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FdA International Hospitality Management

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

Top 10 UK University for degrees in Hospitality in the Guardian 2017 league table.

Work-based learning lies at the heart of our foundation degree in International Hospitality Management. It is your stepping stone to a rewarding career in one of largest and fastest growing sectors in the global economy.

  • Combine academic studies with real-world learning in work environments on this dynamic two-year degree
  • Prepare for a career in a vibrant sector where many professionals reach their first managerial role before the age of 30
  • Build a strong platform for further studies: you can ‘top up’ this qualification to an honours degree with just one more year of study
  • Gain valuable professional experience through work placements which make up a significant proportion of the course
  • Study in the spa town of Buxton on the edge of the Peak District National Park with its many hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions
  • Work on real-world projects at our Devonshire Dome, a popular events venue featuring a fine dining restaurant, bistro and industry standard training kitchens
  • Help deliver ‘live’ projects from parties to graduation ceremonies, conferences to festivals
  • Network with some of the leading names in hospitality: we have links with the likes of Claridge’s, Marriott and Gleneagles
  • Learn from a teaching team with extensive industry experience and benefit from the support of a personal tutor throughout
  • Broaden your outlook on fascinating fieldtrips to hospitality venues: two UK-based residentials are included in your course fees
  • Achieve a qualification which looks great on your CV: our course has professional accreditation from the Institute of Hospitality (IoH)
  • Become a member of hosco, the world’s leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates

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