• » Bachelor of Arts Hospitality and Tourism (Common Entry)

    Incorporating Degree Award Options:
    Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management)
    Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Front Office Management)
    Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Destination Marketing)

    Also incorporating a Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations (Minor Award)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts Hospitality and Tourism (Common Entry)
    CAO Code  LY327
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years
    Standard Code Places:  26
    National Framework Level  7
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is the Programme for Me?  
    This programme specialises in developing skills and competencies for supervisors and managers of medium to large hotels and tourism operations.
    This new course will give you the opportunity to experience a broad education in hospitality and tourism studies. At the end of year 1, subject to the availability of places, you can decide which one of the three areas of specialisation to choose from in years 2 to 3: Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management, Front Office Management or Destination Marketing.
    5 Reasons to choose this course
    • National and International work experience/internship.
    • Regular opportunities to engage with particular hospitality case studies and scenarios.
    • Access to up to date computer laboratories including hotel specific software.
    • Varied career options and progression on completion of this programme.
    • A hands-on approach to learning by industry experienced lecturing staff.
    Minimum Entry Requirements
    • Minimum Points Score 160
    • Minimum Five O6/H7
    • English or Irish O6/H7
    Mature Applicants
    Mature applicants may apply for this programme. Such mature applicants, for entry into year one of the programme, must be 23 years of age (or older) by the 1st of January in the proposed year of entry. Mature applicants do not need to hold a Leaving Certificate qualification.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Hospitality Food and Beverage Operations Mandatory  10  7
     Accommodation and Facilities Mandatory  10  7
     Learning to Learn Mandatory  5  4
     ICT and Business Maths Mandatory  5  3
     1/2  Tourism Destination Studies Mandatory  10  6
     Communications and Professional Development Mandatory  5  3
     Information Technology and Descriptive Statistics Mandatory  5  4
     Bar Operations Elective 1  10  7
     Culinary Skills Elective 1  10  8
    Year 2 & 3 Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management, Front Office Management and Destination Marketing
    Progression
    Upon completion of this programme, graduates will be awarded a degree in one of the above areas. Each graduate will have an opportunity to progress to an existing add-on level 8 programme as follows:
    BA in Hospitality and Tourism (Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management) BA (Hons) Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management
    BA in Hospitality and Tourism (Front Office Management) BA (Hons) Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management
    BA in Hospitality and Tourism (Destination Marketing) BA (Hons) Destination Tourism with Marketing
    The programme has been designed to include an exit award at the end of year 2 – Level 6 Higher Certificate in Arts in Hospitality and Tourism.
    Career Opportunities
    See specialist streams for details.
    This course begins in September each year.  How to Apply
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