This course is accredited by the University of Warwick OVERVIEW The hospitality sector is becoming increasingly reliant on international visitors and partnering with the tourism industry. If you already have a background within these areas, our International Hospitality and Tourism Management top-up degree will sharpen your business skills and help you become an expert in tailoring hospitality services for visitors from around the world. Designed for anyone who has already studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this hospitality and tourism top-up course will extend your knowledge by examining how businesses in these sectors work together, taking a strategic look at the future of the industries and how to develop a business that can respond to change. You will also have the opportunity to develop a specialism relevant to your interests and career aims through our variety of optional modules, exploring areas ranging from change management to global expansion. University College Birmingham has outstanding links with the tourism and hospitality industries to support and enrich your studies. We are a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, while this top-up course is also accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Specialise your studies – Develop specialist knowledge through your own research project and a variety of optional modules
- Industry approved – Gain professional recognition with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality
- Award-winning university – Study at the University of the Year offering the best Student Support in the UK (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022)
- Conference centre manager
- Theme park manager
- Event manager
- Tourist information centre manager
- Hotel manager (small hotel or deputy of larger hotel)
- Marketing executive
- Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course
- Independent Research Project
- Strategic Financial Management
- Strategic Change Management
- Business Process Improvement
- Tourism Trends and Futures
Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk TEACHING Example of a typical teaching week (up to 12 contact hours):
- Large group teaching – 4 hours
- Smaller group teaching – 5 hours
- Tutorials – 2 hours
- Field trips and visits
- Coursework – 88%
- Practical assessment – 12%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Hospitality, Institute of
- Travel and Tourism, Institute of
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All non-EU international students can apply directly via our online application forms: https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/direct-application/intro Undergraduate applicants can also apply via UCAS, if they wish to apply to more than one university. The International Admissions team aim to respond to any new application made directly via the online application form within 10 working days of receipt. However, this can vary during peak application periods (particularly January-March) or if the team require additional information to process your application. Applicants who apply to transfer to University College Birmingham on to a second year or final year of a course will have their previous course matched for entry. Each application is considered individually and careful consideration is given to all information on your application form. We may also need to contact you regarding your immigration status or previous studies in the UK.
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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Support for Students - https://www.ucb.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/scholarships-and-waivers/ Academic Excellence Scholarship - https://www.ucb.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/scholarships-and-waivers/academic-excellence-scholarship/ Sporting Excellence Scholarship - https://www.ucb.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/scholarships-and-waivers/sporting-excellence-scholarship/
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