Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Course summary

This Tourism and Hospitality Management degree will help you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the global tourism and hospitality industry. You will learn about cultures, lifestyles and economies across the world and develop skills to navigate the industry within different countries. You will gain the practical management tools you need to manage and market a range of tourism and hospitality businesses and benefit from close working links with local industry, including Hays Business Travel, NGI, ACAS and Northumbrian Water at Kielder. If you have a passion for people, enjoy experiencing different cultures and want to combine work and travel, this tourism and hospitality management degree could be perfect for you. You will collaborate extensively with the local hospitality and tourism industry thanks to the University Centre’s strong links. In your first year, you will undertake a work placement of around 60 hours and work alongside a tourist venue to complete a work-based project in your second year. You will also benefit from guest speakers and visits to local tourist destinations. After successfully completing the FdA Tourism and Hospitality Management degree you may choose to progress to the BA (Hons) Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-Up) with Newcastle College University Centre. Alternatively, you will be able to enter lower level management roles within industry. Our alumni have secured roles with local companies including Copthorne Hotel Newcastle, Little Haven Hotel, DFDS and Hays Travel.

Course details


Year One: • An introduction to Tourism and Hospitality • Tourism and Hospitality Business Development • Customer Relationship • Destination Management • Developing Manager • Personal Development (option) • Recognition of Prior Learning (option) • Academic Study Skills • Work Related Learning. Year 2: • Conference and Events • Marketing and Social Media • Leadership and Management • Commercial Business Performance • Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism • Professional development 2 • Work based learning 2

Assessment method

Students are taught through • Lectures • Seminars • Practical sessions • Workshops • Guest lectures • Group work • Independent study • Work placement • Work-based project. Students are assessed through • Written assignments • Project work • Portfolio of work • Work placement assessment • Work-based project.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Tourism and Hospitality Management at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS