Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Type of Qualification:
Ordinary 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 degree is your starting point for a rewarding career in the international hospitality and tourism industry.
A unique feature of this programme 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 015: Bachelor Degree of Arts -
International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Bachelor Degree of Arts - International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Length of Course: 3 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 Bachelor Degree of Arts - International Hospitality and Tourism
At least Grade D3 (ordinary level) in five subjects in the Leaving Cert. The subjects must include either English or Irish. Ordinary level Mathematics (Grade D3) is also a requirement.
Recent minimum CAO points: 230
Points range of recent offers: 230-525
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
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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
Information Technology 2
International Hosp & Tour 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