BSc (Honours) International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Year of Entry 2024/25
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BSc (Honours)

International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Course in clearing Full-time Tourism and Hospitality

Gain a unique understanding of global tourism and hospitality with a year of study in Australia. A degree in partnership with La Trobe University.

Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2024. Get started with our online form, or call 0330 024 6390.

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We are unable to accept applications from international students through clearing. Please complete our international application form instead.


Everything you need to know...

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    What is the fee?

    Home: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
    International/EU: £16,655 per year

  • Time

    How long will I study?

    3 Years

  • Location

    Where will I study?

    City Campus

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    What is the UCAS code?


  • Date

    When do I start?

    September 2024

Course summary

  • Study a specialist programme from two AACSB accredited business schools, combining research, theory and business acumen.
  • Gain real-world experience with 120 hours of work experience.
  • Explore Australia for a year, studying at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
  • Gain an International Diploma of Higher Education from La Trobe, on top of your BSc degree.

On this course, you'll study tourism, hospitality and business with a unique, international specialism. Not only will course content reflect the global tourism and hospitality industries, you'll get hands-on experience at our strategic partner La Trobe University. You'll gain the personal, professional and transferable skills you need for a career that could take you all over the world. 

Global Partnership - La Trobe University and Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Business School accreditation

Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 6% of business schools globally.

Teaching Quality

This course is ranked 10th in its subject area in the Guardian University Guide 2024.

How you learn

Watch course leader Natalie Haynes talk about this course.

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.

On this course, you'll be taught by lecturers with the highest levels of experience, expertise and passion for hospitality and tourism management.

Our academic team provide dynamic learning experiences — keeping you up to date with current trends and developments in the industry, supported with specialist areas of research.

Throughout, you'll enjoy a supportive learning environment and will experience hands-on practical learning combined with traditional classroom study. 

You learn through

  • studying abroad at our partner University 
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • practical experiences in our world class facilities 
  • workshops
  • problem-solving exercises 
  • consultancy projects
  • real-world work experience
  • working with external organisations and industry mentors

Applied learning

Live projects

Getting you work-ready and enhancing your employability prospects is at the heart of everything we do.

Opportunities for learning are not only classroom based. On nominated modules you will work closely with students studying the same award at La Trobe University, Australia. This unique opportunity will enable you to develop business skills essential to succeed in a globally connected organisation. 

In your final year you will work as a team to resolve real life business issues and engage in hotel simulations. These skills are essential in preparing you for your future career in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Work placements

In your second year you will undertake a year-long study abroad with our partner in Melbourne. While overseas, you will undertake 120 hours work experience as part of your year of study. 

Networking opportunities

Throughout your course you will engage with tourism and hospitality stakeholders. Many of our modules include guest speakers, so you will benefit from our close working relationships and well-developed industry networks with leaders in the industry and our executives in residence. You'll also have opportunities to engage with one of our industry mentors.  

The hospitality and tourism industry is a growing global industry. Our reputation locally, nationally and internationally as a high quality provider of hospitality and tourism management education means employers are keen to invest time working with us and to attract our graduates.

Future careers

This course will prepare you for managerial roles in

  • international hotel companies
  • global leisure organisations
  • conference and event venues
  • specialist food and beverage management operations 
  • front of house operations
  • the retail sector

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.

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City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you will 

  • study at two campuses, at Sheffield Hallam’s City Campus and La Trobe’s Bundoora Campus
  • take practical sessions in our state of the art kitchen and restaurant facilities in Sheffield
  • use specialist software applications for the hospitality and tourism industry including computer simulations of hotel operations
  • have access to our team of student support experts to assist you in planning your study overseas
  • work with fellow students in Melbourne using internet conferencing facilities

Entry requirements

All students

We will offer flexibility on our usual entry requirements for clearing applicants. Please call us on 0330 024 6390 to discuss your options and apply.

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.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Important notice: The structure of this course is periodically reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students and ensure ongoing compliance with any professional, statutory and regulatory body standards. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment may change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Following any changes, updated module information will be published on this page.

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Applied Academic Skills
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Finance And Data Interpretation
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Introduction To The Global Tourism Sector
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(60%) , Practical(40%)
Year 2

Compulsory modules

Bus2tbs - Trending In Modern Business And Society
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(50%) , Exam(50%)
Buselp - Experiential Learning Project
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Lst2bsl - Introduction To Business Law And Ethics
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(40%) , Exam(60%)
Mgt2hrm - Human Resource Management
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Mkt2bbm - Digital Branding And Retailing
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(60%) , Exam(40%)
Mkt2cbe - Consumer Behaviour
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(50%) , Exam(50%)
Ths2gsy - Principles Of Gastronomy
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(70%) , Exam(30%)
Ths2tcr - Computer Reservations Systems
Credits 15
Assessment Coursework(20%) , Exam(80%)
Final year

Compulsory modules

Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(70%) , Practical(30%)
Strategy And Crisis Management In International Tourism And Hospitality
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)

Elective modules

Foreign Language (French, Spanish, Italian)
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(50%) , Practical(50%)
International Hospitality Analytics And Revenue Management
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(70%) , Practical(30%)
Research Project
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Responsible Global Tourism Planning
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(100%)

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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, 335.5KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

Student success story
Rhi spent her summer studying at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, giving her the opportunity to enhance her skills and future employability, as well as explore an amazing new country.

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We are Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for the outstanding quality of our teaching and student outcomes

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We guarantee to find you an affordable place to live that’s close to campus and comes with all bills included

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95% of our UK graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes Survey)

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