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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

International Hospitality Business Management (1 year top-up)

Top up your qualifications to honours degree level and join the next generation of hospitality business managers.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,650 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? NN2W
When do I start? September 2020

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Course summary

  • 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. You can tailor the course to suit your career aspirations, with options to specialise in hospitality, culinary arts, conferences or events. 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.


How you learn

Watch lecturer Richard Telling talk about this course.

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

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops
  • projects
  • practical sessions
  • essays
  • presentations
  • exams
  • reflective exercises
  • professional portfolio

Course leaders and tutors

Michail Papaioannou
Michail Papaioannou
Senior Lecturer

Michael joined Sheffield Hallam as a Senior Lecturer in International Hotel Management. He also teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the topics … Read more

Applied learning

Live projects

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.

Networking opportunities

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.

Competitions

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.

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Future careers

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

  • hospitality
  • real estate
  • facilities management
  • retail

Accreditation

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

City Campus

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 work with

  • a state-of-the-art kitchen and restaurant space
  • specific software applications
  • computer simulations of hotel operations

Entry requirements

All students

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

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

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 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'.


Modules

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.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Critical Approaches In Hospitality Marketing, Experiences And Analytics Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Hospitality Management Consultancy Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Food Supply Chain Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Hotel Operational Analysis Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Event Design Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.

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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.

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You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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