University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
**Why Hospitality Business Management with a Modern Language? Dynamic, fast paced and international, the hospitality industry is a thriving business sector offering you plenty of exciting career opportunities. This course is designed to prepare you for an international management career in world-class hotels, country clubs, theme parks, leisure centres, exhibition venues and catering services worldwide.** Hospitality Business Management with a Modern Language BA(Hons) focuses not only on international business and the hospitality industry but on studying a language. How will you learn? You will learn through practical application and creatively delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.
- Our modern language modules are designed to be as practical as possible and ensure that you will be able to communicate in the language you are studying, which means understanding the culture as well
- We offer field trips and a placement year to give you the chance to work in hospitality during your studies
- You’ll be taught by lecturers who have experience in the industry, who’ll help you explore areas of finance, marketing, human resources and operations management alongside hospitality specific options such as venue selection, contracts, health and safety, licensing, public safety and security alongside principles of strategic management and how it is applied to industry practice
- You could also study how to minimise risks, how to get sponsorship and how to fund events. And we’ll look at the technology that companies use in staging and marketing events too
- During your studies we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement with a business, either in the UK or abroad. Previous students have undertaken placements in companies like Marriott, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Hilton, White Lodgings, De Vere and Park Plaza as well as Greenwich Country Club in Connecticut, Broken Sound Club in Florida and Ovolo in Hong Kong
- During your time on the course you’ll have the chance to gain an in-depth understanding of business management
Year 1 includes fundamental management modules as well as the inclusion of personal and professional development which will build and grow throughout your time on the course. Core modules: Markets and Marketing Behavioural Approaches to Work and Society Professional Skills and Finance Or, Modern Language Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish. Year 2 builds on the core subjects and includes more specialised areas, all invaluable within the hospitality industry. We also offer the Level 1 award in wines, provided by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you’ll also receive a WSET certificate. Core modules: Consumer Behaviour and Experiential Marketing Human Resource Management for Hospitality Management Food, Culture and Society Management Theory and Practice for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industries Or, Modern Language Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish. Year 3 (optional placement year) Final Year Core modules: Research Methods and Hospitality Project Strategic Management for the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industries Management of Organisations for the Hospitality Industry Or, Modern Language Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish. *Subject to change
Assessment will include exams, oral presentations, individual or group essays or reports, case studies, in-class tests, peer assessment, individual reflective learning portfolios, time constrained assignments, group projects and management and marketing projects or dissertations for final year students. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data. For further information, see the Discover Uni website.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications including a grade B or above at A Level in a Modern Language.|
|A level||BBC||including a grade B or above in a Modern Language.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||plus a grade B or above at A Level in a Modern Language.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||to include modules in a Modern Language.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications, including Higher Level in a Modern Language at grade 6.|
Applicants with no existing qualifications in the Modern Language studied may enter at Beginners level 1. Applicants with a pass at GCSE in the Modern Language studied (French, German or Spanish) may enter at Beginners level 2. Applicants with a pass at AS level or A2 level in the Modern Language will enter at levels 3 or 4 respectively. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/
University of Huddersfield
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
Huddersfield Business School - Admissions
+44 (0)1484 472956
Student Recruitment Team
+44 (0)1484 472625