Course overview

he hospitality industry in Ireland and worldwide is performing very strongly and needs qualified graduates to work in and run operations in this sector. It’s a great industry if you’re interested in travel, as positions are plentiful and the financial rewards are attractive. In this dynamic course, you’ll learn how to be a competent manager in any functional area in a hospitality business, whether in a top hotel or resort, or to open your own restaurant, hotel or bar. The industry-focused curriculum is taught through a range of practical and academic learning styles to maximise the learning experience. You’ll learn all the business skills you need to equip you for management while getting plenty of opportunities to put your skills into practice. The combination of key business subjects – such as Management, Communications, Finance, Marketing and Human Resource Management – with essential operational subjects – such as Hospitality Industry Studies, Rooms Division, Food and Beverage Management – ensures that our graduates are well equipped for a successful career in the sector. Study Abroad Opportunities Our internship programme provide you with opportunities to take your work placement in Ireland or abroad through the links our school has with industry. Since European languages are increasingly important in the world of work, students can choose to study a European language.There’s 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 Hospitality Industry Studies Introduction to Mgmt. for HTLE Digital 1: Fundamentals Professional Business Communications Intercultural Awareness OR Language 1* Practical Restaurant Operations Food & Beverage Operations Introduction to Marketing Introduction to Rooms Division Management Financial Accounting Professional Business Communications Intercultural Competence OR Continuing with Language 1 *Options Year 1: Language 1 OR Intercultural Awareness and Intercultural Competency over the two terms. Year Two Management 2 Management Accounting - Cost & Decision Making Hospitality Management Operations Continue with Languages 2 OR 1 option** Economics for Hospitality Hospitality Information Systems Internship/ Career Hospitality ** Options Year 2: Language 2 Managing Training and Development OR Management Food Safety and HACCP Year Three Hospitality Law I Revenue Management for the Hospitality Industry Digital 2: Literacy Rooms Division Management Conference and Event Management Operations Management for F&B Enterprise Development Management Accounting – Planning and Control Strategic Management - An Applied Approach Introduction to Human Resource Management Data Analysis Choose 1 option*** *** Options Year 3: Language 3 Managing People - Practical Insights Marketing Strategies for Hospitality and Tourism

Course details

Who is the course for?

Many graduates work in front-office management, in the food and beverage team as maitre d’hotel and management trainees, as events coordinators, and hotel group coordinators, duty managers, department managers, sales managers and trainee managers. 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
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