Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Hospitality Business Management with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management degree with integrated foundation year.

Hospitality Business Management with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    4 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our full BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four events, tourism and hospitality management related modules - these will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our routes, from events principles and practice to customer service experiences
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Develop your project management skills devising, developing and successfully implementing an array of hospitality events guided by industry
  • Put theory into practice and see hospitality in action, with visits to local industry 
  • Work on live projects, such as devising social media communication plans for restaurateurs, designing and developing an exceptional guest welcome or creating a strategy for hoteliers and bars based on data and market insights on the latest trends in the sector

During your second, third and fourth years you’ll study an average of six modules each year. Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course. 

Expert practitioners 
Our team are passionate about hospitality, and they will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make effective business decisions. Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and industry professionals – expertise which will help to shape your learning. 

Regular guest speakers will give you a broad view of the industry and provide networking opportunities. 

Field trips
There are a number of field trips - some will be module related and others are for the purpose of personal or team development skills.

Global ambitions
The foundation of this course is based on the view that hospitality is, by definition, international so our graduates have gone on to work all over the world - Canada, Africa, Australia, Hong Kong are just a few of the places they have been successful. If you take a gap year after study, you can utilise your skills in well-paid roles around the world to finance your travels.

Top-up option
If you’ve studied for an HND or foundation degree, we also offer this course as a top-up. If you select this option, you’ll study the year three modules listed.

Why study at Hospitality Business Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Our School was ranked in the top 50 best schools globally in 2022 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities
  2. Specialist teaching team including research-active academics and industry professionals
  3. Join a diverse academic community to share ideas and best practice
  4. Develop your professional network through our guest lecture series
  5. Sandwich year and placement opportunities
  6. Careers advice for five years after graduation


BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management, Katie Astle Katie talks about why she chose her course and what her experience has been like.

BA (Hons) Hospitality Business Management