Program Overview | American Hotel Academy

Pending to eligibility, students can choose between one of the three study modes below.

3 Years Full Time – EU nationals

3 Years Full Time
Year I Year II Year III
Fundamentals of Hospitality
7 months
Paid Internship
4 months
Operations Management
7 months
Paid Internship
4 months
Strategic Business Management
9 months
Diploma – Hotel Director
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hotel Business Management

Duration: 3 years (6 academic semesters + 2 industry placements)
Intakes: October
Accreditation: ANC (National Authority for Qualifications), Manchester Metropolitan University.
Internships: 2 mandatory internships, 4 months each.
Concentrations: Marketing Management, Events Management.

4 Years Sandwich – EU nationals

4 Years Sandwich
Year I Year II Year III Year IV
Fundamentals of Hospitality
7 months
Paid Internship
4 months
Operations Management
7 months
Paid Internship
12 months
Strategic Business Management
9 months
Diploma – Hotel Director
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hotel Business Management

Duration: 4 years (6 academic semesters + 2 industry placements)
Intakes: October
Accreditation: ANC (National Authority for Qualifications), Manchester Metropolitan University.
Internships: 2 mandatory internships: first placement – 4 months, second placement – 12 months
Concentrations: Marketing & Sales, HR, Events Management, Culinary Business Management.

3 Years Modular – All nationalities

3 Years Modular
Diploma Module BA – top up – module
Fundamentals of Hospitality
+
Operations Management
+
Internship (700 hours)
14 months
Paid Internship
6 – 12 months
Strategic Business Management
9 months
Diploma – Hotel Director
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Hotel Business Management

Duration: 3 years (8 academic terms + 2 industry placements)
3 days / week in school, 2 days / week internship during the diploma module.
Intakes:  October.
Accreditation: ANC (National Authority for Qualifications), Manchester Metropolitan University.
Internships: 2 mandatory internships: first placement – 700 hours during diploma module, second placement: 6 – 12 months.