The Diploma in International Hospitality Management is a two-year full-time programme which offers students the prospect of gaining a level seven award, on-campus restaurant skills training, practical work experience, and a detailed understanding of management in the hospitality industry.
Our Diploma in International Hospitality Management is available on a full-time basis over a two-year period including 1,000 hours of work experience during the Summer months. The purpose of the course is to provide practical training to equip students with the necessary hospitality service skills to assist them in their future careers.
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
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Modules are taught by industry professionals, so students get a full understanding of the subject, not just the textbook version.
The students who participate on this programme study hospitality specific modules such as Hospitality Operations, the International Hospitality Industry, Food and Beverage Management, Accommodation and Facilities Management, Hospitality Law, and Tourism Studies along with general business subject areas. These modules give the student a detailed insight and understanding of the international hospitality industry, both through their practical skills training sessions and management studies.
Provisional Timetable - Year 1
Provisional Timetable - Year 2
5 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. The CAO code for this course is GC406. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.
Applicants over 23 years 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 3,180.00
Irish/EU living Ireland: EUR 4,200.00
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 or abroad: Please refer to our Non-EU Tuition Fees section.
EU Living Abroad: EUR 6,250.00
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 5,240.00
Non-EU living Abroad: Please refer to our Non-EU Tuition Fees section.
EU living Abroad: EUR 4,200.00
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.
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:
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 that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.
Graduates of the Diploma in International Hospitality Management, who at a later date wish to return to complete the Bachelor of Arts programme, will be required to study semester 2, of year 2, and all of year 3 of the programme.
Graduates of the Diploma in International Hospitality Management will have a variety of employment prospects in the many sectors which include hotels, restaurants, conference and events, travel, and tourism organisations.