Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management at Nottingham College - UCAS

Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management

Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

Course summary

The new Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management course is designed for people who are looking to progress to a management career in the hospitality and tourism-related industries. About the course This Foundation Degree is designed to provide the academic and vocational skills for a career within the hospitality and tourism industries. Academic and vocational skills development is essential preparation for progression to either higher level study or the world of work. With its strong practical emphasis, you’ll develop a broad range of skills and an understanding of the global hospitality and visitor economy industries. In summary, the course is designed to:

  • give an overview of the hospitality and visitor economy industry and provide the underpinning knowledge necessary to operate effectively within the industry
  • develop a range of skills to enable progression into either a managerial position in the hospitality and visitor economy sector or onto an Honours Degree level course.
All of our lecturers have excellent, in-depth industrial knowledge and experience. We have long-standing links with local, national and international companies. A five-month industrial placement gives first-hand work experience. Students can visit a wide range of establishments worldwide, or find their chosen placement closer to home. There are opportunities to attend study tours abroad - most recently to BSG Interns in Florida - as well as a programme of local and national visits. Year 1 modules include:
  • Developing Research Skills
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy Operations
  • Employability Enhancement
  • Marketing and Exploring the Customer Experience
  • Sector Operational Development (including placement)
Year 2 core modules include:
  • Employee and Organisations Interface
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy Business Principles
  • Management Techniques and Employability Development
  • Research Project
  • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Subject options include: (please select one option in 'Further Details' on UCAS apply)
  • Culinary Product Development (Please use code CUL)
  • Events Production Management (Please use code EVE)
  • Hospitality Management for Hotels, Restaurants and the Licenced Trade (Please use code HOT)
  • Visitor Attraction Management (Please use code VIS)
Assessment Assignments are industry-focused to develop the relevant skills of managing tasks and solving problems. Most modules are either individual or group assignments, some of which can be practical, using local industry contacts. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we've put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it's really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator - the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk for more information. Your career and progression Following this course, there is a wide range of career opportunities within the industry, or you could continue study with our BA (Hons) Service Sector Management Top-up degree, or another similar top-up degree. Recent graduates have gone on to successful careers with organisations such as: De Vere Hotels, The National Trust, London’s Sketch restaurant and Valor Hotels (which includes the Crowne Plaza, Doubletree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands) amongst many others.

Course details

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Culinary Product Development
  • Events Production Management
  • Hotels, Restaurants and the Licensed Trade
  • Visitor Attraction Management

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

  • Developing Research Skills
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy Operations
  • Employability Enhancement
  • Marketing and Exploring the Customer Experience
  • Sector Operational Development (including placement)
Year 2 modules include:
  • People and Organisation Interface
  • Hospitality and Visitor Economy Business Principles
  • Management Techniques and Employability Development
  • Research Project
  • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Subject options include (please select one when applying on UCAS :
  • Culinary Product Development
  • Events Production Management
  • Hospitality Management for Hotels, Restaurants and the Licenced Trade
- Visitor Attraction Management

Assessment method

Assignments are industry focused to develop the relevant skills of managing tasks and solving problems. Most modules are either individual or group assignments, some of which can be practical, using local industry contacts.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeHVE2
Institution code N30
Campus nameCity (Adams)
Campus codeC

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants from outside the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) are advised to contact our International Office for advice and information before submitting their UCAS application. Please call +44 (0) 115 838 0527 or email: international@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level a minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma An overall Pass grade

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
International £9500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

International fees for 2020-21 have not yet been confirmed. The sum quoted of £9,500 is intended to be indicative only. Please check on the College website or contact our International Office for further information.
Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management at Nottingham College - UCAS