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International: £13,650 per year
- Gain real-world hospitality experience, business acumen, research skills and theory.
- Develop as a hospitality manager focusing on culinary innovation.
- Work closely with hospitality entrepreneurs through live client projects.
- Understand trends, ethics and the wider gastronomic industry.
- Design and deliver a real culinary event — sharpening your commercial awareness.
On this course, you’ll discover how hospitality and business merge with culinary arts. You’ll gain hands-on experience and learn how trends, tastes and dining experiences can attract customers and make profits. You’ll top up your qualifications to full honours degree, and leave with a specialist edge for the hospitality sector.
How you learn
You are taught by lecturers with a rich industry background, having owned restaurants and advised the NHS and cruise companies on their foodservice policies, who infuse teaching with research, industry expertise and passion for hospitality.
You will be provided with a challenging and supportive learning environment where you will experience hands-on practical learning combined with a traditional classroom environment. The wide-ranging learning methods, including useful work with external organisations, enhance your engagement and understanding of the international hospitality industry, and its complexities.
You learn through
- lectures and seminars
- problem-solving exercises
- presentations, workshops and practical sessions
- field trips and site visits
Course leaders and tutors
The course requires you to consult directly with a hospitality business to resolve a real-life business issue. It will also involve engagement in culinary research and new product development, culminating in an event which showcases the outcomes of your learning experience. You will also interact with local producers while exploring the food supply chain.
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’ll also have the opportunity to draw on career advice and direction from alumni through our mentorship scheme.
You 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.
Come to an open day
Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for your place.
This course prepares you for a career in
- multinational hotels
- F&B purchasing and supply chain
- product development
- independent and concept restaurants
- 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
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
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’ll work with
- state of the art professional kitchen and restaurant space
- industry specific software applications
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 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'.
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: Food Supply Chain Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: Hospitality Management Consultancy||Credits: 40||
|Module: International Culinary Product Development, Innovation And Research||Credits: 20||
|Module: Research Project||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
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.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 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)
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