This course is primarily designed for face to face learning with you attending your lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the Campus is closed TEC Partnership will continue to deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted with some lessons happening in small groups and others happening using online sessions and support. The events industry is one of the most exciting and dynamic industries not just in the UK but worldwide. The events industry along with the tourism industry is of vital importance to the local North East Lincolnshire economy with visitor numbers of five million generating over £200 million to the local economy. It’s a multi-disciplinary industry centred round the seaside town of Cleethorpes and beyond. Incorporating coast and countryside. This industry is eager to employ qualified individuals that can demonstrate a capacity for management. This Foundation Degree has been developed through consultation with local, national and international employers and has been specifically designed with the needs of the local and national industry in mind. The programme focuses on developing practical skills that will enable students to achieve both career goals and personal goals in particular the opportunity to progress to the BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up degree at UCG. The aims of the programme are to enable the students to enter the dynamic and ever growing events industry, equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge, at management level. The team have looked at the major issues and changes that have impacted upon the events industry, especially within the UK but at an international level as well. We have developed close links with the NELC’s tourism and events team, and this is reflected within the development of the programme, along with many tourism-based organisations locally and internationally. These links will be utilised through guest lectures and other opportunities locally. Students will gain a knowledge and critical understanding of the well-established principles of Business Management within a Tourism and Business context including the concepts and principles needed in the workplace at management level.
In this programme students will develop the skills that future tourism managers will need to develop their own businesses or organisations that they work for including digital-marketing, financial management, tourism planning and regeneration seaside, coastal and rural tourism management special interest tourism and how this relates to the modern tourism industry locally, nationally and internationally.
The assessment is a mixture of practical and academic work which includes individual or group reports, essays or individual or group presentations amongst other methods.
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
TEC Partnership recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact TEC Partnership's admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.
An interview will be required for those with non-comparable tourism/event led qualifications. The Institute encourages applications from those who lack formal academic qualifications. All such applicants will be set an essay (1,500 words) which will be assessed and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£8500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University Centre Grimsby
Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
Nuns Corner Campus
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