The Euro BA in International Hospitality Management allows you to study for three years in three different countries, including a third-year semester at the University of Brighton.
The aim of the programme is for you to complete a UK undergraduate degree programme through studying and working across Europe. The language of tuition throughout the programme is English.
Run by a consortium of five European Hotel, Hospitality and Management Schools, the degree offers a unique opportunity for you to engage in a truly European BA award that is learnt both in the workplace and in the classroom.
The curriculum and its delivery is designed to reflect the needs of the hospitality industry for a flexible and innovative workforce, able to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace. A common curriculum across the consortium ensures an integrated progression as you experience three different centres of learning.
The course prepares you for a management career in an international hotel and hospitality setting. The emphasis is on hotel and culinary skills at a number of the institutions, and on broad business management skills and industry diversity at others. But in all cases, the programme gives you the chance to focus on areas that suit your interest.
Successful students will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Hospitality Management by the University of Brighton. The opportunity to qualify for a dual award is available through the completion of extra credits (ECTS).
Location Choice of up to three European locations, plus one semester in Eastbourne, UK
Full-time 3 years
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For entry requirements and information on how to apply, please visit www.europeanhospitalityacademy.eu.
The course is studied in three years in three different countries.
Year 1 of the course can be studied at Ecole de Sauvignac (France), Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences (Holland) or Angell Akademie (Germany).
Year 2 of the course can be studied at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences (Holland), Angell Akademie (Germany) or Centro Superior de Hostelería de Galicia (Spain).
In Year 3 of the course the first semester is at the University of Brighton. Semester 2 and 3 are at either Ecole de Sauvignac (France) or Angell Akademie (Germany).
Please note that you spend the final semester at the university where you started the course.
Year 1 will provide a foundation for the rest of the programme, introducing you to management principles and the operational aspects of international hospitality.
*Variations per institute are possible, but these modules will be covered in the curriculum.
Freiburg, Germany – the home of the Angell Akademie.
Year 2 will focus on service quality and consumer management.
Coast of Galicia, near to the Centro Superior de Hostelería.
During your final year, you will learn about management strategy and contemporary issues in international hospitality. You will also be able to select from a range of modules to focus on areas of personal interest.
While at Brighton, you will have access to the Culinary Arts Studio, which recreates a contemporary hospitality setting for you to put your skills into practice.
Euro BA graduates can be found in both the hotel and the tourism industries, working in international companies such as Hilton and Radisson, but also operating their own tourism companies either in the Netherlands or abroad.
A number of graduates have gone on to open their own restaurants and businesses.
Former student Louise Pullen on placement at Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club.
Year 1 6,450 Euros
Year 2 6,450 Euros
Year 3 6,450 Euros
Students studying this course are not able to apply for the UK government student finance package, which includes tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and grants. They are also not eligible for any University of Brighton financial support packages or bursaries.
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Campus where this course is taught
Located in one of the sunniest towns in the UK, our Eastbourne campus sits between the hills of the South Downs National Park and the south coast.
The campus has extensive sporting facilities, including a sports hall, fitness suite, climbing wall, swimming pool, three gyms, a dance studio and an artificial training pitch. For sport and exercise students, there are also exercise physiology labs, a human movement laboratory and an environmental chamber.
Podiatry students gain real-life experience in the Leaf Hospital clinic, with its comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, while physiotherapy students are taught in specialist practical skills rooms. The Culinary Arts Studio allows hospitality students to engage in workplace simulations and consumer research.
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