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International/EU: £14,415 per year
- Top up your existing qualifications to an honours degree.
- Study a robust programme of business and hospitality-specific modules.
- Gain a qualification that combines research, theory, general business acumen and real-world work experience.
This course has a reputation for producing high-calibre, well-rounded graduates. Apply your skills and knowledge consulting with real-world businesses on contemporary hospitality issues. Our flexible, responsive programme is designed for you in collaboration with our industry partners to meet the need for forward-thinking, innovative hospitality graduates who can strategically manage complex business operations.
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Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
Tourism subject group award
Our Tourism subject group is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT), the membership organisation for tourism industry professionals and educators.
How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
You are taught by lecturers with a rich industry background, from serving Her Majesty the Queen to opening a Michelin-starred restaurant. They bring considerable experience into the classroom with their research not only informs teaching, but also regularly appears in book chapters, conference proceedings and academic journal articles.
Along with traditional lectures and seminars, as your learning progresses, you will deliver Dragons Den-style business pitches as well as undertake a consultancy project with a real-world hospitality organisation.
You learn through
- practical sessions
- reflective exercises
- professional portfolio
Course leaders and tutors
In your final year you consult directly with a hospitality business to resolve a real-life business issue. There is also a focus on business development, as you plan and pitch a hospitality venture to industry collaborators. The course also involves the planning and delivery of hospitality events, from Chinese New Year parties to pop-up restaurant concepts.
Industry interaction comes formally through visiting speakers and informally through our association with the Institute of Hospitality, our strong alumni network and the activities of our hospitality society. We're proud to be one of the founding partners of the Classroom to Boardroom event, which introduces you to a variety of stakeholders through the medium of round table discussions and networking activities.
You're encouraged to participate in competitions which celebrate success within the industry. Previous students have been winners or finalists of The Young Guns competition, an industry award that recognises those who have excelled during their placement year. Student teams have also represented the university at the EMCup, a European hotel school competition, as well as many others.
This course will prepare you for managerial roles within organisations such as
- multinational hotels
- leisure groups
- independent restaurants
- conference venues
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to careers in consultancy, business development and design in
- real estate
- facilities management
This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality industry.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- a state-of-the-art kitchen and restaurant space
- specific software applications
- computer simulations of hotel operations
Normally one from
• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules
• equivalent qualification in a relevant subject
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Critical Approaches In Hospitality Marketing, Experiences And Analytics||Credits: 20||
|Module: Hospitality Management Consultancy||Credits: 40||
|Module: Research Project||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism||Credits: 20||
|Module: Food Supply Chain Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: Hotel Operational Analysis||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/23 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Tourism and hospitality courses (PDF, 247KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.