• » Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management)
    CAO Code  LY327
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 years (1 year common entry and 2 years specialisation)
    Standard Code Places:  32
    National Framework Level  7
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this programme for me?
    This programme is an advanced professional training programme for aspiring managers in a variety of hospitality establishments, from fine-dining restaurants to luxury resorts.  It prepares participants for particular professional careers as operations managers specialising in food and beverage or rooms division, and extending to the management functions of marketing, finance, human resource management and business development. 
    How long is this course?
    Having completed 1 year of the Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism (Common Entry), students are required to pursue a further 2 years to complete an ordinary degree in their chosen area of specialism.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     2/3  Conference and Convention Studies Mandatory   10  6
     Food and Beverage Cost Control Mandatory  5  3
     Specialised Restaurant Service Elective 1  10  8
     Beverage Management and Mixology Elective 1  10  8
     Front Office Operations Elective 1  10  7
     French Language and Culture 1 Elective 2  5  3
     Spanish Language and Culture 1 Elective 2  5  3
     Gastronomy Elective 2  5  3
     2/4  Tourism Resort Concepts Mandatory  10  6
      Management and Organisational Behaviour* Mandatory  5  3
     Accounting Practice Mandatory  5  3
     Principles of Marketing Mandatory  5  3
     French Language and Culture 2 Elective 1  5  3
     Spanish Language and Culture 2 Elective 1  5  3
     Events Management  Elective 1  5  4
     3/5  Food and Beverage Management Mandatory  10  6
     Business Environment Mandatory  5  3
     Applied Economics Mandatory  5  3
     Business Law and Ethics Mandatory  5  3
     Services Marketing Mandatory  5  3
     Alternatively, a learner may opt to take a Semester of Study Abroad under the Erasmus Programme
     Semester Abroad (Erasmus, US) (Must cover mandatory subjects from this semester)** Elective 1  30  
     3/6  Semester Abroad (Erasmus, US)** Elective 1  30  
     Staff Training and Development (Block Feb – Mar) Elective 2  10  10
     Budgets, Pricing and Cost Control (Block Feb – Mar) Elective 2  5  6
     Internship** Elective 2  15  
     Where learners are unable to undertake a Semester out, or plan to undertake a Semester of study under Erasmus in Semester 5, then the following 15 credits are undertaken in-house.
     Advanced Beverage Studies (Block Apr-May) Elective 3  10  10
     Hospitality MIS (Block Apr-May) Elective 3  5  6
    *Includes 12-week summer work placement.
    **Learners must attend LYIT School of Tourism for at least one semester in Stage 3
    Are there follow-up programmes available?
    Upon completion of this programme you can pursue our 1 year add-on Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management or other compatible level 8 degree programmes.
    Career Opportunities
    Students graduating from this programme will have developed the knowledge, skill and competence to work in a management capacity using a range of specialised skills in different hotel, restaurant and resort businesses.
    This course begins in September each year.  How to Apply
    Information may be subject to change by agencies other than LYIT.
    LYIT reserves the right to change information provided at any time