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BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management
Course code: WD091 (Scholarship Available for 2012)

Hospitality Placement:

During the first semester of year 3, students are required to complete a placement organised by the college in a hospitality organisation in Ireland or abroad. Students are actively involved in the decision making process in order that their choice of work experience is appropriate to their career aspirations and interests. This work experience allows students to gain real experience of working in a hospitality business.
Past companies who have been involved in the placements include: Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin, Mount Juliet Conrad, Park Hotel Kenmare, Jurys-Doyle, Tower Hotel Group and many more.

What is the BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management course?

The term Hospitality Management is most commonly associated with Hotels but also includes careers in entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and casual-dining, event management and contract catering.
This four-year course is designed to equip graduates with a broad range of business skills combined with a thorough knowledge of the hospitality environment.

Career Opportunities :
Operations Management
Licensed Premises Manager
Hospitality Human Resources Manager
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Managers
Catering Managers / Restaurant Operators
Conference and Event Coordinators
Entertainments Management, Bars, Nightclubs, Venues, Casual Dining

Follow on Study :
Students of this course have progressed to complete further postgraduate study and research in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism, and Business Management.
Note: Students on this course will be required to provide their own uniforms and equipment for practical classes; the estimated cost is Euro 250.

BA (Hons) in Tourism Marketing

Course code: WD148
What is the BA (Hons) in Tourism Marketing course?

The three-year BA (Hons) in Tourism Marketing is designed to provide learners with the theoretical and practical skills necessary for a successful career in a number of sectors within the wider travel and tourism industry. The structure of the programme and the modules undertaken at each year are designed to develop necessary managerial and marketing abilities.
Careers in Tourism : Successful graduates of this programme are likely to find employment in marketing or management positions in the following areas:
Visitor facilities, attractions and heritage centres Public and non-profit making organisations including government organisations, Regional Tourist Authorities, community groups and tourism co-operatives
Inbound and outbound tour operations
Transport industry
Hospitality industry and in the major group marketing agencies for the hospitality industry
Travel agency sector
Self-employment in small and medium tourism enterprises

Higher Certificate in Hospitality Operations

Course code: WD039

Hospitality Placement
In year 2 of the course, students are required to complete a placement organised by the college in a hospitality organisation in Ireland or abroad. Students are actively involved in the decision-making process in order that their choice of work experience is appropriate to their career aspirations and interests. This placement allows students to gain real experience of working in a hospitality business. Many students have found a career during hospitality placement. Past companies who have been involved in the placements include: Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin, Mount Juliet Conrad, Park Hotel

What is the Higher Certificate in Business in Hospitality Operations course?

The term Hospitality Operations is most commonly associated with the operational or day-to-day activities of hotels. However, hospitality operations also encompasses other disciplines such as restaurants, conference and event management, contract and industrial catering, entertainments management in nightclubs, live venues and casual dining. The aim of this course is to provide students with a strong foundation in the operational skills and management techniques essential for supervisory and entry-level management positions within the hospitality sector.

Careers Opportunities : There are varied career paths open to graduates, which include:
Hotel Supervisory Operations and Entry-Level Management positions
Licensed Premises Managers
Catering and Restaurant Supervisors/Entry-Level Management
Supervisory or Entry-Level Management positions in Conference and Event coordination
Entry-level Management positions in Entertainments Management
After appropriate periods of supervisory experience, graduates could expect to progress to more senior management positions and wider variety of career opportunities.

Follow on Study :
Year 3 of the BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management (WD091)
Students who do not satisfy the academic entry requirements may apply for progression via a non-standard route having completed a period of relevant industrial experience.
Kenmare, Jurys-Doyle, Tower Hotel Group and many more.
Note: Students on this course will be required to provide their own uniforms and equipment for practical classes; the estimated

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