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
strategic business environment
- 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.
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.
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.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||City (Adams)|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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
Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.
Applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£8,250||Year 1|
|International||£9,500 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8,250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.