Located at our Ambleside Campus, in the heart of the Lake District, your learning experience is embedded into one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Aimed at existing industry professionals seeking to optimise their career potential, our PG Certificate in Tourism Management allows you to build your subject knowledge and management capabilities by studying 3 key areas including Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Destination Marketing, and Managing the Visitor Experience. Course Overview The course provides you with the opportunity to enhance and extend your existing knowledge and expertise by focusing on the critical areas of success in the tourism industry. Each module provides you with a ‘toolkit’ for modelling what successful tourism sector provision looks like in this highly diverse industry with multiple stakeholders and widely differing agendas. Balance work and study with our flexible study options. On this course you will...
- Develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry.
- Generate new ideas and accept accountability for decision making.
- Appraise the value of tourism theory in a real-world context.
- Develop the skills needed to shape change within your sector of the tourism industry.
- Enhance your employability, career potential and personal effectiveness.
- Tourism Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Destination Marketing
- Managing the Visitor Experience
You will be assessed on your achievement of the programme learning outcomes, which, in turn, are achieved by meeting the learning outcomes of the modules. The assessment of the programme learning outcomes will therefore be achieved by assessment at the module level. Selection of the methods for assessment will be determined by the requirements of each individual module and the rationale for selection of those methods will be left to the module specifications. A key aspect of the programme is that you are able to convert your learning by critically reflecting on practice and experience, in line with the QAA benchmark statements. This is achieved through both formative and summative reflection throughout the programme. You are expected to be able to demonstrate a range of cognitive and intellectual skills together with techniques specific to business management. You should also be able to demonstrate relevant personal and interpersonal skills. A variety of assessment methods are used to ensure you have achieved the outcomes related to knowledge and understanding, including: Essays Exams Portfolios Case Studies Reports Presentations (Oral and Posters) Assignments Dissertation
1st or 2nd class honours degree, or an equivalent international qualification.
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