Griffith College

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

The BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management is a three year full time undergraduate programme offered by Griffith College.

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Validated by:QQI
QQI Level:8
Duration:3 years

About the course

This programme focuses on introducing and preparing learners for management roles in the international hospitality industry. It takes an international perspective, thus increasing the variety of career opportunities open to graduates. The programme includes an element of practical training skills in the area of food and beverage service skills and food production. This training will equip learners with the necessary hospitality service skills that will assist them in their future careers.

The Hospitality Management learners have the opportunity to gain real life experience through the college’s on-site training restaurant. Learners are required to complete 1,000 hours of work experience prior to graduation. This experience is normally achieved during the summer months and helps students increase their value to potential employers.

ACCA exemptions:
Graduates of the Honours Business Programmes at Griffith obtain excellent exemptions from the ACCA.  Those who complete the BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance programme may qualify for 9 exemptions while those from the BA(Hons) in Business programme may qualify for up to 5 exemptions.

Work placement :
The BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management and the Diploma in International Hospitality Management facilitate work placement during the programmes.

Progression paths :
Transfer and progression opportunities are available across all programmes within the faculty from Level 6 to Level 8. On successful completion of all of the level 8 programmes students have the opportunity to progress on to postgraduate level.

Personal attention :
Personal attention provided along with an excellent student/lecturer ratio.

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To ensure students are prepared for the various roles in world of hospitality, the programme content includes international hospitality management, hospitality operations, tourism studies, conference and event management, international services marketing, other various management modules.

Year 1 Core Subjects
Semester other
Hospitality Operations 1
International Hospitality Management
Information Technology Skills
Business Mathematics for Hospitality Managers
Effective Learning and Development
Hospitality Operations 2
International Hospitality Management
Principles of Services Marketing
Financial Accounting
Principles of Economics
Year 2 Core Subjects
Semester other
Food and Beverage Management
Accommodation and Facilities Management
Hospitality Law
Tourism Studies
Personal and Professional Development
Marketing Management and Research
Organisational Behaviour
Management Accounting
Human Resource Management
Room Division Management
Industry Placement
Year 3 Core Subjects
Semester other
Strategic Hospitality Management
International Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
Finance and Revenue Management
Hospitality Industry Project
Year 3 Electives
Semester other
Conference and Events Management
International Leisure Service Management
Supply Chain Management in Hospitality
Contemporary Issues in Hospitality
International Human Resource Management
International Services Marketing
Entry Requirements
General Requirements
BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or other language) and Maths.

Mature Students
If you are 23 on or before the 1st January of year of application, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.

English Language
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team


Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme, please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.


Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email:

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Please Note: A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: 
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 5,100
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 6,500
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 9,400
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 9,400
Study Mode: 
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 4,075.00
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 4,075.00
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 5,600.00
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 7,600.00
How to Apply

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2017 must apply through the CAO system Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2017 applications.
  • Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January, 2017 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage . Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.


Academic Progression: 

Graduates of this programme who wish to pursue a Master’s programme are eligible to apply for further study with our Graduate Business School. The Graduate Business School offers and MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management. Graduates are also eligible to apply for other Master’s programmes with other higher educational institutions.

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management Academic Progression
Career Progression: 

This internationally focused programme offers graduates the opportunity to work in the diverse field of Tourism and Hospitality. Graduates will have a variety of employment prospects in the many sectors which include hotels, restaurants, conference and events, travel, tourism, and recreational and leisure organisations.

BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management Career Progression

Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about this course, please do not hesitate in contacting a member of our admissions team.