BSc Business and Hospitality Management
BSc Business and Hospitality Management (A R U . London)

Course Description

Driving continual demand for specialist graduates, who both understand the theories of business and have practical experience of this fast-paced workplace, Employment in the UK hospitality industry continues to experience significant growth and currently accounts for over 9% of the UK’s total employment, as well as contributing 10% of the UK’s total GDP. 

The structure of this degree enables an understanding and evaluation of business concepts of management, whilst preparing graduates for the hospitality sector through the extensive use of case studies, guest speakers and off-site visits. This synthesis allows students to develop their knowledge whilst gaining commercial awareness and expertise within the industry. 

The campus is located in the heart of London’s thriving hospitality industry which facilitates the university’s employability team in forging strong relationships and consequent employment opportunities for students. 

The hospitality industry continues to develop at a rapid rate which means there continues to be a huge demand for graduates who can demonstrate an in-depth understanding of business theory as it applies to the sector, together with relevant employability skills.

Required Qualification

Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104) 

Level 2 with relevent work experience  

Modules under Course


Semester 1:

Research Skills 1
Professional Communications
Data Skills
Personal Development in Professional Settings

Semester 2

Research Skills 2
Global Debates
The Pitch Project

Year 1

Hospitality, Tourism and Events Environment
Academic and Professional Skills
Managing Quality in Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Business Finance

Year 2

Customer Service Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Managing Human Resources
Principles and Practice of Marketing
Hospitality Management
Sustainability in Career Development

Year 3

Global Hospitality and Tourism Issues
Business Strategy
Leadership and Change Management
Hospitality and Venue Management
Undergraduate Major Project (Integrated Case Study)

Jobs and Salaries

•        Accommodation manager (£22,000 to £40,000) 

•        Catering manager (£22,000 to £45,000) 

•        Conference centre manager (£25,000 to £35,000) 

•        Event manager (£22,000 to £28,000) 

•        Fast food restaurant manager (£22,000 to £28,000) 

•        Hotel manager (£19,000 to £40,000)