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Course snapshot Our Hospitality with Events Management foundation degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will provide you with the industry know-how to develop a career in hospitality with a specific focus on event hospitality. Who’s the course for? The course will appeal to students who are keen to develop key hospitality management skills, coupled with a complementary awareness of events provision and management. Why should I study the course?
- WORK PLACEMENT – Experience the industry first-hand on a paid 12-month placement, with opportunities to work around the world
- PRACTICAL APPLICATION – Hone your skills in a practical environment by working in our award-winning training restaurants
- SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES – Gain specialist knowledge through your own research project and a variety of optional modules such as gastronomy or sustainability
- INDUSTRY APPROVED – Get additional industry recognition by graduating with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality
- Specialist event organisation
- Hotel management
- Business centre management
- Conference and exhibition venues
- Accommodation management
- Events Industry in Context
- Food, Beverage and Accommodation Applications
- Hospitality and Tourism Business Principles
- People and Organisations
- The Hospitality and Event Customer Experience
- Employability Enhancement
- Dynamics of Business Events
- Human Resources for Hospitality Managers
- Management of Food and Beverage Operations
- Marketing Communications for Hospitality
- Operational Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
- Hospitality Investigations
- Managing Pub and Bar Operations
- Stadium and Arena Management
- Training and Development Skills for Managers
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 – 55%
- Practical assessment – 37%
- Written examination – 8%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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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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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
|UCAS Tariff||56 points||Level 3 qualifications are accepted at UCB for entrance, a minimum of 96 UCAS Tariff points will be required. If you are unsure if your qualification is accepted call us on 0121 604 1040 or email [email protected]|
|A level||CD||UCB will accept A Level in General Studies for this course and will also take into consideration applicants who are studying an extended project.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||This can be achieved from either an Extended Diploma or a combination of smaller BTEC qualifications.|
|Access to HE Diploma||You will need a minimum of 56 UCAS Tariff points|
|Scottish Higher||You will need a minimum of 56 UCAS Tariff points|
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|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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