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Hotel Management

The Polytechnic of Guarda

36 months
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The Hotel Management programme of The Polytechnic of Guarda aims to develop students' skills systemic academic, operational and instrumental to the exercise of a profession in the field of hospitality. The objectives of the course are operationalized through lecionação of practical classes, laboratory and on-the-job, in companies or organizations with a strong instrumental.


Learning objectives:

To know and be able to understand the Hotel Management area, and be on the cutting edge in some Hotel Management domains; know how to apply the acquired knowledge in order to display a professional approach to the work developed in this vocational area; ability to solve problems in this area, as well as create and support arguments; ability to gather, select and interpret relevant information, particularly in the study area, enabling the student to support the proffered solutions and reasoning, including in this analysis the relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects; skills which will enable the student to communicate information, problems and solutions, to a specialist and non-specialist audience; learning skills which will allow them to learn autonomously.

Career Opportunities:

The Hotel Management programme of The Polytechnic of Guarda provides access to obtaining the professional license of the Hotel Manager, from which you can perform the following functions:

  • Director of Hotel
  • Director of accommodation
  • Head of Reception
  • Director of Food & Beverage
  • Sales and Marketing Director
  • Sales promoter
  • PR
  • Responsible for animation
  • Quality manager
  • Event Planner, among others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Kitchen Service and Operations
  • Restaurant Service and Operations
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Tourism
  • Gastronomy
  • Organization Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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180 ECTS


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission Exams, one of the following: Economics, Math, Portuguese
  • Minimum grades, Application score: 95 points
  • Regional preference, vacancy percentage: 30
  • Area of Influence: Aveiro, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Guarda, Porto, Vila Real, Viseu
  • Other Preferential Admissions
  • Vacancy percentage: 20

Degrees with preferential admission:

  •  Kitchen (INFTUR)
  •  Hotel Accommodations (INFTUR)
  •  Tourism (INFTUR)
  •  Restaurant/Bar (INFTUR)
  •  Food quality control technician
  •  Kitchen/pastry and ice-cream technician
  •  Business administration technician
  •  Management technician
  •  Hotel/ Reception and Customer service technician
  •  Hotel/ Restaurant, organization and control technician
  •  Commercial services technician
  •  Management Assistant

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Guarda

480 - 750 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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