jumeirah Group
  • NThe option to spend up to one fulll year studuing at Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland or one semester at Cornell University in the United States of America.
  • We handle all visa and immigration formalities for you.
  • The Industry Liaison Department assits all students with the search for part-time work, internships and full-time jobs world-wide.
  • Truly multi-cultural Over 60 nationalities to live and study with.
  • Easy to budget. Flexible monthly and annual payment plans.
  • Readily available accommodation in our secure campus.
  • Readily available accommodation in our secure campus. The studios are fully fitted for single occupancy with an individual kitchen and bathroom.
  • Located directly opposite the world’s most luxurious hotel. Burj Al Arab, in the heart of the Jumeirah Beach Resort and Madinat Souk area.

Location

 

EAHM is located opposite the iconic Burj Al Arab – The world’s Most Luxurious Hotel

Jumeirah Group – who are they?

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is an integral part of the Jumeirah Group and this allows students to be exposed to the inner workings of the world-class Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts.

 

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The company was founded in 1997 with the aim to become a hospitality industry leader through establishing a world class portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts.

 

Jumeirah’s promise of Stay Different””‘ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

 

In line with this core essence, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing the world renowned Burj AI Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, the multi-award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives.

 

Building on this success, in 2004 Jumeirah Group became a member of Dubai Holding – a collection of leading Dubai-based businesses and projects – in line with a new phase of growth and development for the Group.

 

The strong partnership between Jumeirah Group and The Academy is mutually beneficial as students are able to gain first hand experience of working in various five star hotels and the hotels are in turn provided with a constant source of top quality workforce.

PROGRAMS: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management (BBA)

Introduction

 

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (HONS.) IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

 

The three year Bachelor degree with Honours is the highest of Undergraduate qualification any student can obtain. An honours degree enables you to pre-qualify for entry into a range of Postgraduate degree programmes.

 

Graduates from this programme are expected to rapidly progress through the management structure of a hotel or other hospitality related companies to become the leading senior professionals of the future.

 

Features of the programme include:

  • Accredited in the UAE, UK, and Australasia
  • First Honours degree in the region that can be completed in just three years
  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • Graduated to managerial positions in the hospitality industry
  • Progress to a Masters degree in any Business discipline
  • Learn a variety of languages
  • Possibility of spending up to an academic year in Switzerland with Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne or Cornell University in the USA.

Program Outline

 

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management provides high performing students with the opportunity to complete their studies in just three years. This option offers signifi- cant savings of up to one year’s accommodation and living expenses and allows graduates to enter the workforce one year earlier. Students on the three year degree will take up to five courses per trimester and will need to maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5 out of 4.0.

Associate of business adminstration in international hospitality management

 

The Associate of Business Administration degree is a one and half year programme consisting of the first five trimesters of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. This programme provides you with a foundation of essential skills required for a supervisory position in the hospitalty industry.

 

The Associate of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management degree comprises of the first 15 courses plus the internship and additional 6 courses of their choice (total of 69 credit hours).

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (MBA)

Full time in 1 year / Flexible study mode up to 4 years

 

Introduction

 

The is the first accredited Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management degree in the Gulf region. This Masters Degree is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. The Institute of Hospitality (IOH) in the United Kingdom (Bologna-compliant) and The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) in Australasia.

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) offers the fully accredited in the Gulf Region Master Degree in International Hospitality Management. This programme is also accredited in UK and Australia.

 

Over 60 senior hospitality executives from around the world have contributed to the content and design of this programme. The content of the course is benchmarked against 15 other internationally well-known Masters level programmes. This postgraduate MBA programme is designed for working professionals decided to boost their career while interacting with likeminded candidates and industry experts.

 

  • Fast track – full-time study within 1 year
  • Flexible mode – part-time study up to 4 years
  • Convenient timing – classes are offered in the evenings
  • On your choice -Thesis or Business Research Project

 

Through our MBA programme you will enhance your knowledge, skills and competences required to succeed in the executive, corporate and managerial levels within a hotel.

Program Outline

 

The Modules

In order to qualify for the Postgraduate degree, all student must take and pass all of the compulsory modules and they must also choose and pass three of the elective modules.

*Course structure and delivery are subject to change without prior notice.

 

The MBA degree consists of nine modules and thesis. Out of the nine modules you may choose three modules from a list of indicative electives. If you decide to undertaje a Business Research Project insteed of a thesis, four elective modules would have to be completed in total Each module involves a minimum of 40 taught hours and 100 hours of self-directed study over period of one month.

Indicative Electives

 

  • Corporate Finance
  • Digital Marketing
  • Law and Ethics in the Business
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Cross Cultural Selling and Marketing
  • Events Operations & Risk Management

Students can commence their MBA degree at the beginning of any module except Business Resiness Research Mothods. However, the main intake are September, January and April.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Intake

3 intaes per year:

  • January
  • April
  • September

Admissions Requirements

 

*The Application process assesses students for academic and interpersonal skills

 

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management (BBA)

 

Associate of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (ABA)

 

  • Acpplication forms (total 4 pages)
  • CV/Resume
  • Motivation Essay
  • Recommendation letter from school (teacher or counsellor)
  • 12 years of school successful completion of higher or secondary school, 5 CCSE (O Levels)*3 A-Levels, B Diploma or an equivalent with a minimum average grade of C or 75%
  • Proof of English Proficiency Internet-Based TOEFL score of 80 with a minimum score of 20 on each. Academic ELTS with an overall band score of 6.0 or Paper-based Institutional TOEFL score of 550 and 50 in the Test of Written English acceptable only if taken at EAHM.

