Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management (Events Production Management)

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Course summary

The Level 5 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 and take the opportunity to specialise in the Events Production sector.. 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. 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. A feature of the course allows the opportunity to personalise studies through a variety of specialist vocational options. This is intended to developing students’ learning and experiences through involvement in practical projects and activities:

  • Events Production Management - planning activities to meet the needs of partners within associated events, conferencing and banqueting sectors
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 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 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator - the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website 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:

  • Events Production Management


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

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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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: [email protected]

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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

Unistats information

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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
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College's International Office before submitting an application at: [email protected] Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management (Events Production Management) at Nottingham College - UCAS