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.
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.
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
17th of September, 2018
4th of February, 2019*
*subject to sufficient numbers
Our hospitality course focuses on introducing and preparing students for management roles in the international hospitality industry. The key areas of the programme include a range of business management and hospitality management modules. The vibrant nature of this hospitality course takes an international perspective which will prepare you for your future management career in the hospitality and tourism sector.
The year one and two Management and Hospitality modules act as a perfect introduction, and development, for the final year International Hospitality Modules modules.
Year 3 Electives* - 4 must be chosen
International Human Resource Management
This module builds on previously studied subjects including Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management in Stage 2 of the International Hospitality Management programme, and is designed to deepen the students’ understanding of the strategic management of human resources in an international hospitality setting.
International Services Marketing
This module is designed to strengthen and develop the students' ability to understand, analyse and manage internationally traded services in the context of the hospitality sector. It emphasises the key elements of marketing planning and management from both tactical and strategic perspectives.
Supply Chain Management for the Hospitality Industry
The module assesses the importance of identifying, assessing, controlling and managing supply chains in the context of the hospitality industry. Students gain an appreciation of supply chain best practice and look at the relationship between supply chain management, technology and strategy in a hospitality context.
International Leisure Services Management
The aim of this module is to explore the extensive array of different sport and leisure activities available internationally and to develop students' awareness of issues underlying the management of sport and leisure services.
Conference and Event Management
The module deals with planning and designing an event/conference, including the management of resources, budgets and time, and examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of international events on host communities/destinations.
Contemporary Issues in Hospitality
The module examines the contemporary issues in tourism and hospitality such as Health and Wellness Tourism, Crisis Management, and Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality. Learners investigate how the tourism sector is responding to such contemporary issues and will identify opportunities and challenges these issues may present.
*Electives offered are subject to demand.
Provisional Timetable - Year 1
Provisional Timetable - Year 2
Provisional Timetable - Year 3
2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths.
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
Applicants under 23 Years
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.
Applicants over 23 Years
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January, 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 5,250.00
Irish/EU living Ireland: EUR 4,075.00
An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 9,400.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 9,400.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 6,500.00
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 5,600.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 7,600.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 4,075.00
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.
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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.
Graduates of BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management 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 graduates of the BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management progression opportunities on to the MSc in International Business - International Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Griffith College Graduate Business School offers a portfolio of programmes in International Business Management, each of which provides a route to the award of MBA. The Graduate Business School at Griffith College provides programmes which prepare graduates for the world of international business, at MSc and MBA levels in full and part-time modes.
Graduates of the BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management programme will be ideally placed to secure management positions within the organisations that make up this exciting industry. These graduates will have a variety of employment prospects in the many businesses that make up the hospitality industry these include, hotels, restaurants, conference and events, travel, tourism, and recreational and leisure organisations.