OVERVIEW If you aspire to manage tourist attractions, hotels and resorts, or if you want to work in travel consultancy, our Hospitality and Tourism Management foundation degree course can open the door for you to enter a variety of sought-after careers in these sectors. As the hospitality industry increasingly focuses on international visitors and partnering with the tourism industry, there is a huge demand in the UK and overseas for managers who understand both sectors and know how to tailor hospitality services for visitors from around the world. Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, our course will give you a strong foundation of knowledge and skills for the industry before putting your learning into practice in the real world on a 12-month paid work placement, with exciting opportunities in the UK, USA, Canada, Hong Kong and elsewhere. This hospitality and tourism course will help you start forging your career through studying a range of specialist subjects. Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will have further opportunities to hone your hospitality management skills on campus in our award-winning restaurant facilities. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Work placement – Arm yourself with invaluable work experience through a 12-month paid work placement, with opportunities to work across the globe
- Specialise your studies – Develop specialist knowledge through a wide range of optional modules including pub operations and sustainability
- Industry approved – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence and gain professional recognition with a qualification accredited by the Institute of Hospitality
- Team Scotland Partnership – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes
- Tourism officer
- Tour manager
- Conference centre manager
- Theme park manager
- Travel agency manager
- Tourist information centre manager
- Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course
- Food, Beverage and Accommodation Applications
- Hospitality and Tourism Business Principles
- People and Organisations
- Employability Enhancement
- The Hospitality and Tourism Customer Experience
- Travel Geography
- People Management for Hospitality Managers
- International Travel Operations
- Marketing Communications for Hospitality
- Operational Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
- Rooms Revenue Management
- Hospitality Investigations
- Events Planning
- Managing Pub and Bar Operations
- Training and Development Skills for Managers
- Sustainability in Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk ASSESSMENT Estimated breakdown of assessment for this degree course:
- Coursework – 68%
- Practical assessment – 24%
- Written examination – 8%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Hospitality, Institute of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
Non-tariff: Non-UCAS Tariff based Level 3 qualifications are also considered for entry please contact [email protected] to check your eligibility. Work-based: We also give equal consideration to applicants who are currently in work and wish to apply to UCB. To apply, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, demonstrating management or supervisory duties. Your application must also include a reference from your line manager supporting your entry to higher education. For further details please contact Admissions. Students who are studying a mixture of qualifications will receive an offer that will be inclusive of all Level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||BA/BSc - Minimum 170 with no less than 160 in any skill FdA/FdSc - Minimum 160 with no less than 150 in any skill|
|IELTS (Academic)||BA/BSc - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each component|
|Institution's Own Test||BA/BSc - Overall score of B2 with no less than B2- in in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of B2- with no less than B1+ in in each component|
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UCB English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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