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BA in Hospitality Supervision

Course Code: LC399




3 Years


Sport, Leisure & Tourism

CAO Points


Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO



The aim of this new programme is to prepare students for a variety of supervisory positions in the hospitality industry, which provide either food, beverage or accommodation services. The programme will provide the student with a unique blend of practical application and theory.

Students will acquire a range of skills such as Food Preparation, Restaurant Service, Accommodation Service, Bar Service and Front Office Service, Business Operations and Communications. The latter stage of the programme will help develop attributes in the areas of Supervisory Management, Revenue Management and Marketing. The programme includes work placements in Year 2 and Year 3. Students have the option to complete their work placement with world-renowned resorts in many international locations including Cape Cod, Paris, London and Dubai.

Note: Students will require €350 approx. for knives, books, uniforms and safety shoes in the first week of college.

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving cert

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.  
Foundation Level Maths at grade F2 or higher is acceptable for entry to the programme.

Mature Applicants

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.






Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Year 1

Restaurant Service, Culinary Skills, Tourism, Communications and Personal Development, Information Technology, Tourism Studies and Wine and Beverage Studies.

Year 2

Advanced Food and Beverage Service, Accommodation Services, Front Office Operations, Business Management, Professional Orientation – Work Based Learning.

Year 3

Food and Beverage Supervision, Contemporary Industry Developments, Research Methods, Marketing and Media, Hospitality Revenue Management, Six month Industry Work Placement.

What are the career prospects?

Graduates will typically find employment in the hospitality industry at various grades with the potential to progress with experience to supervisory or management grades in the industry.