Take advantage of the knowledge you've already gained on your previous studies and top up to a BA (Honours) International Hospitality Business Management degree with just one more year of study.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management 國際酒店管理榮譽文學士 is a top-up final year degree that accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, so it's recognised by the hospitality industry and we've developed it to industry standards.
During this course you'll build on the knowledge and skills you gained in your foundation degree or HND to develop a deeper understanding of hospitality management.
You'll reflect on your experiences and develop in your workplace by applying the skills that you learn on this course. You will study modules including risk management; human resource management and business strategy, and you will develop your understanding of advanced consumer behaviour and managing cultural diversity.
During the Independent Study module you'll research an area that interests you and produce a dissertation. Your supervisor will support and guide you as you complete this major piece of work.
During this course our online discussion forums will give you the opportunity to network with other students from all over the world, and discuss your ideas with people that work in a wide range of areas in the hospitality industry.
You can complete the final stage of programme in 1 to 2 years depending on your study pace.
You can study at home, at work, anywhere, anytime that suit you. All you need is a computer with internet access.
Your study materials will be available through the internet. You’re supported through the course by your tutor who is only a click away. You will be able to communicate with other students and your tutors online, through discussion groups and email, so you will be part of an online community for your course.
The hospitality industry is very competitive and continually expanding worldwide, so there are many opportunities for managers who want to work in the UK and overseas. The Council for Hospitality Management Education reported that qualifications have a strong impact on the career development of managers in the hospitality industry, so this qualification will help your career progression in the industry.
When you've successfully completed this course, you'll have opportunities in a wide range of sectors and a variety of role options, including:
- Hospitality management (hotels and restaurants)
- Leisure (casinos and theatres)
- Licensed retail (pubs, bars and nightclubs)
- In-house catering (from takeaways to award winning restaurants)
- Outside contract catering for events
- Accommodation (from lodges to luxury hotels)
- Functions, (weddings, conferences and marquee dinners)
- Events, banqueting and conferences
- Human Resources
- Sales and Marketing
- Operations Management
“I have chosen to study online as I am employed full time and this course gives me great flexibility to study in my own time and at my own pace. The lecturers are helpful and always ready to give support through emails and discussion boards, and even phone calls when necessary. The study material is informative and encourages students to do their own research to further understand hospitality related issues. University of Derby has a good source of research papers that are available to online students. This University is one of the first UK institutions to offer a wide a range of online courses, and it has expert and experienced lecturers. I would encourage anybody to come to study at Derby. My experience with the University has been great so far. I like the fact that even though I study online I'm always kept updated on University news and opportunities.” Klaudia Somogyi
“The programme made it accessible for me to achieve my ambition of gaining a degree without having to attend classes weekly, enabling me to continue with my studies whilst maintaining a full time job.” Karen Finucare