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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 three-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 providing hands-on experience
  • 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.
  • Students will gain a solid foundation in business subjects in the hospitality context, which are relevant and transferrable.
  • Small class sizes and a diverse student body guarantee concrete relationships with lecturers and peers alike.

Course Highlights

  • 1,000 hours of work experience
  • Practical kitchen & restaurant workshops
  • All areas of hospitality explored
  • Gain management expertise

Location - Limerick Campus

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 one intake for this course commencing in Autumn.

  • October 2021*
    • Year One students will start on 4 October; all other students will resume classes on 20 September.

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please Note

Limerick Campus

Year One applications will not be accepted for the Limerick campus in September 2021. Advanced entry applications are still being accepted to join the programme in Year Two and Three only.

Are you applying through the CAO?

Read our CAO Guide for everything you need to know about applying through the CAO!

Course Codes

  • Limerick: GC305

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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