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Are you ready for a life-changing experience?

Apply to be one of the next 100 students to take advantage of our two-year accelerated hospitality degree courses.

BA (Hons) Hotel Management

Gain experience in all departments of a real 4* hotel and undertake Duty Manager shifts so you're prepared for a management role upon graduation.

BA (Hons) Events Management with Hospitality

Gain experience in the busy Conference and Events department in our 4* hotel with over 300 annual events including weddings, parties and corporate functions.

Graduate from the University of Essex, a top 30 University* and get guaranteed accommodation for the duration of your course.

We have outstanding connections within the hospitality and events industries and create opportunities for you to get to know them.

Our rigorous and unique educational approach will accelerate your career in the hospitality or events industry.


Are you the ONE?

Apply early for your course and you could be selected to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime Professional Development Experience with a top London hotel.

This is your chance to stay in a prestigious hotel while gaining real practical experience shadowing the management team and staff. Taking place in the first year of your degree, all your expenses for the Professional Development Experience will be covered so you can focus on taking advantage of the amazing opportunity to further your career prospects.

To be considered for a Professional Development Experience you must apply for your course by the deadline dates below.


February 2018 Hotel Management applicantsApply for your course by 15 January 2018 to be in with a chance of being selected for a Professional Development Opportunity
September 2018 Hotel Management and Events Management with Hospitality ApplicantsApply for your course by 15 January 2018 to be in with a chance of being selected for a Professional Development Opportunity


Professional Development Experience Terms and Conditions | PDF

*University of Essex is in the top 30 of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017