The Interview

The second stage of the application process involves an interview with representatives from the academic team at EAHM.

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (MBA)

Full time in 1 year / Flexible study mode up to 4 years

 

  • Application forms (total 4 pages)
  • CV/Resume
  • Motivation Essay

 

The application process assesses students for academic and interpersonal skills

Minimum Requirements for the Postgraduate Degree:

  • An accredited Bachelor’s Degree
  • Revelant work experience – usually 1 year at supervisory level
  • English Proficiency: – IELTS60   – TOEFL 550   – Internet-Based TOFEL 80

 

The Interview

The second stage of the application process is an interview with a representative from EAHM.

Internship Opportunities

Your Internship

 

EAHM’s strong connections with the hospitality industry opens ip opportunities within five-star hotel chains in Dubai and internationally. The internship period for students last for about 22 weeks at the beginning of year two of the degree programme and can be completed in any five-star hotel or any reputable hospitality establishment anywhere in the world EAHM will help you get a job by ensuring there are many internship opportunities available. Our student interns have worked in Dubai, the Gulf region, many countries in Europe including the UK and Ireland, the Caribbean, the Maldives and Asia to name just a few places.

 

Some companies where our students have completed their internships include:

  • Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
  • Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, Mallorca, Sapin
  • Madinat Jumeirah, DUbai, UAE
  • Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives
  • Grand Hyatt, Dubai, UAE
  • Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin, Germaany
  • JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai, UAE
  • Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Fairmont Dubai, UAE
  • Rixos Almaty Hotel, Kazakhstan
  • HVS Dubai, UAE

As a hotel school that is an integral part of Jumeirah, the luxury hotel group behind world renowned properties in the Middle E;ast such as the Burj AI Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah and many other hotels around the world, certainly offers our hospitality management students an unrivalled opportunity for their internship. In addition, EAHM’s reputation as a leading hotel school with its recognized hospitality management programmes as well its strong connections with the hotel and hospitality industry, also opens up further opportunities within other reputable five-star hotel chains in Dubai, the Middle East and internationally.

 

The internship peri()d is a vital component of a hospitality management programme in any hotel school as it provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the hospitality industry. At our hotel school, the internship lasts for about 6 months at the beginning of Year 2 of the hospitality management degree programme and can be done in any frve-star hotel or any other reputable hospitality establishment in the Middle East or anywhere else in the world. EAHM will help students get a job in a hotel and facilitate the internship on their behalf and although students may indicate a hotel preference, placement is not guaranteed as it depends on the individual hotels. As a top hotel school in the world, EAHM has had interns all over the globe in places such as Dubai, the Middle East, many countries in Europe, the UK and Ireland, the Caribbean, the Maldives and Asia to name just a few.

 

The hospitality and tourism industry has always been a strong supporter of our hotel school. The following are our preferred hospitality industry partners who have provided our students with internship opportunities both in the Middle East and internationally. Many of these companies have subsequently hired our graduates too:

 

  • BJumeirah Group
  • Kempinski Hotels
  • Mariott International
  • Hyatt Internabonal
  • Sofitel Luxury Hotels
  • Accor Group
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Starwood Hotels
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • R1tz Carlton Hotels
  • Fairmont Raffles
  • Shangri-La Hotels
  • Armani Hotels

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management (BBA)

Associate of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (ABA)

Accommodation

 

Off-campus accommodation requires Management approval.

 

Invoicing Options

 

  • Every Trimester
  • Annual payment 3% discount
  • Full payment of BBA or ABA 10% discount

 

Deposit

 

Tuition deposit to be paid when accepting the Letter of Offer. It will be credited on the first invoice.

 

Health Insurance

 

International students are required to have a current International Health Insurance before arrival. Once enrolled, students can use local Health Insurance providers. Current Indicative Rate is $USD250 per month.

 

Laundry

 

Laundry facilities (washing and drying machines) are available free of charge. On campus laundry services (laundry and dry cleaning) are available for an average price of $USD15 per week.

 

Personal Expenses

 

Personal expenses are choice of lifestyle dependent, however, approximately $USD100 – 150 per week is reasonable.

 

Part-Time Work

 

Students can legally work part-time during their studies without hour restrictions. Indicative wage: &USD17/hour.

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (MBA)

Full time in 1 year / Flexible study mode up to 4 years

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management (MBA)

Accommodation on Campus

 

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), a leading hotel school located opposite Burj AI Arab, offers students high quality lodging with one of the greatest views in Dubai. Students now have the opportunity to choose from the best available selection of on-campus accommodation rates. EAHM offers accommodation packages to registered students only. There are various packages that students can choose from to enjoy significant savings and which enables them to stay in their fully equipped studio during the holidays! Once the simple application process has been completed, students can book a studio for a period of up to one Academic Year.

On-Campus Accommodation Packages

Meal Options

Additional Mandatory Fees

 

Application Fee of AED 500 is non-refundable fee and should be paid upon submission of application documents.

 

A holding deposit of AED 3,000 is required to se{;ure the place on the programme and is to be paid when the applicant accepts the offer. This deposit is non-refundable, should an applicant decide not to commence the programme of study. When a student has completed the programme of study, the deposit will be refunded to the same student or sponsor, once all outstanding debts have been settled and clearance has been completed.