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International Hotel Management (BA)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Birmingham
Fall

Birmingham
Spring

London
Fall

Swansea
Fall

Program description

International Hotel Management (BA)

The program comprises two years of full-time study. Each year is divided into three four-month blocks, two of which are spent studying on a University Campus with the remaining block spent on placement in the Marriott Hotel.

Students will therefore spend a total of eight months (two four-month blocks) within a Marriott Hotel, working in a range of departmental areas. Placement during the first year of the degree will have a more operational emphasis; the second year will combine operational duties at a more advanced level together with involvement in hotel administration and management. Students will develop enhanced guest service skills and a critical understanding of the operational requirements associated with different departments in the hotel.

For the remaining sixteen months (four four-month blocks), students will pursue academic study on a University Campus. The modules studied will develop a critical understanding of essential management theory and practice, provide a global context within which hotel organisations operate, and engage students with principles of sustainable business practice. This will provide a theoretical foundation of subject knowledge that can then be applied within a practical context during the placements at the Marriott Hotel.

Admission requirements

Whilst we normally require students to have achieved 96 UCAS Points we actively encourage applications from students with significant relevant experience who do not meet normal entry requirements.

Students whose first language is not English are required to demonstrate competence in the English language, e.g. IELTS 6.0.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

At Swansea Business Campus:

Year 1

  • Hospitality and Guest Services
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Business Skills for the International Hotel Industry
  • Personnel Resourcing and Development
  • Financial Management
  • Foreign Language and Intercultural Awareness

Year 2

  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organisational Consultancy
  • Contemporary Themes in the Hotel and Hospitality Sector
  • Global Tourism and Destination Management

At the Marriott Hotel:

Year 1

  • Placement: Food and Beverage Operations.
  • Placement: Hotel Administration and Front Office Operations
  • Placement: Operating Hotel Facilities

Year 2

  • Placement: Food and Beverage Operations.
  • Placement: Guest Service Operations.
  • Placement: Hotel Administration.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

This degree is taught on the Swansea, London and Birmingham campuses and is offered at three entry points in the spring, summer and autumn terms.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2021/2022: £13,500

Continuing studies

For those wishing to explore whether this is the right career choice, we also offer a Certificate of Higher Education: International Hotel Management. This is a stand-alone Level 4 award with a progression route for the stronger students on to the Marriott program.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the International Hotel Management degree at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David have gone on to secure a range of management and operational positions in the hospitality sector, both locally and internationally. Due to the range of skills students obtain on this degree our graduates are highly sought after for a range of different careers.

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD is the oldest University in Wales and was founded in 1822. It has campuses in rural and city locations in the UK. The University’s main campuses are situated in various locations in and around Swansea’s city centre as well...


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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

College Road Carmarthen
SA31 3EP Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom

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www.uwtsd.ac.uk


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