UK/EU: £2,205
INT: £2,205
Course length
1 year of part time study
Start dates
September, January and May
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Course code: OLUAF   Level: 6

Accreditation logo for the Institute of HOspitalityAccredited by the Institute of Hospitality and designed following extensive consultation with the hospitality industry, this course will help you to obtain the skills and understanding of the critical aspects affecting hospitality management.  You will develop a critical understanding of the forces influencing the development of the international hospitality industry and be able to evaluate the role of core management functions, their application and contribution to quality and performance.

If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree and have experience working in the hospitality industry (minimum of 6 months on full time basis or equivalent), you can complete this University Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality Business Management within 12 months. If you don't have an HND or Foundation degree, but have significant industry experience we will also consider your application.

Knowledge and skills you can apply directly to your role

This course can help you stand out in this competitive and continually expanding industry and is ideal for continuing professional development (CPD) – research has shown that qualifications really make a difference to career progression in hospitality.  It's an ideal route for towards gaining a full degree such as  our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management (top up).

Institute of Hospitality Educational Membership Scheme (EMS)

Through our partnership with the Institute of Hospitality you'll be given free access to the Institute's Educational Membership Scheme (EMS) once you've enrolled onto this course. This gives you access to management guides, monthly specialist newsletters, e-journals, webinars and much more. 

Learn more about our online Hospitality courses

With a choice of dates to start your course (September, January or May) and interactive online learning materials, you've got the flexibility to study whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. The course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, evenings or at the weekend instead of having to attend fixed lectures.

Find out more about studying a Hospitality course online with University of Derby online learning.

You’re in control

Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures. This can be invaluable when you’re working in a busy hospitality role, because we know it’s not easy to get time off work. Throughout the course we’ll ask you to test out what you’re learning in your day to day role, and use your own experiences in assignments. Ultimately this should mean you find the course more useful for your career.

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below are some images from one of the modules of this course. There are three screen shots for you to scroll through which show you what the learning environment and material looks like, with a brief explanation underneath.

Click on the image below to view examples.

This page discusses the symptoms of culture shock with an example.
This page contains an interactive presentation that illustrates levels of organisational culture.
This is an activity on Hofstede’s cultural dimensions theory.