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Code
SE921
Delivery
Fulltime
Cao points
🛈252 -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
Communication for Tourism and HospitalityAccommodation Supervision
Introduction to ManagementBeverage and Wine Studies
Introduction to Marketing Information & Communication Technology for Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism
Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality OperationsMarketing Mix for Tourism and Hospitality
Restaurant ServiceFront Office Fundamentals
English as a Foreign Language: Upper Intermediate 1English as a Foreign Language: Upper Intermediate 2
French Intermediate 1 (B1.1)French Intermediate 2 (B1.2)
German Intermediate 1(B1.1)German Intermediate 2 (B1.2)
Italian Beginners 1 (A1.1)Italian Beginners 2 (A1.2)
Spanish Beginners 1 (A1.1)Spanish Beginners 2 (A1.2)
Spanish Intermediate 1 (B1.1)Spanish Intermediate 2 (B1.2)
The Tourism SystemTourism Studies
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Financial AccountingRooms Division Management
Front Office Property Management SystemsIntercultural Studies for the Global Workplace
Irish Culture, Heritage and HistoryIntroduction to Management Accounting
Management StudiesHospitality & Tourism Career & Professional Development Seminar Series
Fine Dining ServiceBusiness Research
Event Management Oenology
English as a Foreign Language: Upper Intermediate 3Travel and Tour Operations
French Upper Intermediate 1 (B2.1a)German Upper Intermediate Language Level B2.1b
German Upper Intermediate Language Level B2.1aEnglish as a Foreign Language: Upper Intermediate 4
Italian Beginners 3 (A2.1)French Upper Intermediate 2 (B2.1b)
Spanish Beginners 3 (A2.1)Italian Beginners 4 (A2.2)
Spanish Upper Intermediate 1 (B2.1a)Spanish Beginners 4 (A2.2)
Economics for Tourism and HospitalitySpanish Upper Intermediate 2 (B2.1b)
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Work Placement Tourism and HospitalityServices Marketing
Applied Revenue Management for Tourism & Hospitality
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Human Resource Management for Tourism and Hospitality Managers 1
Research Design
Business Law for Tourism and Hospitality
Integrated Marketing Communications
English as a Foreign Language: Advanced 2
French in Use (B1)
German in Use B2
Italian in Use B1
Spanish in Use B1
Spanish in Use B2
Academic Study Abroad Semester 2
Year 4
Semester 7Semester 8
Digital MarketingAdvanced Services Management
Facilities and Asset ManagementSearch Engine Marketing Strategy
Research Literature ReviewStrategic Case Analysis
Strategic Management for Tourism & Hospitality Strategic Tourism & Hospitality Finance
Human Resource Management for Tourism and Hospitality Managers 2German Upper Intermediate 4 (B2.2b)
French Upper Intermediate 3 (B2.2a)Applied Research Project
German Upper Intermediate 3( B2.2a)English as a Foreign Language: Advanced 4
Hospitality Distribution and Relationship ManagementFrench Upper Intermediate 4 (B2.2b)
English as a Foreign Language: Advanced 3Italian Intermediate 2 (B1.2)
Italian Intermediate 1 (B1.1)Research Dissertation Tourism and Hospitality
Spanish Language: Places and SpacesSpanish Language: Texts and Contexts
Spanish Upper Intermediate 3 (B2.2a)Spanish Upper Intermediate 4 (B2.2b)
Strategic Food and Beverage ManagementStrategic Human Resource Management

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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