Undergraduate Course


BA Hospitality Management

The hospitality industry in Ireland and worldwide is performing very strongly and needs qualified graduates to work in and run operations in this sector.  This is a great industry for those interested in travel as positions are plentiful and the financial rewards are attractive.  Students learn how to be competent as managers in any functional area in a hospitality business whether that is working in a top hotel or resort or opening your own restaurant, hotel or bar. 

This dynamic course provides an industry focused curriculum taught through a range of practical and academic learning styles to maximize the learning experience.  Students learn all the necessary business skills to equip them for management, while getting plenty of opportunities to put their skills into practice.  

To find out more about what you will study in the BA Hospitality Management click here.

  • At a glance
  • Level 7 Ordinary Degree
  • Duration : 3 years full-time Optional Level 8 Add-on year available

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  • Programme Co-ordinator: Ann Conway
  • ann.conway@dit.ie
  • 01 402 4352
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Graduates are trained professionals with sound operational work experience and a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry.

Career opportunities are almost limitless in hotels, food and tourism enterprises worldwide. As such, they are in demand by a large cross section of the industry from general and operational management within the hospitality industry, to more specialised areas.

Career opportunities in this sector include marketing and sales, human resource management, food and beverage management, rooms division management, and conferencing management in Ireland and abroad.   

To find out more about what you will study in the BA Hospitality Management click here.

Students who have reached the appropriate standards may have access to the one year BSc in Hospitality Management (add-on) programme (DT408A), and other programmes in DIT and elsewhere at third level.  

In line with DIT’s well deserved reputation for industry linkages, the course has strong connections with key companies and organisations in the hospitality sector.

Here are just some of many organisations who we work with:

O'Callaghan's Hotels

The Shelbourne, A Renaissance Hotel

Crowne Plaza

Hilton Group

The Marker Hotel (see Barry Smyth graduate testimonial)

Brooke's Hotel

Radisson Blu Hotels

Maldron Hotels