12 months
2520 GBP/year
2520 GBP/year
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Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and designed following extensive consultation with the hospitality industry, this International Hospitality Business Management (Online) course at University of Derby will help you to obtain the skills and understanding of the critical aspects affecting hospitality management. 

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You will develop a critical understanding of the forces influencing the development of the international hospitality industry and be able to evaluate the role of core management functions, their application and contribution to quality and performance.

If you already hold an HND or Foundation degree and have experience working in the hospitality industry (minimum of 6 months on full time basis or equivalent), you can complete this International Hospitality Business Management (Online) course at University of Derby  course at University of Derby within 12 months. If you don't have an HND or Foundation degree, but have significant industry experience we will also consider your application.


The hospitality industry is very competitive and continually expanding, so there are many opportunities for managers who want to work in the UK and overseas.

If you would prefer to gain a higher level qualification first however, you could continue your studies with our BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management (top up) before progressing to a Masters degree, such as our MA International Hospitality Management which can also be studied online.

This programme will equip you with essential skills and knowledge in order to advance your career internationally. Previous students have gone on to work in areas such as:

  • Hospitality management
  • Leisure
  • Licensed retail
  • In-house catering
  • Outside contract catering for events
  • Accommodation
  • Functions
  • Events, banqueting and conferences
  • Human resources
  • Sales and marketing
  • Operations management


The International Hospitality Business Management UAD course at University of Derby is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality.

Programme Structure

  • Leadership and Management in Context
  • Managing Cultural Issues in Service Delivery
  • Strategic Hospitality Operations Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You need to have both of the following:

  • An HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject

  • A minimum of 6 months working in the hospitality industry on a full time basis

If you have extensive industry experience at supervisory or management levels but do not meet the academic entry criteria above, we can consider your application - speak to our advisors for further information and guidance.  

When you apply, please send us a transcript of the modules you've already studied so that we can make sure your HND or Foundation degree is compatible with this course. If you would like to be considered based on your professional experience please send us a detailed CV. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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