• Application Deadline
  • 72 months
As the role of the hospitality manager becomes ever more complex and demanding, a degree gives you a stronger professional platform for advancing your career. The University of Derby now offers a part-time route to their acclaimed International Hospitality Management (Hons) (part-time) for anyone seeking real flexibility in their learning.


Taking this flexible route to the International Hospitality Management (Hons) (part-time) from University of Derby is a smart move if you already work within the sector or cannot commit to a full-time degree programme. It not only leads to a well respected academic qualification but also enables you to apply your learning directly to your own working role.

Careers and employability

At a time when there are concerted efforts to ‘professionalise’ the hospitality sector further still, a degree-level qualification will stand you in good stead. With the BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management on your CV, you will be able to present yourself as a versatile, confident and forward-looking professional ready to drive the future of the industry.

You will be ideally placed to progress in your role at work, securing promotions and taking on additional responsibilities. The knowledge you gain on the course could also help your organisation to improve its operations and the customer experience, to promote itself more effectively or to broaden the services it offers.

Our graduates are now succeeding in management roles in settings such as international hotel chains, five-star luxury resorts, consultancy firms and the retail industry.

Some have drawn on the entrepreneurial skills they gained during their studies to launch their own hospitality enterprises, including a gastropub and craft brewery, an off-site catering venture and a celebration cake making business. Others have gone on to develop teaching careers focussed on hospitality and food related subjects in the UK and overseas

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      up to six years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

To complete the BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management, you will study modules such as:

Stage one (years one and two)

  • Introduction to Higher Education and Learning Through Work
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Hospitality Concepts
  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Hospitality Operations
  • Finance and Control in Hospitality Operations

Stage two (years three and four)

  • Making a Difference in the Hospitality Workplace
  • Research Skills
  • Business Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Leadership
  • Hotel Revenue Management
  • Planning and Leading Hospitality Event Operations

Stage three (years five and six)

  • Independent Study (double module)
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Management
  • Managing the Guest Experience
  • International Resort Management
  • Event Tourism

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • UCAS points - 104 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1155 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1155 GBP per module and a duration of 72 months.
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