About BA In Hospitality Management in Dundalk Institute of Technology
The hospitality industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and offers excellent opportunities both in Ireland and internationally for suitably qualified people. The starting point for your management career in this industry is this 3-year BA in Hospitality Management at DkIT. This course helps students develop the business management skills and the specialist knowledge of the industry that you will need to succeed.
The hospitality industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries. It offers excellent opportunities both in Ireland and internationally for suitably qualified people. The starting point for your management career in this industry is this degree from DkIT, which has been designed to help you acquire the business management skills and the specialist knowledge of the industry that you will need to succeed.
The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management is based around specific industry studies and a core of business and management subjects. Each year is split into two 15-week semesters; you will study six modules per semester. The course is organised into three levels, ranging from introductory modules at year 1 to advanced topics at year 3. The Professional Internship Training takes place between semester four and five. In Year One and Two of the course there are a number of practical modules which include restaurant service, food production and event supervision.
The course is designed to equip students with the skills necessary for a career in management in the culinary arts and by extension the catering, food and hospitality related industries. Employment prospects are wide and varied. Some graduates will specialise in areas such as food & beverage management, food production, food product development and training & education. Others may become involved in a different aspect of the industry such as sales & marketing, human resources management or financial control.
Others will aspire to senior general management positions or becomeinvolved in entrepreneurial activities and starting their own businesses. Typical positions include:
- Hotels and Restaurants
- Food Marketing & Product Development
- Pastry & Confectionary
- Training & Education
- Culinary Manager in the Industrial Sector
Minimum of 60% average in your Standard 12.
We may also check your standard 10 results in English and Maths
If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide an IELTS certificate, or equivalent.
Our undergraduate IELTS requirements are:
If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.