Higher Certificate in Arts in Hospitality Studies

Course Duration
2 Years
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

This course is particularly attractive to people who enjoy variety and who hope to gain all-round hospitality and tourism experience. Training covers both theory and practice and includes up to 6 months paid work experience in industry.

There is an increased demand within the tourism industry for people who are experienced in more than one area of work. Responsibilities could include periods based in the reception, kitchen, bar, accommodation department or restaurant. This course is particularly attractive to people who enjoy variety and who hope to gain all-round experience. Training covers both theory and practice and includes up to 6 months paid work experience in industry.

Graduates of the course will be proficient and competent in the key operational areas of food, beverage and rooms division. On completion of the course, graduates will have the competence to work in a multi-functional capacity in a wide variety of operational roles within the Irish/international tourism and hospitality industry. Due to the multi-skilled nature of the course, students may find employment in medium-sized hotels, guesthouses, pubs, catering businesses, leisure and activity centres, cruise liners and tourist attractions, working in the restaurant, bar and accommodation services or in the front office. 

Students wishing to progress to another course are eligible to apply to year three of the Bachelor of Business and Hospitality Management.

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

Five Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING English Grade O6 or H7

OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

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

Course ID DK651
Level 6
Duration 2 Years
Places 20
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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