Nottingham College

Service Sector Management BA (Hons) Top-up Nottingham College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Nottingham Trent University

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Course summary

The service sector is fiercely competitive at management level. The main aim of this programme is to enhance your management skills and understanding of the importance of effective business management within the sector. It's been developed to meet the needs of students who have already gained a foundation degree, HND, HCIMA diploma, or similar and wish to continue their study on to BA (Hons) degree level.

About the course

In the context of this programme, service sector management includes: hospitality management; travel; tourism and leisure management; events management; aviation management; and licensed retail management.

The course allows you to study organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate, as well as preparing for a career in service sector management. The course places a strong emphasis on getting you ready for the workplace and your career ahead. You'll develop the skills that employers are looking for in their management graduates ranging from presentation skills, report writing, problem solving to analytical skills.

Core modules include:

  • exploring business skills and research

  • HR management in the service sector

  • marketing strategy for services

  • contemporary issues

  • strategic business environment

  • dissertation

  • project, programme and portfolio management

You'll have the opportunity to attend a variety of local and national visits. You'll also participate in a business project.

Assessment

This course is assessed via individual and group assignments, group presentations, research assignments and examinations. An individual dissertation is an essential part of the course.

Bursaries
We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2019-20 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.

Your career and progression

You may progress on to management positions and graduate management opportunities in a wide range of service sector industries. Our graduates have gone on to work with employers such as Finesse Hotels Group, Mercure Hotels, Center Parcs, Eden Spa, De Vere Hotels Group, Nottingham City Council and Barclays Bank. Alternatively, you may wish to pursue further study with a postgraduate or teacher training qualification.

Course details

Modules

Modules covered include: exploring business skills and research; human resource management in the service sector; marketing strategy for services; contemporary issues; strategic business environment and project management; dissertation; project, programme and portfolio management. The course is assessed via individual and group assignments, group presentations, research assignments and examinations. An individual dissertation is an essential element of the course. This degree is awarded by Nottingham Trent University.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N291
Institution code N30
Campus name City (Adams)
Campus code C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Applicants should possess (or expect to achieve) one of the following in a related-subject area: Foundation degree (FdA); Higher National Diploma (HND) or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE). You should have relevant industrial experience. Mature applicants with significant professional experience and a higher-level qualification are welcome to apply.

Applicants should possess (or expect to achieve) one of the following in a related-subject area: Foundation degree (FdA); Higher National Diploma (HND) or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE). You should have relevant industrial experience. Mature applicants with significant professional experience and a higher-level qualification are welcome to apply.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.

Portfolio

Applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £8,250 Year 1
EU £8,250 Year 1
International £9,500 * Year 1
England £8,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,250 Year 1
Scotland £8,250 Year 1
Wales £8,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

International fees for 2019-20 have not yet been confirmed. Please check on the College website or contact the International Office for further information.

Provider information

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Nottingham College
City Campus, The Adams Building
Stoney Street
The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG


Clearing contact details

Clearing Team at University Centre

Course contact details

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The University Centre Team