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Code
WD091
Delivery
Fulltime
Cao points
🛈225 -443
Level
8
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
4 years
Credits
240 ECTS
Placements
Available
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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What is the BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management course?

The term Hospitality Management is most commonly associated with Hotels but also includes careers in entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and casual-dining, event management and contract catering.

This four year course is designed to equip graduates with a broad range of business skills combined with a thorough knowledge of the hospitality environment.

Special Features of the Course: Hospitality Placement

During the first semester of year 3, students are required to complete a placement organised by the college in a hospitality organisation in Ireland or abroad. Students are actively involved in the decision making process in order that their choice of work experience is appropriate to their career aspirations and interests. This work experience allows students to gain real experience of working in a hospitality business.

Past companies who have been involved in the placements include: Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin, Mount Juliet Conrad, Park Hotel Kenmare, Jurys-Doyle, Tower Hotel Group and many more.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Basic Financial AccountingFront Office and Accommodation Operations
Introduction to ManagementApplied Communications and IT
Food & Beverage ServiceHospitality Financial Accounting
Introduction to Hospitality Service OperationsManagement Studies
Applied Communications and ITAdvanced Food and Beverage Service
Electives (Chose one of the following) Electives (Chose one of the following)
The Tourism SystemTourism Studies
Italian A1 (Beginners)Italian A2
Spanish A1 (Beginners)Spanish A2
French B1.3 (Post Leaving Cert)French B1.4
German B1.3 (Post Leaving Cert)German B1.4
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Beverage StudiesHospitality Marketing
Communications for researchConference & Event Marketing
Introduction to MarketingHospitality Law
Business LawOenology (Wine Studies)
Introduction to Management AccountingEnterprise
Electives (Chose one of the following) Electives (Chose one of the following)
Market Research TheoryTourism Destinations
Italian B1.1Italian B1.2
Spanish B1.1Spanish B1.2
French B2.1French B2.1
German B2.1German B2.1
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Hospitality Industrial Placement International Hospitality & Tourism Seminar Series
Research Methods & Statistics
Revenue Management
HRMB
Services Marketing
Intercultural Studies
Year 4
Semester 7Semester 8
Applied ResearchE-Commerce and Web Authoring
Strategic Hospitality FinanceAdvanced Services Management
Strategic ManagementStrategic Case Analysis
Human Resource Development & Employee RelationsDissertation
Digital Marketing Strategy
Electives (Chose one of the following) Electives ((Chose two of the following) NB – A language elective may only be chosen if studied in a previous semester
The Impacts of TourismFacilities Asset Management
Italian B1.3Strategic HRM
Spanish B1.3Italian B1.4
French B2.3Spanish B1.4
German B2.3French B2.4
German B2.4

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management 

2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7

 

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management:

 

 

Other Requirements for BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management:

 

Students on this course will be required to provide their own uniforms and equipment for practical classes; the estimated cost is €275

Students who complete the BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management can expect to find work opportunities in:

  • Operations Management

  • Licensed Premises Manager

  • Hospitality Human Resources Manager

  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Managers

  • Catering Managers / Restaurant Operators

  • Conference and Event Coordinators

  • Entertainments Management, Bars, Nightclubs, Venues, Casual Dining

Follow on Study for BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management graduates

Students of this course have progressed to complete further postgraduate study and research in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism, and Business Management.

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Dr Don O’Neill
Dr. Dr Don O’Neill
BA (Hons) (NUI) MA (NUI) DESS (Perpignan) EdD (Bath) - Senior Lecturer
Tel: 51302031 [email protected]

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