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

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management
    CAO Code  Add-on programme, not available through CAO
    LYIT internal code  LY_THRRM_B
    Duration  1 year Add-on
    Standard Code Places:  
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This 1 year add-on programme extends the education and training of the professional operations managers, focusing on the development of knowledge and competence in Hospitality Business Management and Applied Research and Development, while offering participants an opportunity to develop specialised expertise in Human Resource Management OR Marketing.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Access to the programme is on successful completion of the BA in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management or equivalent.
    How long is this course?
    1 year add-on
    What will I have to study?
    Learners have to undertake 2 mandatory modules and 1 elective module in each semester
    YearProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     4/7  Hospitality Financial Management  Mandatory  10  5
     Strategic Entrepreneurship and Resort Innovation Mandatory  10  5
     Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Decisions Elective  10  5
     Managing People in Tourism Elective  10  5
     4/8  Digital Media Management and Data Analytics Mandatory  10  5
     Applied Research Project Mandatory  10  5
     Strategic Marketing Management Elective  10  5
    Strategic Human Resource Management Elective  10  5
    Learning Outcomes?
    Having completed this programme, the graduate will be able to:
    • Demonstrate and critically evaluate specialised skills, knowledge and competencies, as appropriate for the holder of an honours degree in hotel, restaurant and resort management.
    • Demonstrate theoretical knowledge, practical skills, personal attributes and competencies that will be required for management positions in a variety of hospitality enterprises.
    • Undertake research within the field of hospitality, including the ability to complete an extended research study.
    • Evaluate financial, legal, managerial and technical principles that relate to the hospitality industry.
    • Be able to function effectively at departmental and assistant manager level, working on own initiative and as part of the management team.
    • Illustrate entrepreneurial flair, and have confidence to explore new business opportunities.
    • Contribute to the strategic management of any hospitality organisation through the application of marketing skills or people management skills.
    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.
    How do I apply?
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply
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