BSc (Honours) International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Year of Entry 2024/25
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BSc (Honours)

International Hospitality and Tourism Management

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

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
International/EU: £16,655 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 112-120 UCAS points
What is the UCAS code? B049
When do I start? September 2024

Teaching Quality

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked 6th amongst UK providers for hospitality, event management and tourism in the Guardian University Guide 2023 league table.

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 5% of business schools globally.

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

Course leaders and tutors

Shqiperim Reka
Shqiperim Reka
Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Course Leader


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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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

UCAS points

  • 112-120

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:

  • BBC-BBB at A Level
  • DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • Merit overall from a T level qualification
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies


  • English language or literature at grade C or 4
  • Maths at grade D or 3

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Please be aware that the University operates a ‘gathered field’ approach for admission to this course. A gathered field approach involves grouping applications together and is used where the candidate quality and level of interest in the course exceeds the number of places available. The number of places available will be agreed in partnership with La Trobe University each admissions cycle. Some applicants will be offered a place, some will be unsuccessful. Where possible, unsuccessful applicants will be considered for an alternative course subject to course entry requirements.

International/EU students:
International/EU students must also apply for a separate visa for their year of study in Australia at La Trobe University at an extra cost to themselves. If for any reason a visa cannot be obtained students would be able to complete their studies in the UK at Sheffield Hallam University through a transfer to the BSc International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management course.


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'.


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.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applied Academic Skills Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Finance And Data Interpretation Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Introduction To The Global Tourism Sector Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Bus2tbs - Trending In Modern Business And Society Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Buselp - Experiential Learning Project Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Lst2bsl - Introduction To Business Law And Ethics Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Mgt2hrm - Human Resource Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Mkt2bbm - Digital Branding And Retailing Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Mkt2cbe - Consumer Behaviour Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Ths2gsy - Principles Of Gastronomy Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Ths2tcr - Computer Reservations Systems Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategy And Crisis Management In International Tourism And Hospitality Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language (French,Spanish,Italian,Chinese) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Hospitality Analytics And Revenue Management Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Responsible Global Tourism Planning Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework

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, 262.7KB)

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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