• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The International Hospitality Business Management (Hons) Top-Up programme from University of Derby has been designed following extensive consultation with the hospitality industry to ensure you obtain the skills and understanding of the critical aspects affecting hospitality management.

About

The International Hospitality Business Management (Hons) course offered by the University of Derby will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge essential to the contemporary hospitality industry, as well as expertise in specific areas of management.

You will develop a critical understanding of the forces influencing the international hospitality industry, be able to evaluate the role of core management functions, their application and contribution to quality and performance as well as develop strategic plans that can respond to the changing demands within the international hospitality environment.

This degree can help you to stand out in this competitive and continually expanding industry – research has shown that qualifications really make a difference to career progression in the hospitality arena. If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree, you can gain a full degree in 1-2 years with this online course.

Careers

The hospitality industry is very competitive and continually expanding, so there are many opportunities for managers who want to work in the UK and overseas.

Students who undertake the BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management will be able to pursue a range of exciting careers within this sector.  A significant number of our students attain a good degree and have gone on to management positions in the industry or further progressed their careers to higher positions within the industry. Previous students have gone on to find senior roles in the UK, Europe and the US, including one graduate who was employed at Gleneagles in Scotland.

As you’ll have a well-respected degree that’s been accredited and recognised by the Institute of Hospitality, you should be in a great position to apply for roles in areas such as:

  • Hospitality management
  • Leisure
  • Licensed retail
  • In-house catering
  • Outside contract catering for events
  • Accommodation
  • Functions
  • Events, banqueting and conferences
  • Human resources
  • Sales and marketing
  • Operations management

Accreditation

This online International Hospitality Business Management BA Top-Up degree is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 - 2 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Leadership and Management in Context
  • Management Research Project
  • Managing Cultural Issues in Service Delivery
  • Strategic Hospitality Operations Management
  • Business Psychology
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Enterprise, Innovation and Strategy
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Global Business Environment
  • Managing Service Quality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

You need to have both of the following:

  • An HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject

  • A minimum of 6 months working in the hospitality industry on a full time basis.

If you have extensive industry experience at supervisory or management levels but do not meet the academic entry criteria above, we can consider your application - speak to our advisors for further information and guidance.

When you apply, please send us a transcript of the modules you've already studied so that we can make sure your HND or Foundation degree is compatible with this course. If you would like to be considered based on your professional experience please send us a detailed CV.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4740 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4740 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
  • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
  • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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