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BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management


Develop key service skills for an exciting management role in the international hospitality industry

This 3-Year Honours Degree programme is a perfect platform for those interested in management in the international hospitality industry. The programme provides students with extensive management knowledge, a practical training experience in our on-campus training restaurant and also work experience.

Why Study International Hospitality Management at Griffith College?

The BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management programme is designed to prepare graduates for a career in management. It takes an international perspective, thus increasing the variety of career opportunities open to graduates.

  • This three-year programme includes 1,000 hours of work experience which takes place during the summer months.
  • The balance between general and hospitality specific modules has been deliberately chosen to ensure the mobility of graduates throughout the hospitality industry both nationally and internationally.
  • Students will have the opportunity to gain real life experience through the college’s on-site training restaurant, preparing them for a full-time career in the industry.
  • An international course perspective increases the variety of career opportunities open to graduates.
  • You will get in-depth knowledge of management roles in hospitality, food and beverage, accommodation and facilities, human resources, events and finance.
  • Students have the option of furthering their studies with an opportunity to progress on to postgraduate level.

Course Highlights

  • 1,000 hours of work experience
  • Practical kitchen & restaurant workshops
  • All areas of hospitality explored
  • Gain management expertise
  • Progress to the Graduate Business School


For Tourism and Hospitality, Limerick is uniquely located at the confluence of the main tourist journeys, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland's Hidden Heartlands. Home to a historic landscape and unrivalled natural beauty, the area is home to some of the most prestigious hotels in the world and will host the future Ryder Cup in 2026. With tourism favourites such as Kerry to the south and Galway/Clare to the north, Hospitality students in Limerick will be ideally situated to capitalise on these unique attractions, in order to provide an unbeatable educational experience.

Intake Dates

We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

  • October 2020
  • February 2021*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please Note

Year One applications will not be accepted for the Dublin campus in September 2020. Advanced entry applications are still being accepted to join the programme in Year Two or Year Three. Students wishing to begin this course in Year One may apply to the Limerick campus.

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What our students say

Modules are taught by industry professionals, so students get a full understanding of the subject, not just the textbook version.  


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