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International Hospitality Management - 3 years

Full Time Course

Award Bachelor of Arts
Course Title BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management - 3 years
UCAS Code N226
Award Level 6
Start Dates September 2022
Study Mode Full Time - 3 years
Awarding Body University of Derby
UK Student £6165

With its powerful mix of real-world learning, industry insights, theoretical understanding, academic rigour and a truly international curriculum, our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management gives you a competitive edge.

As the role of the hospitality manager becomes ever more complex and demanding, we cover all the crucial topics to help you hit the ground running in your career. You will gain skills in leadership, finance, IT and human resources to go with your in-depth knowledge of hospitality operations.

Our course captures the major trends which are transforming the industry today – from a greater emphasis on sustainability to technological advances, from changing customer expectations to new concepts of luxury.

This course offers you:

  • the knowledge and skills you'll need for a successful career in the hospitality industry
  • the access to membership of the Educational Membership Scheme of the Institute of Hospitality, giving you great opportunities to network and make industry contacts.
  • all the extra benefits from getting recognised industry membership from the Institute of Hospitality.
  • tutors with industry experience within different areas 
  • support from your personal tutor and other staff throughout your course
  • the chance to continue studying and gain a master’s degree.



You will benefit from an innovative variety of assessment modes. Assessment is mainly via coursework which can take forms such as traditional essays and reports, group project work, research and consultancy projects, presentations, posters, and design of digital materials. There are also in-class tests and computer-based assessments.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and learning will be provided via a blended delivery model, offering class-based lectures and tutorials, workshop and field-based practical activities and online delivery.

Entry Requirements

  • 96-112 UCAS points from A-level (up to 16 from AS-levels) or equivalent. 
  • Five GCSEs at or above C (or Grade 4), including Maths and English or the equivalent.

What you will cover

Year 1

  •   4HO 522 Finance and Control in Hospitality Operations
  •   4HO 533 Hospitality Concepts
  •   4HO 534 Rooms Division Operations
  •   4HO 538 Intro. to Higher Education and Professional Development for Hospitality Managers
  •   4HO 542 Service Excellence for the Hospitality Industry
  •   4SZ 504 Marketing & Communication

Year 2

  •   5HO 529 Supervising the Guest Experience
  •   5HO 534 Hotel Revenue Management
  •   5HO 535 Planning and Leading Hospitality Event Operations
  •   5SZ 504 Management and Leadership
  •   5SZ 506 Business Development and Entrepreneurship
  •   5SZ 505 Research Skills

Year 3

  •   6HO 505 International Resort Management
  •   6SZ 504 Talent Management
  •   6SZ 501 Consumer Behaviour
  •   6SZ 502 Independent Study (double module)
  •   6SZ 503 Strategic Management

Careers and employability

The unique real-world learning we deliver means that you will be highly employable, ready to drive the future of the industry. You could progress to roles such as food and beverage or event supervisor, front office or housekeeping supervisor, assistant restaurant manager, graduate trainee hotel manager, sales executive, licensed retail manager or contract catering specialist.

You can consider progressing to postgraduate studies in related subjects, including MSc International Hospitality Management which prepares you not only for senior management but also for roles in academia.

The University of Derby works closely with local, national and international employers such as the Crieff Hydro, Gleneagles, Engineers Country Club, USA, White Manor Country Club USA, Carnegie Club (Skibo Castle), Hilton International, and Marriott.

Support is established using a university online e-recruitment portal, a method of tracking volunteering and work placements, academic engagement in conferences and generic and subject specialist skills.  There are also opportunities to participate in extra training courses run by external providers.  Both these will enhance students’ employability and link to the programme curriculum.  You will be further supported by a personal tutor via your professional and academic development modules, who ensures that timely guidance and advice is available throughout the degree programme.

Professional Recognition

How to Apply

Please scan your supporting documents, such as a photo, passport, visa, qualifications, references etc. before starting the application form. You will also need access to your e-mail. New Students landing page

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