Hospitality Management at University of Essex - UCAS

Course summary

A world of opportunities is waiting for you. Graduates of this programme could go onto careers in the UK or overseas in hotels, restaurants, spas, cruise ships, airlines, events and visitor attractions. The course includes an integrated work experience placement in Wivenhoe House, a 4* country house hotel on Essex’s Colchester campus. With a student experience unlike any other, it may come as no surprise that the Edge Hotel School is ranked 4th for student satisfaction and 7th in the UK for Tourism, Transport and Travel (Complete University Guide, 2023). After completing the FdA you will have the opportunity, subject to satisfactory performance, to continue with your studies and finish with a BA degree. This course is not suitable if you need a Student Visa to study in the UK. At Essex you will gain the knowledge and industry connections to launch your career in hospitality management. You will develop your hospitality skills and business management understanding to open up a world of opportunities in this growing industry. You will study topics including:

  • Change management and hospitality business innovation
  • Gastronomy and food trends
  • Finance and macro-economics
  • Event planning and venue management
  • Human resources management
  • Digital marketing
The Edge Hotel School experience is unlike any other student experience, where you will have the best of both worlds. Not only will you graduate from a well-renowned university - you will develop your industry knowledge and professional skills by gaining valuable experience in Wivenhoe House, a fully-commercial 4* hotel alongside your studies.

Modules

Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
N887
Institution code:
E70
Campus name:
Colchester Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition all applicants require GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). The Edge Hotel School accepts a wide range of qualifications from applicants, including the International Baccalaureate. The information above is for guidance only. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry criteria, please get in touch for advice. All applicants must be aged 18 or over at the point of registration.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.essex.ac.uk/undergraduate/applying-to-essex


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £18585 Year 1
International £18585 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2023-24 entry. Fees may increase for each academic intake and each academic year of study.
Hospitality Management at University of Essex - UCAS