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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

International Hospitality Business Management (Conference and Events) (1 year top-up)

Top up your qualifications to honours degree level, while developing as a hospitality manager in conferences and events.


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? N893
When do I start? September 2020

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Course summary

  • Gain real-world hospitality experience, business acumen, research skills and theory.
  • Engage with real clients and organisations on field trips, site visits and live projects.
  • Top up your existing qualifications and academic credits.
  • Learn how to design and deliver a range of tailored hospitality events, from product launches to charity balls.

On this course, you'll study specialist modules to enhance your knowledge of event planning, while developing the quick-thinking and adaptability required to execute successful events. Our flexible, responsive programme is designed for you in collaboration with our industry partners to meet the need for forward-thinking, innovative graduates who can strategically manage complex hospitality events.


How you learn

On this course, you’ll learn to design and deliver a range of tailored hospitality events, from product launches to charity balls. You’ll study a robust programme of business and hospitality-specific modules, which allow you to progress into employment. The course is designed in collaboration with industry — to provide you with relevant skills.

You’re taught by lecturers who have extensive industry experience —managing events and banquets for celebrities, politicians, heads of state and royalty. They infuse teaching with research, industry expertise and a passion for hospitality.

You learn through

  • lectures, seminars and workshops
  • problem-solving exercises
  • presentations
  • field trips and site visits
  • work with external organisations

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

Your learning opportunities are not limited to the classroom. You’ll also be required to consult directly with a hospitality business to resolve a real-life business issue. The course will also involve the planning and delivery of hospitality events — from Chinese New Year parties to pop-up restaurant concepts.

Sheffield Hallam University will be hosting the Council for Hospitality Management Education annual research conference in 2020 and students are currently engaged in research to enhance the delegate experience, as part of their studies.

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. Students will have the opportunity to draw on career advice and direction from alumni through our mentorship scheme.

Competitions

Students are 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.


Future careers

This course will prepare graduates for managerial roles in:

  • multinational hotels
  • event and conference planners
  • independent restaurants
  • conference venues
  • 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

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Equipment and facilities

On this course, you’ll work with

  • a state-of-the-art professional kitchen and restaurant space
  • industry-specific software applications

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: Hospitality Management Consultancy Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Conference And Meetings Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Hospitality Events Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical

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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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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