University of East London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Hospitality Management

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Course summary

Working in the hospitality industry is all about giving people a truly memorable experience. Running a great restaurant, maintaining a beautiful hotel or putting on the best club nights makes for a rewarding and challenging career. Our BA Hospitality Management degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in a growth industry that employs approximately 1.9 million people in the UK alone. UEL is conveniently located a short walk away from London City Airport and some of the capital’s most famous venues – including the Excel Centre and O2 Arena – and learning in London gives you access to some of the best hotels, restaurants and attractions in the world. The course is designed to give you a great head-start in your career; it is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and you’ll enjoy placements and guest lectures held with industry leaders across the capital. You’ll have a choice to study the core BA, or one of two targeted pathways – International Hospitality Management and Hospitality Entrepreneur – that allow you to focus on the global hospitality sector or entrepreneurship in the hospitality industry.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Tourism and Hospitality: Concepts and Approaches (Keystone) People, Organisations and Management Service Sector Marketing: Principles and Practices The Business Environment for Hospitality, Tourism and Events Year 2: Hospitality Management and Service Delivery Finance for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Food and Beverage Management Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Service Sector Research Methods Understanding Tourism, Hospitality and Event Experiences E-Business and Web Design (option) Managing the Impacts and Implications of Events (option) Destination Marketing (option) Social Media Communications in the Service Sector (option) Celebration, Ritual and Culture in the Events Industry (option) Work based project via student internship (option) Year 3: Research Project OR Consultancy Project OR Enterprise Project (Capstone) Innovation and Enterprise in the Service Sector Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) Sport and Event Tourism Food, Society and Culture Visual Merchandising and Psychology (option) Gastronomy (option) Financial and Revenue Management (option)

Assessment method

Assessment will be based on practical and vocational skills as well theoretical knowledge. As a result you will be assessed through a variety of methods, ensuring different aspects of your skill set are acknowledged and rewarded – these methods include; coursework, essays, examinations, industry-related practice, presentations, project work, practical reports, portfolio development and group work. The variety of assessment techniques also ensures you are exposed to different ways of working that will be useful in your future career; keeping a portfolio and working on projects are natural ways of working in industry that will be encouraged during your studies.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13320 Year 1
International £13320 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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