BA in Hospitality Management

Course Points
163
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
20 Places

Course Summary

The hospitality industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and offers excellent opportunities both in Ireland and internationally for suitably qualified people. The starting point for your management career in this industry is this 3-year BA in Hospitality Management at DkIT. This course helps students develop the business management skills and the specialist knowledge of the industry that you will need to succeed.

The hospitality industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries. It offers excellent opportunities both in Ireland and internationally for suitably qualified people. The starting point for your management career in this industry is this degree from DkIT, which has been designed to help you acquire the business management skills and the specialist knowledge of the industry that you will need to succeed.

The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management is based around specific industry studies and a core of business and management subjects. Each year is split into two 15-week semesters; you will study six modules per semester. The course is organised into three levels, ranging from introductory modules at year 1 to advanced topics at year 3. The Professional Internship Training takes place between semester four and five. In Year One and Two of the course there are a number of practical modules which include restaurant service, food production and event supervision.

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 2 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 2 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

YEAR 3 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

Elective modules include:

YEAR 3 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

Electives modules include:

The course is designed to equip students with the skills necessary for a career in management in the culinary arts and by extension the catering, food and hospitality related industries. Employment prospects are wide and varied. Some graduates will specialise in areas such as food & beverage management, food production, food product development and training & education. Others may become involved in a different aspect of the industry such as sales & marketing, human resources management or financial control.

Others will aspire to senior general management positions or becomeinvolved in entrepreneurial activities and starting their own businesses. Typical positions include:

  • Hotels and Restaurants
  • Food Marketing & Product Development
  • Pastry & Confectionary
  • Training & Education
  • Culinary Manager in the Industrial Sector

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements: 

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate including: 

  • At least one H5 Grades
  • AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
  • AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7
  • PLUS minimum points score of 200

Language Elective Requirements:

  • French: Ordinary level grade O3, or Higher Level, Grade H5 at Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • Spanish/Chinese: No prior knowledge required.

Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements: 

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 5 different subjects which must include:  

  • Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better 
  • English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better 
  • One subjects at either: 
    • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma. Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction) 
  • The remaining subjects must be different from those presented above and may be drawn from recognised subjects at: 
    • GCSE (Grade A* - C) 
    • AND/OR AS Level’ (Grades A - E) 
    • AND/OR A-level’ (Grades A* - E) 
    • AND/OR Applied ‘A-level’ (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).

 

Brianáin Erraught (Head of Department of Hospitality Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370256
Email: brianain.erraught@dkit.ie

Elizabeth Murray (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370579
Email: elizabeth.murray@dkit.ie

There is an additional charge on this course to cover the cost of uniforms/books/equipment and class materials.

Course ID DK750
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 163
Places 20
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK750.

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Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.

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