About this course

The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification is to provide tourism industry professionals with the specialist knowledge needed to advance their careers, or for graduates entering the tourism and hospitality sector to gain the skills needed to manage business operations. The qualification provides learners with a contemporary, critical, and international programme that supports their development as managers with a lifelong-learning orientation.

The qualification enables learners to analyse complex management problems and to apply and adapt specialist skills and technical terminology to propose solutions to these problems informed by best practice and contemporary research.

For entry onto the Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honors degree in a related subject or level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the program)
  • Learners must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
The Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management consists of 6 mandatory units:

  • Strategic Management and Marketing (20 credits)
  • Destination Management (20 credits)
  • International Tourism Policy and Development (20 credits)
  • E-Tourism and Social Media (20 credits)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour in International Contexts (20 credits)
The Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up programs at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing.
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

€3,900 (Local/EU Students)
€5,900 (International Students)

Jan / Feb
Apr / May
Sep / Oct
Awarding Body: OTHM Qualifications
Course Duration: 1 year
Method of study: Full Time / Blended Learning
Qualification Level: 7
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