Staffordshire University

Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate

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This unique course is taught in partnership with Alton Towers Resort, part of the World renowned Merlin Group. It includes 20 weeks paid work experience, and the opportunity to top up to a BA (Hons) degree in your third year.

The visitor attractions sector is experiencing tremendous growth both in the UK and overseas, with the most notable increase being in visits made to family attractions. According to VisitEngland (2016), staffing levels within leisure/theme parks are anticipated to increase to meet this growing demand.

So, if you’re looking to establish a career in visitor attractions that growth is great news. But if you’d like to give yourself an edge when it comes to seeking employment, our Foundation Degree in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management, developed in partnership with Alton Towers Resort, could be for you.

As part of the course, you will complete a 20-week, paid work placement with Alton Towers, allowing you to combine work and study in a truly unique learning environment.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:
FdA Visitor Attraction and Resort Management

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Core)
Professional Skills in the Workplace
Managing the Customer Experience
Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Operations
Conference and Event Management
Visitor Attraction and Resort Management Business Environment
Human Resource Management
Hospitality and Hotel Management
Placement 1

Year 2 (Core)
Business Development and Sales Management
Current Issues in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management
Understanding Legal Liability in Visitor Attraction and Resort Management
Finance and Revenue Management in the Leisure Industry
Leadership and Change Management
Marketing and Digital Communications
Strategic Visitor Attraction and Resort Management
Placement 2


How to apply

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 N834
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/fees

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE


Course contact details

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