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Course snapshot Our International Hospitality Business Management foundation degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will provide you with a wide range of opportunities to work at management level in world-class hotels, country clubs, theme parks, leisure centres, exhibition venues and catering services. Year 2 is a work placement year, when you will be able to put your theoretical learning into practice and boost your future job opportunities. We will offer you plenty of support to find the right placement. Who’s the course for? If you are good with people, business-minded and hard-working, a career in hospitality business management is a great option. Why should I study the course?
- WORK PLACEMENT – Gain a wealth of industry experience on a paid 12-month placement, with opportunities available throughout the UK, Europe and around the globe
- SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES – Choose from a range of optional modules to suit your career aims, from Gastronomy to Sustainability or Events Planning
- PRACTICAL APPLICATION – Put your hospitality training into practice by working in our award-winning restaurants on campus
- INDUSTRY APPROVED – Our course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, giving you additional professional recognition when you graduate
- Conference and exhibition management
- Hotel management
- Food services management
- Resort and property management
- Travel services
- Food, Beverage and Hospitality Studies
- Hospitality and Tourism Business Principles
- People and Organisations
- Rooms Division Systems
- The Hospitality and Tourism Customer Experience
- Employability Enhancement
- Hospitality Investigations
- Human Resources for Hospitality Managers
- Management of Food and Beverage Operations
- Marketing Communications for Hospitality
- Operational Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
- Rooms Revenue Management
- Events Planning
- Managing Pub and Bar Operations
- Sustainability in Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Note: Indicative information only – actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Teaching Example of a typical teaching week (up to 18 contact hours):
- Large group teaching – 6 hours
- Smaller group teaching – 7 hours
- Tutorials – 2 hours
- Subject advice sessions – 2 hours
- Industrial placement tutorial – 1 hour
- Coursework – 58%
- Practical assessment – 34%
- Written examination – 8%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Hospitality, Institute of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Non-tariff: Non-UCAS Tariff based Level 3 qualifications are also considered for entry please contact [email protected] to check your eligibility. Work-based: We also give equal consideration to applicants who are currently in work and wish to apply to UCB. To apply, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, demonstrating management or supervisory duties. Your application must also include a reference from your line manager supporting your entry to higher education. For further details please contact Admissions. Students who are studying a mixture of qualifications will receive an offer that will be inclusive of all Level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||BA/BSc - Minimum 170 with no less than 160 in any skill FdA/FdSc - Minimum 160 with no less than 150 in any skill|
|IELTS (Academic)||BA/BSc - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each component|
|Institution's Own Test||BA/BSc - Overall score of B2 with no less than B2- in in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of B2- with no less than B1+ in in each component|
To apply for all undergraduate degrees, if your first language is not English, you will need to sit an approved test in English.
UCB English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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