Study patterns: International Hospitality Business Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons) (online)

On this page you will find the study patterns for our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management (Top-Up) online programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week. For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

International Hospitality Business Management (Top-Up), BA (Hons) (online) - standard (2 years) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1 Strategic Hospitality Operations
Management (6HO523)
20 credits

Leadership and Management in 
Context (6HO519)
20 credits 

Managing Cultural Issues in Service 
Delivery (6HO521)
20 credits
Year 2 Option B Module*
20 credits 
Option C Module*
20 credits 
Management Research Project
(6HO522)
20 credits

*Option B Modules (spring): Business Psychology (6BM500); Consumer Behaviour (6MK506)
*Option C Modules (summer): Managing Service Quality (6HO522); Financial Statement Analysis (6AG512); Strategy in Global Marketplace (6BM505)  

International Hospitality Business Management (Top-Up), BA (Hons) (online) - accelerated (1 year) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1 Strategic Hospitality Operations
Management (6HO523)
20 Credits

Option B Module*
20 credits
Leadership and Management in 
Context (6HO519)
20 Credits 

Option C Module*
20 credits
Managing Cultural Issues in Service 
Delivery (6HO521)
20 credits

 Management Research Project
(6HO522)
20 credits

*Option B Modules: Business Psychology (6BM500); Consumer Behaviour (6MK506)
*Option C Modules: Managing Service Quality (6HO522); Financial Statement Analysis (6AG512); Strategy in Global Marketplace (6BM505)