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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Study the management of food, beverages, hotel tactics and revenue.
  • Develop vital skills in marketing, leadership and project management.
  • Take opportunities to study abroad, gain experience and study a language.
  • Collaborate with a hospitality business on a consultancy project.
On this course you’ll study all aspects of hospitality operations – from enhancing your customer service skills in our professional kitchen and restaurant space to developing your strategic thinking. You’ll develop into a socially conscious hospitality professional who’s able to meet the sustainability needs of tomorrow’s customers. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. From serving Her Majesty The Queen to running their own consultancy businesses, our award-winning teachers have held key management roles in some iconic hospitality venues. They’re now involved in impactful research. So you’ll be able to understand the latest industry trends and have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to live projects in collaboration with industry partners – making you stand out to employers. In each year of study you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the industry. You can apply to access placements, volunteering opportunities and work experience through our vast network of industry links. You learn through
  • lectures, seminars, and workshops
  • sessions led by industry-leading expert guests
  • live projects with external organisations
  • field trips and site visits
  • talks and resources developed by accrediting bodies
  • independent study and group work
You’ll develop your understanding of the guest experience and using key hospitality metrics to make sound pricing and business decisions. You’ll also gain the strategic skills you’ll need to shape tomorrow’s hospitality industry – including crisis management and the smart use of disruptive technologies, artificial intelligence and virtual reality. This will complement a core business focus – including marketing, people management and finance – to ensure you’re industry ready. You will be supported in your learning journey towards highly skilled, graduate level employment through
  • access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development
  • access to our Skills Centre with one to ones, webinars, and online resources, where you can get help with planning and structuring your assignments
Work placements You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you industry experience to prepare you for your future career – and allows you to graduate with an Applied Professional Diploma to add to your CV. Live projects In every year of your course, you’ll get the opportunity to work on live projects to build your skills and professional experience. Recent students have worked on analysing and developing the hospitality offer of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park – which is the leading international centre for modern and contemporary sculpture. Field Trips Field trips are an important part of your studies – allowing you to put theory into practice and connect with your peers and tutors. One of the most popular field trips for our hospitality students was a two day visit to Malton's food market and York – including talks from the hotel manager and a ghost tour. Networking opportunities Throughout the course, you’ll have opportunities to develop your own professional network. You’ll meet graduates who work in the hospitality industry and engage with professional bodies such as the Institute of Hospitality.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Applied Academic Skills Finance And Data Interpretation Marketing And Digitisation Of The Hospitality Industry Year 2 Compulsory modules Research Skills Sustainability Management For Hospitality Businesses Elective modules International Food And Beverage Management Learning In The Workplace Personal And Professional Development Foreign Language Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge International Hospitality Analytics And Revenue Management Strategy And Crisis Management In International Tourism And Hospitality Elective modules Research Project Foreign Language

Assessment method

Coursework Practicals

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Hospitality, Institute of
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry with prior credit - we consider applications for direct entry to the final year from those holding Higher National Diplomas or equivalent qualifications.

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Additional entry requirements


We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully. We also welcome applications from people studying craft-based courses. For example: Level 3 Advanced Professional Cookery; Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Supervision in Food & Beverage Services.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum score of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/2025 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fees for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees:

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

International Hospitality Business Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS