University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

International Hospitality Management

Do you have what it takes to be an effective and culturally sensitive manager of hotels, resorts, conference centres and cruise ships that attract visitors from all over the world? Acknowledged as one of the best UK universities for this kind of degree, with Plymouth you will develop international business and management skills to set you on course for a top position in the hospitality industry. You will gain up-to-date knowledge and contacts through our newly launched Plymouth University Hotel School, which has added a unique new dimension to the course and is designed to help secure you the best graduate employment opportunities. You’ll also boost your future career prospects and gain industry experience by taking the option to go on a paid work placement in your third year and receive the additional Certificate of Industrial Experience after successful completion. * Gain a competitive advantage and learn to meet the changing needs of the tourism industry in rapidly changing times, on a course accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. * Be part of a course ranked tenth out of 37 by the Guardian University Guide 2014: League Table for Tourism, Transport and Travel and 12th out of 49 by the Sunday Times University Guide 2014: Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism. The Complete University Guide 2014 ranked the course 12th out of 60 for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism. * Gain up-to-date knowledge and contacts through our newly launched Plymouth University Hotel School, which has added a unique new dimension to the course and is designed to help secure you the best graduate employment opportunities. * Learn and practice a new foreign language including Spanish, French, German and Mandarin. Developing a second language is valued by hospitality organisations as it helps you understand cultural differences and prepares you for a role in front of house operations. * Maximise your potential by learning through case study work, consultancy projects for real companies, research on new entrepreneurial hospitality organisations, and designing effective marketing campaigns. You'll also have the opportunity to publish your findings at academic conferences and in journals. * Take advantage of our high quality teaching, informed by staff research, contributes to the tourism and hospitality groups excellent rating, 23 out of 24, given by the Quality Assurance Agency. * Visit a variety of locations with our supported field work. In the past students have visited Scotland, Majorca and France to investigate a range of small and large hospitality businesses in different cultural settings and areas of the industry. * Boost your future career prospects and gain industry experience by taking the option to go on a paid work placement in your third year and receive the additional Certificate of Industrial Experience after successful completion.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250