Hospitality Management

Join the exciting world of hospitality management, and work in a global-reaching, constantly shifting industry. Sign up for a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management now.

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Overview

Start your Bachelor in Hospitality Management

Working in hospitality can be demanding: it’s often not a typical 9-5 desk job, but a seven days a week, 365 days a year effort, with peaks and flows between seasons and times of year. But that’s a big part of what makes a career in hospitality management so interesting – there are constant challenges and new opportunities to improve, and no two days are the same.

In this Bachelor’s degree programme in Hospitality Management, you’ll learn about business fundamentals and how they apply specifically to the hospitality sector. Learn how to plan a budget, organise and optimise workflows and develop your skills as a specialist. Upon graduation, you can use your skills successfully in many different elements of the hospitality and guest service world, from hotels and restaurants to casinos, cruise lines or event agencies.

Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance
Study model
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
180 ECTS
Language: English
Online studies and myStudies
Duration of study
Regular study period 36 months
Different time models
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Tuition fees
Starting from 109 euro per month
Accreditation
180 ECTS - English
Currently in the process of being accredited
Admission
General academic requirements (Bachelor)
English language skills

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Reduce your study fees
Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
Study start information
Available from, 01.09.2022 (English, 180 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.

Available for Online studies or myStudies

This study programme is available either exclusively online or in the myStudies model – where you can combine online studies and on-campus studies in Germany, in our campuses in Berlin and Bad Honnef. Study in groups with other students, kick-start your career in Europe’s largest economy and enjoy a unique mix of freedom and structure.

For more details about the different study models offered at IU International University of Applied Sciences, visit our study models page.

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*You can start any time.
*This discount is only available for the online studies model.

Study contents

Course overview

The Bachelor's programme in Hospitality Management at IU International University of Applied Sciences is your first step towards a successful international career in this exciting industry. You’ll get an overview of the different steps in the planning, development and management of hotel operations. In addition, you will gain in-depth knowledge of different commercial aspects, such as accounting, annual financial statements’ production and personnel management.

Once you’ve completed the foundational phase of your studies, you’ll get the chance to choose the modules you want to study, from a wide variety of electives. This is where you’ll develop specialist knowledge, based on the career you plan on developing. The many different options offered in this programme’s electives will help you find the aspects of the field that you find most compelling, and learn more about them.

Admission

Entry Requirements

How To Start Your Degree with the Online Degree Saver Programme:

Once you've enrolled and started on your studies, you'll have access to 50% of your courses. You will be registered as a student only after they've been successfully completed. Then you will gain access to the rest of your courses, and will be able to finish your degree.

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German, if they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required. If you need to translate your documents, we can help refer you to our trusted translation partners. You can find more details here.

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Enrol for an accredited online study programme by 15th of December and save 50 % on your tuition fees. Secure cheaper fees throughout your studies if you apply in 2021.
Coupon code: CAREER21 

*You can start any time.
*This discount is only available for the online studies model.

Careers

Your Bachelor in Hospitality Management Career Outlook

For a successful career in hotel management, you need to develop a passion for service. If you have that, you’ll be able to take on a wide variety of challenging but rewarding roles in hospitality management, all according to your preference and interests. Whether you’re more interested in the financial side of business or in the service and front of house aspects, once you’ve graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, you’ll be able to work as…

Front Office Manager

When working as a Front Office Manager, you’ll be busy with more than just hotel check-ins. As a full-on manager, you’ll need to attend to the professional development of your staff, assure that your hotel occupancy is as full as possible and also address guests’ complaints. You’ll need to work together with your team to offer guests the best possible experience, all while working as the link between the back office and the reception team.

Revenue Manager

Revenue Managers focus on optimising the sales processes of hotels and other hospitality ventures. Their work involves developing pricing strategies, analysing sales data and statistics, managing reservation systems and planning and setting budgets for different business units. Revenue Managers work closely with the front office and the sales team, with one clear goal in mind – to increase the profitability of each hotel room and reservation, regardless of the season.

Sales and Marketing Manager

As a Sales and Marketing Manager, you’ll be responsible for designing and executing business plans, with a focus on increasing companies’ profitability and cash flow. You’ll need to take into account the budget you’re given, different media channels for marketing campaigns and cross-selling options that offer greater synergies between sales and marketing. You’ll have to focus your efforts on not only acquiring new customers, but also preserving existing ones, all while exploring new markets and expanding your company’s profile and global outreach.

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Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your Bachelor degree in Hospitality Management

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you'll only be charged once your studies have started. If you won't be admitted to a programme because you do not meet the admission requirements, no fees will be charged.

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

  • Online Studies
  • myStudies
189€ /mth 359€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 15th of December! * Apply now

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

  • Online Studies
162€ /mth 309€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 15th of December! Apply now

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their courses on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

  • Online Studies
109€ /mth 209€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 15th of December! Apply now
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ADDITIONAL CHARGES

All our study programmes include the following benefits

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • Free 4-week trial
  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • No charge for extension of course duration
  • Career coaching
Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Have you completed a course or a learning path through LinkedIn Learning, and earned a certificate? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition

Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice

Your studies are flexible and 100% online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

You gain full support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and in the myStudies model, the chance to study with other students in small groups. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

The ideal mix of theory & practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

SAVE UP TO 50% – BECAUSE YOU DESERVE YOUR DREAM CAREER!

Enrol for an accredited online study programme by 15th of December and save 50 % on your tuition fees. Secure cheaper fees throughout your studies if you apply in 2021.
Coupon code: CAREER21 

*You can start any time.
*This discount is only available for the online studies model.

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