Hospitality Management


Hospitality management graduates are highly employable, applying their skills to careers in events, hotel and conference management, sales and business development and forestry and fishing management

Job options

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Accommodation manager
  • Catering manager
  • Event manager
  • Fast food restaurant manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Public house manager
  • Restaurant manager

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • Customer service manager
  • Human resources officer
  • Retail manager
  • Tour manager

Make no mistake as success is not a guarantee. Success requires motivation, devotion and the ability to combine passion, dedication and energy.

What does it mean to join YES AYS Hospitality Management training?

A hospitality degree will give you an in-depth understanding of the structure and operation of the industry and its related sectors. A common thread is a focus on identifying, understanding and responding to the needs of consumers, so as to provide an excellent customer experience.

Other useful transferable skills that are valued by employers, include:

  • analytical, critical and problem-solving skills, developed through researching, evaluating and presenting arguments and data
  • IT skills through the collection, analysis and presentation of information in the form of spreadsheets and databases
  • written communication skills, gained from report and essay writing
  • negotiation and team work skills, developed through working both independently and on group projects
  • leadership and delegation skills, gained through group work
  • the ability to network, developed as a result of discussion and debate with student-peers.

Our Hotel & Restaurant Management Courses will immerse you in the operation of both the front and the back of the house. You’ll explore both traditional and emerging international flavors and build relevant, marketable skills as you study:

  • Culinary Techniques
  • Classical Techniques
  • Merchandising for Food service
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Catering & Event Management
  • Sales & Public Relations
  • Food service Technology & Information
  • Hospitality Industry & Industry Trends
  • Management by Menu
  • Nutrition
  • Purchasing and Controlling Costs
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • World Cuisine
  • A la carte Kitchen
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing
  • Wine and Spirits Management

Our eight-week course will provide you with all of the skills and qualifications you need to get you started in this exciting profession.

What do hospitality management graduates do?

More than 80% of hospitality graduates enter employment within six months of graduation. Popular areas of work include marketing, PR and sales, business management and secretarial roles.

Just over 4% of hospitality graduates go on to further study, or combine study and work. They do this to either specialist in a particular hospitality-related function, or to broaden their opportunities and move into other career areas.

Destination Percentage
Employed 83.8
Further study 2.8
Working and studying 2.6
Unemployed 4.4
Other 6.4

Graduate destinations for hospitality management

Type of work Percentage
Managers 23.9
Retail, catering and bar work 16.3
Marketing, PR and sales 14.7
Secretarial and numerical clerks 11.3
Other 33.8



With a degree in Hospitality Management, graduates have the opportunity to enter into a variety of occupations. If you are interested in becoming a General Manager, you must first determine which industry you would like to enter into, whether it is travel, hotel, restaurant, etc. There is not a high demand for these managers, and individuals may arrive at these positions by climbing the ladder.

Graduates can also pursue a career as an Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Manager. These managers develop, sell, and promote their client’s products and services. The job outlook for this career is looking positive and expected to grow 14 percent in the next ten years.

The average reported starting salary for someone with a degree in Hospitality Management is $34,752 with a mid-career salary of $62,430.