Tourism and Hospitality Management with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Tourism and Hospitality Management with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Tourism and hospitality is a large expansive industry. It supports millions of jobs in England and is worth billions to the UK economy. The Tourism & Hospitality Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons) course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in this exciting industry. The strength of the course lies in preparing students, who are unable to follow the more traditional route onto a degree course in Tourism & Hospitality Management. The Tourism & Hospitality Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons) begins with an introduction to the world of business with a strong focus on management, business communications and marketing in a global context. The initial foundation year creates opportunities for you to develop vital business skills and to put theory, both traditional and contemporary, into practice with real-world scenarios as well as preparing you for study at undergraduate degree level. Students who successfully complete their foundation year will then progress onto the Tourism & Hospitality Management BA (Hons). This industry is fast paced and challenging, requiring flexible, hardworking and determined individuals to head the evolving industry. Working in this industry opens up the possibility of exciting working conditions, meeting people from all cultures and using creativity to solve problems in your day-to-day activities. Students who study the Tourism & Hospitality Management BA (Hons) degree can benefit from varied career prospects. This course incorporates general business and management principles, so you could progress into the hotel industry, events management, travel operations and many more.


In the foundation – year one, the main study themes are: • Business Communications • Management Skills • Marketing for Business • Global Business During the Tourism and Hospitality Management degree part of the course, the main study themes are: Year Two • Understanding the Global Hospitality and Tourism Industries • Hospitality Operations • Marketing and Financial Management in Hospitality and Tourism • Tourism Geographies Year Three • Human Resource Management in Tourism and Hospitality • Sustainable Tourism and Destination Management • Strategic Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism • Crisis Management and the Impact on the Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry Final Year • Emerging Issues in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry • Strategic Business Impact • Event Management for Tourism and Hospitality • Investigative Project in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not have Level 3 (A-level or equivalent) qualifications. We can considered on an individual basis provided that you have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including English and Mathematics plus two years relevant work experience. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and Personal statement that outlines your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

This course with foundation year is not currently available to international students. If you do not meet the entry requirements to directly join year 1 of the degree, please take a look at our International Pathways Programme for additional options.
Tourism and Hospitality Management with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS