Future-proof your career as a leader in the hospitality industry with this vocationally inspired degree. You’ll develop high quality business skills and expertise in ensuring customer satisfaction, along with the confidence to motivate others and move your ideas into action. Our degree is one of the best in the UK* and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to make connections and cultivate professional contacts while gaining invaluable experience on placement or on international exchange. You will benefit from learning and practicing a new foreign language, such as Spanish, French, German or Mandarin. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to take part in field work at a range of locations including Scotland, Majorca and France, where you’ll develop and expand your skills. Our own Hotel School encourages students to learn practical skills and brings the industry into the classroom and will prepare you to be industry ready. * Gain invaluable experience and enhance your employability with a year’s paid placement in the UK or abroad. You’ll cultivate professional connections while securing a foothold in the industry, and receive a Certificate of Professional/Industrial Placement. * Take part in field work at a range of locations including Scotland, Majorca and France, where you’ll develop and expand your skills. * Expand your horizons and experience with opportunities for an international exchange in your second year. * Benefit from learning and practicing a new foreign language, such as Spanish, French, German or Mandarin. You’ll be equipped to understand cultural differences and manage front of house operations - a major advantage for many hospitality organisations. * Benefit from studying on a course the Quality Assurance Agency rates as excellent and that’s in the top 12 places to study hospitality and tourism, as voted by The Sunday Times and The Guardian Guide in 2014. * Be inspired by staff who lead the way in their area of expertise and have active research profiles in areas including cruise management, talent management, food safety and choice and technology in hospitality. * Our network of high profile partners (Millennium Copthorne Hotels, Hilton Hotels, Dartington Halls Trust and Carnival UK) forms the foundation for the Plymouth University Hotel School. Our Hotel School encourages students to learn practical skills and brings the industry into the classroom.