• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Highly skilled hospitality managers are in demand across the world right now. The BA International Hospitality Management (Hons) from University of Derby will help you seize all the opportunities on offer in this exciting and fast-moving industry.

About

Hospitality is now one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the global economy. Few other industries can offer you such a fast ascent up the career ladder from an early age: many hospitality professionals have reached their first managerial role before the age of 30.

Serving up excellence

With its powerful mix of real-world learning, industry insights, theoretical understanding, academic rigour and a truly international curriculum, our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management gives you a competitive edge.

As the role of the hospitality manager becomes ever more complex and demanding, we cover all the crucial topics to help you hit the ground running in your career. You will gain skills in leadership, finance, IT and human resources to go with your in-depth knowledge of hospitality operations.

Our International Hospitality Management (Hons) from University of Derby captures the major trends which are transforming the industry today – from a greater emphasis on sustainability to technological advances, from changing customer expectations to new concepts of luxury.

We have an international reputation for excellence. It is little surprise that world-leading hospitality educators like the Swiss Hotel Management School have adopted our degrees.

Careers and employability

As a BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management graduate, you will stand out as a versatile, confident and forward-looking professional. Throughout the course, we introduce you to the many different strands of this hugely varied industry, helping you to explore career opportunities you might never have considered before.

The unique real-world learning we deliver means that you will be highly employable, ready to drive the future of the industry. You could progress to roles such as food and beverage or event supervisor, front office orhousekeeping supervisor, assistant restaurant manager, graduate trainee hotel manager, sales executive, licensed retail manager or contract catering specialist. 

Major hospitality employers regularly look to our students when recruiting to prestigious graduate training programmes. Often our students have secured jobs before they even graduate from the course.

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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time: three years or four with placement year

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

Programme Structure

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

Stage one
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Hospitality Concepts
  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Introduction to Higher Education and Professional Development for Hospitality Managers 
  • Hospitality Operations
  • Finance and Control in Hospitality Operations
Stage two
  • Research Skills
  • Business Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Leadership
  • Hotel Revenue Management
  • Supervising the Guest Experience
  • Planning and Leading Hospitality Event Operations

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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Academic Requirements

  • UCAS points - 96-112 (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

  • International Applies to you

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

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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