Gain the knowledge and skills required to become a leader in the hotel industry with a global perspective. You gain an understanding of the industry and learn how to identify and act on changing patterns of customer demand to run a profitable business in a wide range of different types of hotels and resorts. We provide you with the mix of strategic and operational skills you need to succeed in the role, including human resources, revenue management, finance and marketing. The course also develops your cultural awareness and understanding of the challenges associated with doing business around the globe. In 2016, our students hosted video conferences with partner institutions in Russia, Botswana and the Czech Republic to develop their cultural competence. To help build your international employability, we give you the option to learn a language during every year of your degree. You can choose from Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Chinese, from beginner through to beyond A level. You have the opportunity to apply the skills you’ve gained by taking a one-year paid work placement. Previous students have gained placements with organisations such as Sofitel London, Hilton Metropole Birmingham, Hotel Arts Barcelona, Ibis Golf and Country Club Florida.