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.
This programme, which combines academic knowledge with field trips, site visits, and practical work experience, will equip you to work as a manager in the tourism, travel and related sectors, both nationally and internationally. The overall aim of this programme is to prepare students to perform at different management levels in the tourism, travel and related sectors, both nationally and internationally. The course is delivered in a supportive, flexible learning environment aimed at empowering learners to achieve their personal and professional potential. Tourism management focuses on the broad tourism industry and includes a professional internship, practical modules and academic subjects, while preparing students for leadership in this field. It combines academic knowledge with field trips, site visits, and practical work experience in the tourism industry. A key focus of the programme is on applied management and business subjects; for example, accounting, information technology, human resource management, marketing and communications. These are complemented by more tourism- and field-specific subjects, such as tourism studies, sustainable tourism, tourism policy and planning, tourism service operations, and heritage, culture and tourism. Since European languages are increasingly important in the world of work, you can choose to study one European languageOn successful completion of the course, you’ll have specialised disciplinary knowledge and understanding across a variety of areas pertaining to tourism, travel and management; strategic, critical awareness of the principles of management and the contemporary and future challenges in the industry, and specialised skills across a range of management, tourism and travel areas. There’s a six-month work placement in Year 2. Study Abroad Opportunities Our internship programme will provide you with opportunities to take your work placement in Ireland or abroad through the links our school has with industry. On graduation, you’ll be equipped to progress to ordinary and honours degree programmes in TU Dublin..
The BA in Heritage Studies will provide you with a broad-based knowledge of the built, cultural and natural heritages of Ireland and Europe. It will also provide you with an understanding of the role that heritage resource management plays in the safeguarding of national monuments, architecture, artefacts, archives, cultural landscapes, habitats, flora and fauna.
This one year programme provides an opportunity for students who have successfully completed the BA Ordinary degree in Tourism Management to attain an honours degree in a further single year of study. It runs in conjunction with the BSc (Honours) in Leisure Management and BSc (Honours) in Hospitality Management. Learning Outcomes: What will I Study? The offering of the BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management programme further develops the learners’ key skills, their strategic ability and their knowledge of the tourism management discipline. The BSc Programme provides a learning environment which builds upon the tourism management discipline at ordinary degree level and encourages a theoretical approach and a research ethos. It provides a programme of study that enhances relationships between industry, and the School as a centre of excellence, in the tourism management area. The programme encourages social, ethical and leadership competencies in this specified field. It is this combination of higher learning outcomes that warrants an Honours award. Through the modules offered students acquire and utilise the additional cognitive skills of evaluation and synthesis, which is applied to the area of tourism management.