BBM (Hons) Tourism, Hospitality & Events

UGC Approved - Offered By NSBM

Duration - 4 Years (Full time)

NSBM Green University town is a UGC approved degree-awarding institution that strives to create the most conducive environment for its students to become global graduates who are both team leaders and team players. Studying Hospitality and Tourism Management opens the door to a variety of sought-after careers in hotel and resort management, travel consultancy, tourist attractions, event industry and many other related fields. The hospitality and tourism industry is increasingly focusing on international visitors and is looking for ways to partner with the tourism industry. Managers with knowledge of both sectors, and an ability to tailor hospitality services for overseas visitors, are in great demand in Sri Lanka and overseas.


  • You will examine the scope of the hospitality, tourism, and events industries and how they work together, whilst learning key business skills including finance, human resources, and marketing.
  • You will have the opportunity to receive a 06 months’ internship to get a hands-on experience in the industry.
  • It offers plenty of optional modules (eg: Wine and spirits knowledge, Health and Safety and Social Media in Tourism) that help you to specialize in a relevant career that is chosen by you. There is plenty of field trips in which you will take part in tailored modules.
  • You will have the option to choose an area of the industry that interests you as the focus of your research project, and that will increase your independent learning skills and your future employability.
  • Working with NSBM clubs such as ICTH (International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality), Aviation club and Foodies club will give you the employment edge.


  • Time Duration: 4 Years in Total
  • Program Outline: 2 + 2 Model
  • 1st Year: Full-time Studies
  • 2nd Year: Full-time Studies
  • 3rd Year: 12 Months Course Work
  • 4th Year: 06 Month Course Work 06 Months Practical Training


Year 1

  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
  • Principles of Management
  • Basic Computing and ICT Application
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Business English
  • Principles of Economics
  • Event Management
  • Front Office Operations
  • Basic Accounting for Tourism
  • Business Communication Skills for Tourism

Year 2

  • Resources, Recreation and Tourism
  • Tourism Marketing Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Principles and Practices
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Social Etiquette and Professional Development for Tourism
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Service Quality Management
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Event Marketing
  • Housekeeping and Accommodation Operations

Year 3

  • Sustainable Event Managemen
  • Tourism and Sustainable Development
  • Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • Finance and Revenue Management
  • MICE Tourism
  • Project Management in Tourism
  • Legal Environment of Tourism, Hospitality, and Events
  • Crisis and Disaster Management in Tourism
  • Travel and Tour Agency Operations
  • E – Commerce for Tourism

Year 4

  • Research Methodology in Tourism
  • Cultural Diversity in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
  • Strategic Management for Tourism
  • Aviation and Airport Operations
  • Dissertation (600 NH)
  • Internship Program (900 NH)


Students should have either of the following qualifications

  • Six passes (with 3 credit passes) in GCE Ordinary Level and Three Passes in GCE Advanced Level in a single sitting, in the respective streams, stipulated or approved by UGC, at one of the following examinations or an equivalent foreign qualification. Equivalent foreign qualification is defined as the minimum requirement for admission to a similar program in a UGC recognized university in that country.
  • G.C.E. Advanced Level examination conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka.
  • G.C.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK (London A/L).
  • International Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK.
  • G.S.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Cambridge International Examination, UK

* Candidates with impressive results at a foreign examination held outside Sri Lanka, deemed equivalent to G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination of Sri Lanka are eligible to apply for admission to universities in Sri Lanka.

  • Year 1 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 2 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 3 - 700,000 LKR
  • Year 4 - 700,000 LKR
  • Registration Fee - 10,000 LKR
  • Library Fee - 5,000 LKR
Four Years (Full Time)
2,800,000 LKR
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The fee for each semester is 350,000 LKR

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This degree offers you job opportunities in the fields of:

  • Travel companies and Tour operators
  • Hotels and Resorts Management
  • Event Management
  • The Airline, Railway Travel Cruise Companies, and Passenger Services
  • Banquets, Conferences and Conventions Centers
  • Tourist Offices and Ministries of Tourism
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Concert and Theater Venues
  • Museums and other Cultural Venues
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers of Hospitality Equipment
  • Spa and Wellness Management
  • Consulting, Academic, and Research