Hospitality & Leadership

The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic semester (January–12 weeks). The programme will consist of lectures, industry exposure, experiential learning, in-company study, computer-based simulation, guest speakers, and projects in the relevant subjects..

Subjects taught

The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic semester (January–12 weeks). To be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Certificate in Hospitality and Leadership, candidates must successfully complete modules to a total of 30 ECTS.


Hotel Asset Management

Intercultural Communication for Business

Project Management

Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Hospitality and Leadership 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. Applicants will be invited to an online interview.

Application dates

Closing Date

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Applications are made online via the University of Galway Postgraduate Applications System


1 semester full-time.

Enrolment dates

Next start date September 2024

Closing Date Offers are made on a rolling basis.

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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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