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Hospitality Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The Hospitality Management in Ireland and worldwide is performing very strongly and needs qualified graduates to work in and run operations in this sector. The Dublin Institute Of Technology students learn how to be competent as managers in any functional area in a hospitality business whether that is working in a top hotel or resort or opening your own restaurant, hotel or bar.
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This is a great industry for those interested in travel as positions are plentiful and the financial rewards are attractive.

This dynamic course provides an industry focused curriculum taught through a range of practical and academic learning styles to maximize the learning experience. Students learn all the necessary business skills to equip them for management, while getting plenty of opportunities to put their skills into practice.

Career opportunities

  • Hospitality Management graduates are trained professionals with sound operational work experience and a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry.
  • Career opportunities are almost limitless in hotels and food and tourism enterprises worldwide. As such, they are in demand by a large cross section of the industry from general and operational management within the hospitality industry, to more specialised areas.
  • Career opportunities in this sector include Marketing and Sales, Human Resource Management, Food and Beverage Management, Rooms Division Management and Conferencing Management in Ireland and abroad.

What other options do I have after completion?

Students who have reached the appropriate standards may have access to the one year BSc in Hospitality Management (add-on) programme (DT408A), other programmes in DIT and elsewhere at third level.

What will I study?

  • Dublin Institute Of Technology students are equipped with knowledge, understanding and professional management skills needed to be successful in the exciting and vibrant hospitality industry.
  • The combination of key business subjects (such as Management, Communications, Finance, Marketing or 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. Final year students will have the opportunity to follow a specialised stream in one of the following areas: Food and Beverage Management, Rooms Division Management or Conference and Event Management.
  • European languages are becoming ever-increasingly important in the world of work and therefore students also study one European language.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Systems & Cellular Biology
  • Fundamentals of Inorganic & Organic Chemistry
  • Digital Skills and Computer Applications
  • Introductory Nutrition and Microbiology
  • Applied Food Industry Communications
  • Principles of Food Processing & Preservation
  • Mathematics for Scientists

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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