School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

About the School


The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is one of three schools in the College of Business and Management. The School offers high quality full-time courses of study that prepares students for a successful career in the hospitality and tourism industry both locally and globally. This industry is among the world's fastest growing economies and represents one of the major sources of employment opportunities.  Faculty members of the School are equipped with industry experience, teaching and research skills that will enable the mastery of their field of study.

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has made notable strides since its inception. The School has produced outstanding graduates that have contributed significantly to the industry’s landscape. Of utmost importance is the growth in the number of students, as well as the strategic development of the courses of study and specializations since 2003. The changes in the courses of study reflect the School’s adaptation to our stakeholders needs. Between the years 1997 – 2008, the School doubled the student intake and the population has continued to grow.

  • In the 2022/23 academic year, the School had a total of 540 students enrolled in semester one, 515 students enrolled in semester two and 154 students enrolled in the summer session.
  • The table below shows the number of students that graduated from the School during the period 2018/9 to 2022/23:

Academic Year

Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

B.Sc. in Food Service Management

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Tourism Management






















  • A Tracer Study conducted by the Career and Placement Unit with a total of 64 students who registered revealed that 36% of students contacted are employed and 31% of those students are working in their field of study.

Lillian’s Training Restaurant

  • Lillian’s is the official Training Restaurant for the School. It was officially opened on November 4, 1992. At that time, the restaurant was operated primarily by the students of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM). The restaurant is in the Caribbean’s only sculpture park, this historic and beautifully renovated Georgian building consists of a fine dining restaurant which is opened to the public for lunch on weekdays, and also caters for special functions, on request. The Jamaica National Heritage Trust continues to preserve the Lillian’s structure as a historic building. At the time of its inception, the restaurant was renovated with the assistance of local hotels and related business operations.
  • Today, Lillian’s remains an integral component in the learning process of SHTM’s courses of study as it continues to provide a forum for practical culinary, food and beverage experiences.


The following Courses of Study are offered by the College of Business and Management, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management:

  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management
  • Associate of Science in Baking & Pastry Arts

How to Apply

  • Five (5) CSEC subjects (General Proficiency Level) with Grades 1, 2 or 3 as of June 1998 or GCE O- Level with Grades A, B, or C, including Mathematics and English Language. A foreign language, or Food and Nutrition would be an asset. An interview maybe required and three other approved subjects.
  • Certificate in Baking Technology from the University of Technology, Jamaica, plus work experience in the industry.
  • Mature applicants may satisfy Prior Learning Assessment requirements.
  • Application Forms are available at




University of Technology, Jamaica

College of Business and Management

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6.

Main Campus: (876) 927-1680-8

Direct Line:      (876) 927-1680-8 ext. 2433, 2436, 2445

Email address: Baking and Pastry Arts –

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