Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This unique course is taught in partnership with Alton Towers Resort, part of the World renowned Merlin Group. It includes 20 weeks paid work experience, and the opportunity to top up to a BA (Hons) degree in your third year. The visitor attractions sector is experiencing tremendous growth both in the UK and overseas, with the most notable increase being in visits made to family attractions. According to VisitEngland (2016), staffing levels within leisure/theme parks are anticipated to increase to meet this growing demand. So, if you’re looking to establish a career in visitor attractions that growth is great news. But if you’d like to give yourself an edge when it comes to seeking employment, our Foundation Degree in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management, developed in partnership with Alton Towers Resort, could be for you. As part of the course, you will complete a 20-week, paid work placement with Alton Towers, allowing you to combine work and study in a truly unique learning environment. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: FdA Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Work placements Alton Towers Resort.
Year 1 (Core) Professional Skills in the Workplace Managing the Customer Experience Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Operations Conference and Event Management Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Business Environment Human Resource Management Hospitality and Hotel Management Placement 1 Year 2 (Core) Business Development and Sales Management Current Issues in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Understanding Legal Liability in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Finance and Revenue Management in the Leisure Industry Leadership and Change Management Marketing and Digital Communications Strategic Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Placement 2
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|