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Hospitality Management (Hons)

Waterford Institute of Technology

48 months
10250 EUR/year
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The B.A. in Hospitality Management (Hons) from Waterford Institute of Technology is most commonly associated with Hotels but also includes careers in entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and casual-dining, event management and contract catering.


The Hospitality Management (Hons) program offered by Waterford Institute of Technology is designed to equip graduates with a broad range of business skills combined with a thorough knowledge of the hospitality environment.

During the first semester of year 3, students are required to complete a placement organised by the college in a hospitality organisation in Ireland or abroad. Students are actively involved in the decision making process in order that their choice of work experience is appropriate to their career aspirations and interests. This work experience allows students to gain real experience of working in a hospitality business.

Past companies who have been involved in the placements include: Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin, Mount Juliet Conrad, Park Hotel Kenmare, Jurys-Doyle, Tower Hotel Group and many more.


  • Operations Management
  • Licensed Premises Manager
  • Hospitality Human Resources Manager
  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Managers
  • Catering Managers / Restaurant Operators
  • Conference and Event Coordinators
  • Entertainments Management, Bars, Nightclubs, Venues, Casual Dining

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Front Office and Accommodation Operations
  • Basic Financial Accounting
  • Applied Communications and IT
  • Introduction to Management
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Hospitality Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Hospitality Service Operations
  • Management Studies
  • Advanced Food and Beverage Service
  • Communications for research
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Beverage Studies
  • Conference & Event Marketing
  • E-Commerce and Web Authoring
  • Language (French, German, Spanish, Italian)
  • Strategic Hospitality Finance
  • Human Resource Development & Employee Relations
  • Strategic Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 subjects: H5
  • 4 subjects: O6/H7
  • English or Irish: O6/H7
  • Mathematics: O6/H7

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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