Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

Service Sector Management Top-up

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Course summary

The service sector is fiercely competitive at management level. In the context of this programme, service sector management includes: hospitality management; travel; tourism and leisure management; events management; aviation management; and licensed retail management.The main aim of this programme is to enhance your management skills and understanding of the importance of effective business management within the sector. It's been developed to meet the needs of students who have already gained a Foundation Degree, HND, HCIMA diploma, or similar and wish to continue their study to BA (Hons) degree level. About the course The course allows you to study organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate, as well as preparing for a career in service sector management. The course places a strong emphasis on getting you ready for the workplace and your career ahead. You'll develop the skills that employers are looking for in their management graduates ranging from presentation skills, report writing, problem solving to analytical skills. Core modules include: -Developing Business Skills and Research -Human Resource and Personal Development Management -Marketing Planning for Services -Strategic Business Environment -Research project -Strategic Revenue Management The course recognises the need for developing skills featuring initiative, accepting personal responsibility, and complex decision-making; providing a foundation of qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment or further education at postgraduate level. Assessment A variety of methods provide opportunities to personalise your studies and demonstrate your strengths. There is a strong focus on the vocational nature of this course by using live project work and industry-based assignments including consultancy reports, marketing planning, recruitment and selection planning, computer-generated accountancy reports and a personal case study to help you plan for your career development. An individual Research project and participation in an Undergraduate Conference seminar are essential features of this programme. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - - for more information. Your career and progression At the end of the course, you will have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the service sector where there is a wide range of career opportunities. Our graduates have gone on to work with employers such as East Midlands Airport, CenterParcs, De Vere Hotels, The Yardstick Agency, Mitchells and Butlers, Pub People Company, Thoresby Park, Grosvenor Casinos and Valor Hotels (which includes the Crowne Plaza, Doubletree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inns brands). Some graduates choose to venture into other business sectors and are equally successful in gaining employment through the transferable skills gained on the course. Alternatively, you may wish to pursue further study with a postgraduate or teacher training qualification.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants from outside the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) are advised to contact our International Office for advice and information before submitting their UCAS application. Please call +44 (0) 115 838 0527 or email: [email protected]

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should possess (or expect to achieve) one of the following in a related-subject area: Foundation degree (FdA); Higher National Diploma (HND) or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE). You should have relevant industrial experience. Mature applicants with significant professional experience and a higher-level qualification are welcome to apply.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.


Applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College's International Office before submitting an application at: [email protected] Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Service Sector Management Top-up at Nottingham College - UCAS