Hotel and Hospitality Management

FIVE STAR HOTEL,    FIVE-STAR TRAINING.

We are surrounded by hospitality and customer service skills every day, but what makes an excellent customer experience?  The people who deliver it!   

Our Hotel and Hospitality Management degree provides the only opportunity in the UK to learn whilst gaining practical experience within a five-star hotel.  The South Wales Business School will teach you how to hone your skills and passion for all aspects of hospitality, both through your work-based learning at the Celtic Manor Resort and through academic learning at our Newport campus. 





Why study Hotel and Hospitality Management?

Stand out to employers

Students on our hotel and hospitality course will not only learn about the fundamentals of the hospitality industry, they will also develop practical and professional skills – providing the foundations for a successful career.   

A five-star resort on your CV can help to get your foot through the door of a wide range of employers as it highlights the high standard of your work-based learning experiences.  As our course aims to make hospitality practices more sustainable, our students enter industry as sustainability champions with the skills and knowledge to be able to lead the way in making the hospitality industry greener. 


Five-Star Placements

Throughout the course, you will have practical work experience at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort, where you will gain a wide variety of skills that are required at operational, supervisory and management levels in the hospitality industry - ranging from rooms division, food and beverage and conference and banqueting.  

As well as time at Celtic Manor Resort during term time, you will also be encouraged to seek summer work either at smaller boutique establishments or with other hotel and hospitality providers in the UK and internationally. 

By working and learning in a five-star environment you will gain invaluable knowledge from industry experts who will train you in customer service excellence and teach you industry best practices. 


Only UK degree with five-star work-based learning opportunities

USW's Hotel and Hospitality course is the only degree in the UK that is run in conjunction with a five-star hotel and resort.

This unique collaboration with the Celtic Manor Resort means you are taught top-tier, on-the-job hospitality and customer service skills which are supported by classroom-based academic theories and practices.  This opportunity helps you to make industry contacts and develop both professional and hospitality management skills.




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Hotel and Hospitality Management course

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BA (Hons) Hotel and Hospitality Management


Built on the principles of ‘real world learning’, this is the only hotel and hospitality management degree in the UK that is run in conjunction with a five-star hotel. 

Through a combination of classroom-based learning and practical experience, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of every aspect of the hotel business, as well as exposure to the workings of a five-star venue. 

You will have the opportunity to develop practical and professional skills from the ground up, and be given exposure to industry experts from all areas of the hotel and hospitality industry, on-the-job training, interactive workshops and individual coaching sessions.


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