Bachelor Blended

National Trainee Manager Development Programme

36 months
13500 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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This National Trainee Manager Development Programme at Munster Technological University offers those currently employed or seeking employment in the hotel industry the opportunity to pursue a degree in hotel management while simultaneously working with their sponsoring employer.


This National Trainee Manager Development Programme at Munster Technological University is delivered through a blended learning approach, students will be required to spend two blocks of four weeks per annum at MTU Kerry Campus’s state-of the-art facilities in the Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department. The remaining modules will be delivered online and through work-based learning. An exit award of a Higher Certificate in Hotel Supervisory Management is available after successful completion of year 2.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

There are a range of career opportunities in the hotel sector including General Manager, Head of Department, Duty Manager and specialised management positions such as Food & Beverage, Front Office, Revenue, Human Resources, Marketing and Events Managers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food and Beverage Studies  
  • Human Resource Management
  • Work-based Learning  
  • Social Media Applications for the Hotel Industry
  • Room Division Management and CRM
  • Finance for Hotels
  • Hotel Law
  • Selling the Hotel Product

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should be employed in a sponsoring hotel before course commencement. Applicants under 23 years of age must have passed five subjects in the Leaving Certificate including Maths and English. Mature applicants, i.e. applicants over 23 years of age by 31st December 2022, are not required to have a Leaving Certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 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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