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CR042
Hospitality Management

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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Our courses combine practical elements of hospitality management with key management skills, knowledge and competencies, in a multi-cultural classroom environment, providing graduates with the best possible foundation for a future career. Modern Demonstration and Production Kitchens, IT and Front Office Laboratories, a Demonstration Theatre, Training Restaurants and Bar and well equipped classrooms are all features of the Tourism and Hospitality Building at CIT. Formal lectures, tutorials, individual and team project work, guest speakers, industry visits and field trips are all an integral part of the course. A range of elective subjects are available so that students can pursue particular topics which interest them.

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CR042 - Hospitality Management
Cork Institute of Technology

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Graduates will specialise in areas of the hospitality business such as Food & Beverage Management, Conference & Banqueting Management or Rooms Division Management. Opportunities may also be available in Sales & Marketing, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Event Management or Financial Control. Graduates will aspire to senior General Management positions or become involved in entrepreneurial activities and may start their own business. Typical positions include: • Hotel, Restaurant, Catering and Licenced Premises Management • Reservations and Revenue Management bull; Conference and Event Management • Human Resources and Training bull; Hospitality Entrepreneur bull; Marketing and Sales



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