Foundation Year - helping you to achieve more Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year. A Hospitality Management degree for people who want to lead and shape the future of the hospitality industry. We'll help you grow into a business-savvy, innovative thinker who also puts sustainability at the heart of their decision-making. This programme is part of our Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, which has been awarded the prestigious International Centre of Excellence (ICE) in Tourism and Hospitality accreditation Why choose this course? Events, Hospitality and Tourism Management at Derby is ranked Top 3 in the Guardian University Guide 2023. Designed to give you the management and operational skills needed to succeed in the hospitality industry of the 2020s and beyond. We have a track record of running successful hospitality management degrees, and now we've updated our curriculum to be even more relevant to the industry today. Is this course for you? You'll cover the full range of modern-day hospitality management and business management skills. You'll learn to problem-solve and adapt to changing external environments, create innovative hospitality 'concepts' and customer experiences while considering sustainability, and plan, manage and evaluate projects. You'll also use digital technology throughout the course. How you will learn You will build up your knowledge and skills through learning activities like lectures delivered by our tutors and guest speakers, seminars and tutorials, practical projects, fieldtrips, placements, networking and mentoring opportunities. Opportunities and experiences Throughout the course you'll be asked to complete a wide range of tasks and activities that a hospitality manager might do, so you build up practical experience and can apply what you're learning. For example, you might be asked to design and deliver a hospitality experience for a specific customer group, research and analyse future trends, create a video to promote a customer experience package, design a new menu, or develop and pitch business proposals. Careers and employability You'll graduate from this degree as a confident and creative hospitality specialist with strong business acumen and great awareness of the wider visitor economy. You’ll be well-suited to a range of roles in the hospitality, event or tourism sectors, as well as allied industries such as marketing, PR or HR. Several years into your career, we think you'll be leading, inspiring and shaping the future of the visitor economy. Did you know? We also offer this course: -With a Placement Year
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IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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