Degree vs Diploma
Opposed to the program content in most diploma courses, the B.Com Hospitality Management degree and BBA Degree Disaster Management from Stenden South Africa focuses on the development of competencies required by today’s hotel manager.
Though the program has a strong industry focus, this focus comes mainly from a managerial perspective as opposed to the operational perspective taught in most diploma courses.
Stenden South Africa does not seek to educate waiters and chefs, but future hospitality leaders that possess the required operational skills and approach challenges from a managerial viewpoint.
|Popularly regarded as a “second best” option||Generally seen as a qualification with status|
|Access to the programme is generally available to anyone, regardless of academic background||Access to the programme is generally based on academic achievement and ability|
|Is usually complete in itself, and does not offer scope for further development||Serves as a stepping stone to further specialisation, should one so desire.|
|Generally has acceptance and recognition only in the country of training||It is generally accepted world-wide|
|Usually based on rote learning and subject specific texts and practices.||Teaches one to think for oneself, and to reason logically and effectively|
|Produces workers in an operational setting||Grooms people for leadership|
|Courses are usually put together by arbitrary lecturers based on their experiences||Courses are generally based on international best-practice|
What degrees can you study at Stenden South Africa?
Stenden South Africa offers 2 degrees:
- A 3 year B.Com Hospitality Management (includes a 6 or 10 month internship / industrial placement)
- A 3 year BBA Degree Disaster Management (includes a fourth year of work placement)
Apply today and unleash your potential with Stenden South Africa.