BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management (Top-Up) (University of Derby)

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Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, this online International Hospitality Business Management BA (Top-Up) degree has been designed following extensive consultation with the hospitality industry to ensure you obtain the skills and understanding of the critical aspects affecting hospitality management. It will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge essential to the contemporary hospitality industry, as well as expertise in specific areas of management.


This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods, such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work, and practical reports.


12 to 18 months

Course Delivery


Entry Requirements

You need to have both of the following:

  • An HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject
  • A minimum of 6 months working in the hospitality industry on a full-time basis

Module Structure

  • Leadership and Management in Context (20 Credits)
  • Management Research Project (20 Credits)
  • Managing Cultural Issues in Service Delivery (20 Credits)
  • Strategic Hospitality Operations Management (20 Credits)

Optional modules

  • Business Psychology (20 Credits)
  • Consumer Behaviour (20 credits)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (20 credits)
  • Strategy in the Global Marketplace (20 credits)
  • Managing Service Quality (20 credits)

Teaching Methods and Style

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods, such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work, and practical reports.


The hospitality industry is very competitive and continually expanding, so there are many opportunities for managers who want to work in the UK and overseas.

Students who undertake the BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management will be able to pursue a range of exciting careers within this sector. A significant number of our students attain a good degree and have gone onto management positions in the industry or further progressed their careers to higher positions within the industry. Previous students have gone on to find senior roles in the UK, Europe, and the US, including one graduate who was employed at Gleneagles in Scotland.

As you’ll have a well-respected degree that’s been accredited and recognised by the Institute of Hospitality, you should be in a great position to apply for roles in areas such as:

  • Hospitality management
  • Leisure
  • Licensed retail
  • In-house catering
  • Outside contract catering for events
  • Accommodation
  • Functions
  • Events, banqueting, and conferences
  • Human resources
  • Sales and marketing
  • Operations management

Upon completion of this programme, you will also have the opportunity to apply to progress on to higher-level awards such as the  MSc.


LCPS working in partnership with Derby University for recruitment only The programme offered and delivered by Derby University.

Stage 1 delivered by LCPS

This course is assessed through 100% assignment based

Stage 2 delivered by the university

The stage 2 is delivered via distance learning from the partner university.


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Phone: 02036320968

Delivery Online
Duration 12 to 14 Months
Course Bsc
Accreditation University of Derby
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