This degree will give you the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for employment in management and/or support positions within the hotel and leisure sector, and/or for further academic study in this or related areas.
The scope of the programme covers customer service, operations and management of hotel and leisure resources, enterprises and/or resorts in a modern dynamic business environment.
It will equip you with the knowledge and skills for specialised activity in key hotel and leisure areas – front office and accommodation, food and beverage, water quality, measurement and safety, exercise and fitness programmes, developing leisure partnerships and leisure product innovation.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
As a graduate of this BA in Hotel and Leisure Management, you will be qualified to work as managers/assistant manager/supervisors in a range of hotel and leisure outlets.