Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: NCG

Tourism and Events Management

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Course summary

This Tourism and Event Management degree will help you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the global tourism and events industry. You will learn about cultures, lifestyles and economies across the world and develop employability skills to navigate the industry within different countries. You will gain the practical management skills you need to manage and market a range of tourism and events businesses and benefit from close working links with local industry, including Hays Business Travel, 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 events management degree could be perfect for you. You will collaborate extensively with the local tourism and events 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 venues. After successfully completing the FdA Tourism and Event Management degree you may choose to progress to the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality 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, Hays Travel and Jet2.plc.

Course details

Modules

Year One: Contemporary Tourism and Events • Marketing and Social Media •Business Development in Tourism and Events • Core Concepts of Event Planning • Academic Study Skills • Work Related Learning • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning. Year Two: • Sustainability in Tourism and Events • Introduction to Research Methods • Leadership and Motivation • Event Planning Project • Professional Development • Work-Based Learning.

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 and verbal assignments • Project work • Portfolio of work • Work placement assessment • Work-based project.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N890
Institution code:
N23
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Tourism and Events Management at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS