This one-year conversion programme provides an opportunity for students who have successfully completed an ordinary degree (level 7 – NFQ) or honours degree (level 8 – NFQ) in a different discipline to attain an honours degree (level 8 – NFQ) equivalent in a further single year of studies. The individual modules run in conjunction with existing modules on our degree programmes. The offering of the Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management programme further develops the learners’ key skills, their strategic ability and introduces learners to the hospitality management discipline. The three-month industry placement forms an integral part of this programme. What are my Career Opportunities This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain employment in challenging positions within the hotel and restaurant sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions in the world’s finest hotels, bars, restaurants, resorts and also overseeing special events and business conventions. There are also graduate opportunities in consultancy, research and further education.