Hospitality Management Studies / Hospitality Management Studies

Each year students complete an industry-based project relating to their place of work. 

Working in the wider hospitality and tourism sector; over 23 years of age with a minimum of two years industrial experience. 

If English is not your first language

Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 5.5 in each component.

Overview: This programme is suitable for people who want to gain a qualification or are currently working in the hospitality industry, are seeking promotion, or management positions in the sector. It is also open to mature students returning to education, people seeking a career change or wishing to ‘start their own business’ in the sector or people intending to develop their existing hospitality businesses. The programme would be ideal for those people who have worked in the sector and now find themselves unemployed.

This two-year part-time programme gives graduates an in-depth knowledge and insight into all aspects necessary to manage and run a successful business or to develop a career in the sector. Completion of the programme provides participants with a strong foundation in current management practices and trends. The programme will provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies for operational, supervisory and management roles in the global hospitality sector.

Supervisory and managements positions in the wider tourism and hospitality sectors, promotion, career advancement, development of an existing business, own and manage your own business, or progression to Degree in Hospitality Management.

Modules Year 1:

  • Business Communication
  • Global Hospitality Business Environment
  • Management 1
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Customer Service Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Front Office / Rooms Division Management
  • Each year students complete an industry-based project relating to their place of work

Modules Year 2:

  • Management 2
  • Economics for Hospitality Sector
  • Hospitality Business Systems and Tools
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Business Planning for the Hospitality Industry
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Cost Accounting and Decision Making
  • The Management of Food Safety and HACCP
  • Each year students complete an industry-based project relating to their place of work

2 evenings per week


Combination of both examinations and assessments depending on module.

TU Code





Higher Certificate, Level 6


2 Years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2020


City Centre: Grangegorman



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