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Foundation Science Degree International Hospitality Management (Validated by Ulster University) - AO

Course Code: C5139
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 09 Sep 19
End Date: 06 Jun 20

The hospitality and tourism industry is a vibrant sector in the UK and one which makes a significant contribution to job creation and the national economy. It has been identified as a priority skills area where jobs are available at all levels. 

This two-year programme, validated by Ulster University, is ideal for those who seek a career in organisations such as hotels, restaurants, licensed premises and events. Study modules in year one include:

• Introduction to the International Hospitality & Tourism Industry
• Facilities Operations
• Events Operations
• Introduction to Finance & Accounts
• Study and Research Skills 

In year two modules include:

• Marketing and Entrepreneurship
• Leadership and People Management
• Global Hospitality & Tourism Management

The course includes a compulsory six-month period of work-based learning. Assessment is carried out using a range of methods.

This programme of study is likely to include additional enrichment activities/module(s) which are included to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Many successful graduates progress to top up their qualification to a full honors degree either at the Ulster University or at other universities. Ulster University will accept students onto the final year of the BSc Hons International Hospitality Management degree after undertaking additional bridging modules. Students can also apply to final year in other universities. Alternatively, you can progress to employment within the hospitality, travel and tourism and events sectors.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which can be found here. The minimum entry requirement for this course is 72 tariff points, although a higher tariff than the minimum is likely to apply in response to levels of demand for the course. GCSE Maths and English Grade C or equivalent are also required.  

You will be invited to a pre-entry guidance session at which specific advice will be given, more details on this process can be found in the step by step guide to making an application.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Students are required to supply their own front of house attire at the cost of approximately £50.00 (Front of house: black dress trousers, black shirt and black dress shoes). Students will be required to contribute approximately £20 towards the cost of educational visits on this programme.

Contact Information

Course Co-ordinator Joanne McCourt/Mark Rice
School Administrator Tel: 028 9026 5021 or Email: [email protected]