The minimum entry requirements for the BSc (Honours) in Hospitality Management is a Merit Lower or above in an Ordinary degree in Hospitality Management or equivalent. Students graduating from other third-level institutions with an equivalent qualification who are seeking an honours level degree are encouraged to apply. Students will be selected on the basis of their academic results. Final selection may involve an interview.
If English is not your first language
Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 5.5 in each component.
This one-year programme provides an opportunity for students who have successfully completed the BA Ordinary degree in Hospitality Management to attain an honours degree in a further single year of studies. It runs in conjunction with the BSc (Honours) in Leisure Management and BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management. The offering of the BSc (Honours) in Hospitality Management programme further develops the learners’ key skills, their strategic ability and their knowledge of the hospitality management discipline.
This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain employment in challenging positions within the hotel and restaurant sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions in the world’s finest, restaurants, resorts and also overseeing special events and business conventions. There are also graduate opportunities in consultancy, research and further education.
Both semesters provide core modules in strategic management, entrepreneurship, research methods, marketing strategy and strategic human resources. These modules are enhanced through the provision of optional modules in both terms. All students complete a dissertation during their studies.
Semester 1: Entrepreneurship l Marketing Strategy l Research Metho l Dissertation l Options
Semester 2: Strategic Management Seminars l Strategic Human Resource Management l Dissertation l Options
I enrolled as a mature student for the add-on programme mainly because I wanted a refresher after many years of work in hospitality. I found the lectures enjoyable and very interesting, and we often got visits from guest lecturers and industry practitioners which were also very inspiring. There were quite a lot of assignments to write during the course, which was a bit challenging for me at the start, but fortunately there was plenty of support from both academic staff and fellow students. Group assignments were great fun and I could learn from other students. We often had to present our assignments, which was a good public speaking exercise. I found that the course really improved my writing, organisation and communication skills.