Hospitality & Leadership

1. For those with operational experience, it can be seen as a career development/upskilling pathway to progress to middle and senior management.

2. For those wishing to change career and move into the hospitality industry, it can help develop an insight into the strategic aspect of the hospitality industry.

3. There is increased demand for graduates from hospitality programmes in industries that support the hospitality sector, including banking and valuation.

Subjects taught

Modules include: Hotel Asset Management, Project Management, Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality, and Intercultural Communication for Business.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates for this PgCert will normally hold, or expect to hold before the programme commences, an undergraduate degree, usually a Second Class Honours or equivalent in a related area. Relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of an academic qualification. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if applicable.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


1 semester full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates with the skills taught in this programme are highly valued by a range of business and hospitality organisations, both nationally and internationally.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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