Bachelor of Science (Honours) International Hospitality ManagementTechnological University Dublin (TU Dublin)
Hospitality is a growing, diverse and exciting industry that provides an abundance of employment opportunities at home and elsewhere around the globe. The demand for hospitality graduates is growing each year in the global hotel, leisure, industrial, business, health and education sectors. This programme will give you the management, technological and operational skills you need to work in the international hospitality industry. Specific modules enhance the international focus of the programme and the international experience of the student. You’ll develop the strong communication, interpersonal, management and leadership skills that have been identified by the hospitality industry as essential for career success. Key areas of study are Communications, Management, Law and Industry Studies. Since European languages are becoming increasingly important, you also have the option to study one European language. Subjects studied include business communications, intercultural awareness, fundamentals of accounting, international hospitality industry studies, food and beverage practice, marketing, restaurant operations, hospitality management operations, bar & beverage management, hospitality information systems, hospitality law, and strategic management. There is a six-month work placement in Year 3. On graduation, you may proceed to postgraduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD at research institutes and universities worldwide.
What you will learn
Year One Digital 1: Fundamentals Professional Business Communications 1 Intercultural Awareness in HTLE Management 1 HTLE Fundamentals of Accounting International Hospitality Industry Studies Food and Beverage Professional Practice Marketing for HTLE, Restaurant Operations Intro Rooms Division mgt. Professional Business Communications 2 Intercultural Competence /language Year Two Intercultural Competence /language Economics For HTLE International Human Resource Management Financial Accounting for companies Management 2 Digital 2: Literacy Option/Language Management Accounting Costing and Decision Making Hospitality management Operations Bar & Beverage Management Studies Hospitality Information Systems Option/Language Students may opt for a semester abroad in substitution for the second Semester in year two. This will involve successfully obtaining 30 credits from appropriate modules from partner universities approved by the School of Hospitality Management & Tourism under current Erasmus arrangements. Year Three Managing Accounting – Planning & Control Managing Accounting – Planning & Control Data Analysis Hospitality Law 1 Revenue Management and Distribution Operations Mgt for Food and Beverage Option Professional Internship Students may opt for a semester abroad in substitution for the first Semester in year three. This will involve successfully obtaining 30 credits from appropriate modules from partner universities approved by the School of Hospitality Management & Tourism under current scholarship arrangements. Year Four Strategic management – An Applied Approach Research Methods for Undergraduate Thesis and Internship Report Marketing Strategy International Hospitality Management Leadership Option Financial Management Strategic Management Case Study Dissertation Option
Who is the course for?
Career opportunities abound in today’s hospitality industry. On graduation, you could become a supervisor or manager in one of the world’s finest hotels, restaurants, exotic resorts or corporate hotel developments. Other options include overseeing business conventions and special events, occupying management positions in hotels, transport, travel agencies, tourism providers/ suppliers, self-employment, project management, technology management, community development, public sector support, financial institutions and bar, club, and conference management. Duty Manager General Manager Hotel Manager/Asst Manager Restaurant/Bar/Public House Manager Catering Manager Conference & Banqueting Manager Night Auditor Accounts Manager Front Desk Receptionist Area Manager Licensed Trade Event Manager Reservations Manager European Confirmation Consultant Food & Beverage Assistant Accounts Manager - Tour Operator Staff Trainer Customer Services Representative - Cruise Ships Cabin Crew Airport Representative Travel Consultant/Executive (Travel Agent) Sales Executive Guest Relations Manager Public Relations Officer Marketing Assistant