• » Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management (Industry-based)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management (Industry-based)
    CAO Code  
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years
    Standard Places  32
    National Framework Level  7
    Award Type  Incorporating Minor Awards in:
     Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations, Level 6 (60 ECTS)
     Certificate in Hotel Front Office and Accommodation Operations, Level 6 (60 ECTS)
     Certificate in Hotel Accommodation Operations, Level 6 (20 ECTS)
     Diploma in Hospitality Management, Level 7 (60 ECTS)
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This programme specialises in developing skills and competencies for supervisors and managers of medium to large hospitality operations.
    The programme will provide a formal structure of hospitality management training through an industry management training programme. Individuals on this career path can undertake the full programme leading to a BA in Hospitality Management after three years of blended education (formal education and training and work-based learning).  Alternatively, a more limited professional staff training option is available to staff wishing to complete a programme of one-year duration.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirement
    • Leaving Certificate requirements
      • MIN. FIVE O6/H7
    • Have obtained a full QQI Level 5 award in any discipline
    • For entry purposes RPL will be considered in accordance with the quality assurance procedures of LYIT.
    • Any applicant applying based on non EU awards/qualifications must apply directly to the International Office at LYIT.  In order to be considered for entry international applicants must present:
      • A qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to a Level 5 Irish qualification.
      • An IELTS qualification of 5.5 minimum.
    • Northern Ireland/UK Applicants click NI/UK
    • Mature Applicants
      Mature applicants may apply for this programme through the CAO www.cao.ie before 1st February in the proposed year of entry. Such mature applicants, for entry into year one of the programme, must be 23 years of age (or older) by the 1st of January in the proposed year of entry. Mature applicants do not need to hold a Leaving Certificate qualification, however, they may be called for interview.
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click Part-time Study
    What will I have to study?
    YearProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per Sem.
     1/1  Food and Beverage Studies Mandatory  5  9
     ICT and Descriptive Statistics Mandatory  5  9
     Food and Beverage Cost Control Mandatory  5  9
     Learning and Research for Higher Education Mandatory  5  9
     1/2  Specialised Restaurant Theory Mandatory  5  9
     Beverage Studies Mandatory  5  9
     Event Management Mandatory  5  9
     Communications and Professional Development Mandatory  5  9
     Work Placement Mandatory  20  500
     2/3  Front Office Studies Mandatory  5  9
     Accommodation Studies Mandatory  5  9
     IT and Business Maths Mandatory  5  9
     Hospitality Accounting Mandatory  5  9
     2/4  Management and Organisational Behaviour Mandatory  5  9
     Sales & Marketing Mandatory  5  9
     Conference and Convention Studies Mandatory  10  18
     Work Placement Mandatory  20  500
     3/5  Food and Beverage Management Mandatory  10  18
     Revenue Management Mandatory  10  18
     Business Law and Ethics Mandatory  5  9
     Restaurant Marketing Mandatory  5  9
     3/6  Staff Training and Development Mandatory  10  18
     Budgets, Pricing and Cost Control Mandatory  5  9
     Internship Mandatory  15  400
    Upon completion of this programme, graduates will be awarded a BA degree in Hospitality Management. Each graduate will have an opportunity to progress to the add-on level 8 programme in BA (Hons) Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management.
    The programme has been designed to include exit awards as follows:
    • Year 1 (only)
      • Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations
      • Level 6 award of the National Framework of Qualifications
    • Year 2 (only)
      • Certificate in Hotel Front Office and Accommodation Operations
      • Level 6 award of the National Framework of Qualifications
    Students who wish to exit after successfully completing Years 1 and 2 will receive an exit award – Higher Certificate in Hospitality Operations.
    The programme has also been designed to include Minor awards as follows:
    • Certificate in Hotel Accommodation Operations
      Level 6 of the National Framework of Qualifications
    • Diploma in Hospitality Management
      Level 7 of the National Framework of Qualifications
    Information may be subject to change by agencies other than LYIT.
    LYIT reserves the right to change information provided at any time