BA (Hons)

International Hospitality Management (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

Study Hospitality Foundation Entry with us. You'll gain a broad understanding of Tourism, Hospitality and Event management.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the North West for graduate prospects (on track)
    Complete University Guide (Business and Management Studies)
  • 1st
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Business and Management Studies)
  • 1st
    in the UK for teaching on the course
    National Student Survey (Tourism, transport and travel) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • 1st
    in the UK for overall positivity
    National Student Survey (Tourism, transport and travel) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • Explore the hospitality industry and its development from an international and national perspective.
  • Learn from a team of internationally renowned academics. Our academics are research-active and publish in international journals and media outlets.
  • Explore current trends in hospitality, corporate hospitality and related business events.
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Meet Romesa

The course has offered me frequent opportunities to gain practical work experience. I have worked as an International Student Ambassador, giving advice to students from around the world and I am currently organising an event as part of my module assessment which is a large-scale Graduation Ball.
Romesa Kamran
International Hospitality Management, BA (Hons)
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Our cJAM Networking Events

What you'll do

  • Our Foundation entry students take part in a variety of local field visits in and around Preston.
  • In subsequent years you may also take part in both national and international field visits to, for example, The Lake District, Cyprus and Iceland (subject to change each year).
  • We have links with many Hospitality and Tourism organisations throughout the UK and overseas and you will benefit from these links with Industry.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Best Entrepreneurial University of the Year

We won Best Entrepreneurial University at the Educate North Awards 2023. This recognised our work with thousands of student start-ups and businesses in the North West.

Future careers

Our strong links with hospitality employers ensures that our course is current - you’ll learn the exact skills and knowledge that these employers need.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Business

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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