Based in Belfast and Coleraine, delivering within the specialisms of hospitality, tourism, travel, events, leisure, food innovation, food business and culinary arts. Join us and gain a degree and transferable skills in the context of some of the most exciting and fun industries. Our students find roles in many other industries too but the fundamental learning stays with them for life.
Welcome to the Department of Hospitality and Tourism
We have a long history in the provision of hospitality, tourism, events, food innovation and culinary arts courses and we take pride in our very high student satisfaction scores, our department rankings, and most importantly, the great achievements of our alumni.
We hope that you find these pages informative, but I would also like to invite you to visit us during one of our open days to experience first-hand both the amazing facilities at both Belfast and Coleraine campuses and the unparalleled expertise and care our team offers to all our students.
There is no better time to join us if you are seeking a career in the hospitality and tourism industries. But even if you are uncertain as to what you wish to do, our courses give such a great set of transferable management skills that your time with us will be fruitful no matter what career path you may choose in the future, but do not take it from me listen to one of our alumni (see: David Meade - video to the right).
I hope to see you soon at one of our campuses. Whether you join us to study as an undergraduate, a postgraduate or a doctorate student, or even if you are a researcher seeking to collaborate with us, know that you do not just join a department but a family of scholars and educators and a team passionate to help you ensure your future success.