Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management
Type of Qualification:
Honours Bachelor Degree
Field of Study
Combined Arts,General Programmes,Political Science and civics,Travel, tourism and leisure
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
About the Course
This innovative honours degree is your starting point for a rewarding career in the international hospitality and tourism industry.
A unique feature of this programmes is that it has been developed in partnership with industry representative associations and with leading practitioners from the food, leisure and business tourism sectors.
This partnership with industry means that students will be exposed to a contemporary and practical curriculum focused on three components of international best practice: operations, communications and management. In semester five, they will undertake a six month professional internship. They will be able to study French, German, or Spanish thereby maximising the full benefits of their internship and their employability upon graduation. Students will also have the opportunity to study contemporary modules in web design and e-business, media planning, procurement, food & drink tourism, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and sustainable tourism policy and planning.
This industry is fast-moving, competitive and truly global in scope. Organizations range from multi-national corporations, through public sector bodies to small individually owned business enterprises.
The number of jobs created by this industry will grow significantly in the coming decade. The World Travel and Tourism Council, estimate that by 2020, 303 million people will be employed in the sector, up from 235 million people in 2009.
CAO Code TA 026: Honours Bachelor Degree of Arts - International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Bachelor Degree of Arts - International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Length of Course: 4 Years
Recognised in Europe
Mature Students Welcome
Mature applicants (23 years of age) may not be required to meet the minimum entry requirements but
may be considered on their merits.
What do I Need?
Entry Requirements for Honours Bachelor Degree of Arts - International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Leaving Certificate with a minimum of Grade C3 in two Higher Level subjects, and a minimum of Grade D3 (Ordinary Level) in 4 other subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination, which must include Mathematics and Enlish or Irish.
Recent minimum CAO points: 235
Points range of recent offers: 235-420
The BA Degree in International Hospitality & Tourism Management TA 015 and the BA Degree (Hons) in International Hospitality & Tourism Management TA 026 are designed to provide graduates with a unique skill-set to enable them build and pursue successful careers in international hospitality & tourism management.
These graduates will be in demand by hospitality companies, transport companies, tour operators, destination and event management companies, state agencies and consulting companies at home and abroad.
How To Apply
Angela Feeney (Head of Department) Tel + 353 1 404 2302
Department phone extensions: + 353 1 404 2300 / 2333 / 2305 / 2306 / 2307 - Fax: + 353 1 4042304
Business Studies (BBSXX), Business Studies, Adm (BBSAX), Marketing (BMXXX), Retail Studies (BRSXX), International Trade (BBSIT), Cultural and Heritage Studies (ECHSX), Liberal Studies (ELAXX), Tourism (DTXXX).
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Information Technology 1
Kitchen & Rest Operations 1
International Hosp & Tour Stud
Learning to Learn at Third Level
Semester 2Kitchen & Rest Operations 2
Front Office & Accom Oper 1
International Hosp & Tour 2
Information Technology 2
Semester 3Wine & Beverage Stud 1
Front Office & Accom Oper 2
Financial Accounting 1
Cultural & Leisure Tourism
International Customer Care 1
Semester 4Wine & Beverage Studies 2
Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism
Financial Accounting 2
Principles of Hosp Mngt
Hospitality & Tourism Law
International Customer Care 2
Semester 6Sales & Mktg Hosp Tour
Managing People in Hosp & Tour
Facilities Mngt for Hosp & Tou
Applied Hosp and Tour Research
Business & Event Tourism
Semester 7Entrepreneurship & Innov 1
Tour Policy & Plan
Corporate Social Responsibility
Food & Drink Tourism
Web Design and E-Business
Semester 8Media Planning for Hospitality and Tourism
Strat Hosp & Tour Mngt
Procurement & Spend Analysis
Bus Planning for Hosp & Tour