Hospitality Management - Grangegorman

What is... Hospitality Management?

This one-year conversion programme provides an opportunity for students who have successfully completed an ordinary degree (level 7 – NFQ) or honours degree (level 8 – NFQ) in a different discipline to attain an honours degree (level 8 – NFQ) equivalent in a further single year of studies. The individual modules run in conjunction with existing modules on our degree programmes. The offering of the Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management programme further develops the learners' key skills, their strategic ability and introduces learners to the hospitality management discipline. The three-month industry placement forms an integral part of this programme.

Subjects taught

Year One

Semester 1

Operations Management in Food & Beverage
Revenue Management for the Hospitality Industry
Conference Management
International Hospitality Management
Hospitality Law

Semester 2

Front Office Management
Event Management
Strategic Management Seminars
Work-based learning and Placement

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?

Minimum ordinary degree (level 7 – NFQ) or honours degree (level 8 – NFQ) in a different discipline or equivalent. Students will be selected on the basis of their academic results. Final selection may involve an interview.

If English is not your first language
Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 5.5 in each component.

Is there advanced entry information?
Advanced Entry/Add On Programme

Application dates

Apply directly to TUD


1 year

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?

This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain employment in challenging positions within the hotel and restaurant sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions in the world's finest hotels, bars, restaurants, resorts and also overseeing special events and business conventions. There are also graduate opportunities in consultancy, research and further education.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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