Hospitality Management & Food Science

The Short Course in Hospitality Management & Food Science provides in depth understanding of business and management as applied to Food & Hospitality with particular emphasis on managerial and entrepreneurial activities such as hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and event providers.
Students will become aware of the changing social, cultural, economic and political factors, which influence the Tourism & Hospitality industries.
Through its innovative programme including an optional internship after the completion of the 3 months certificate with major hospitality and tourism companies worldwide, students will also explore the impact of learned practices in a range of international contexts.

Intake Dates:
10th of November / January

Modules Offered*:

• Contemporary Hospitality
• Human Resource Management
• Hotel & Resort
• E-Commerce & E-Business
• Culinary Science
Modules maybe subject to change

Course Duration:
• 150 hours (2 months)
• Internship (optional): 3 months

Course structure
Each module holds a weekly 3/6-hour class (total 18 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Language of Instruction: English
Level of Instruction: Undergraduate

(A High-School Diploma or equivalent is required to access this course).
Course Assessment: Group Project and Presentation
Entry Requirements:
* Application form (click here to apply online)
* High-School Diploma
* Résumé / CV
* Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus)
* Photocopy of passport / ID document
* Three passport-sized photographs
* Non-refundable £50 application fee
Maximum Number of Attendees: 30
(In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme)
Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement.*
Intensive English Course (optional): ESE London offers an English Foundation Course, which starts 5-weeks prior to the commencement of the programme's start date. Students can choose to participate in one or more weeks, and may decide to do full or half-day instruction.
Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme.
Application Process: To apply for the course, candidates are required to fill out an online application form and submit a non-refundable application with a fee of £50.00. The online application is available at

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Course Fees

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