Hospitality Management undergraduate courses

Learn from industry-renowned hospitality managers at one of the top UK universities for hospitality management.

Practical and creative, our degrees will immerse you in the dynamic world of hospitality operations and management. That’s why we have a growing international reputation in the industry. We’ll prepare you to work anywhere in the world.

Top15for satisfaction with teaching - Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism **The Guardian University Guide 2024

Professional credibility

The Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism has been awarded accreditation as an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education. The accreditation is for teaching, curriculum and student experience, so you can be assured that what you are learning is of the highest standard and centred around the skills employers are looking for. 

Placement opportunities

Take your career to the next level with our outstanding placement opportunities, in the UK and overseas. You could study abroad in one of our partner institutions in a variety of locations from the Netherlands to South Africa, Qatar and Cyprus, among others. You could also opt for a work placement - recently students have been to the USA, Doha, Mexico, Russia and Denmark

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New Derby Business School in the city centre

We're building a new Derby Business School, serving as an international centre of excellence. The superb new teaching facilities will build on our established reputation for inspirational teaching and research excellence, as we shape the next generation of qualified business leaders.

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What our Hospitality Management graduates do

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Theron's journey from Caribbean roots to hospitality entrepreneur

Once Theron Niles discovered the excitement of being in the hospitality industry, he knew that was the path he wanted to follow. He has now built a hospitality career in both the Caribbean and the UK after graduating from our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management degree.

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Take your learning to the next level

You can consider progressing to postgraduate studies in related subjects, including our own MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management which is ideal if you want to develop your leadership and management potential further or if you would like to advance to roles in academia and research.

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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Student stories

Our students and graduates are people just like you. And they are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their knowledge and skills to drive innovation and change. You can be part of that story. Let our students and graduates tell you theirs.

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