University of Plymouth

Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management University of Plymouth Degree level: Undergraduate

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Want to stay ahead of the curve? Our unique top-up degree puts you on top of the game in three rapidly growing industries. Linking three related fields encourages you to develop your skills so you can keep pace in this fast-changing environment. Whether you want to be leader of the pack in your existing field or open the door to new opportunities, you will graduate primed to meet the ever changing demands of business and consumers head on.

You will build on your existing skills to be leader of the pack in your field, or open up new career directions. You’ll work with your personal and course tutors to get the most out of your studies and boost your employability. You will stand out from the crowd – feed your ambition, boost your skills and best equip yourself to meet the rapidly changing demands of consumers and businesses.

  • Be inspired by staff who are leading the way in their subjects, carrying out research that turns heads worldwide.

  • Keep pace with the ever-changing demands in hospitality, tourism and events management.

  • Build on your existing skills to be leader of the pack in your field, or open up new career directions.

  • Work with your personal and course tutors to get the most out of your studies and boost your employability.

  • Open the door to new career opportunities in the hospitality, tourism and events industries, from hotels and resorts, to restaurants and caterers, tourism destinations and attractions to airlines, cruises, spa management and environmentally sustainable tourism.

  • Stand out from the crowd – feed your ambition, boost your skills and best equip yourself to meet the rapidly changing demands of consumers and businesses.

Course details

Modules

This one-year level 3 course builds on your foundation degree, higher national diploma (HND) or equivalent studies with an emphasis on hospitality, tourism and/or events. You’ll top up your existing skills by choosing from a variety of modules including contemporary event issues, crisis and disaster management (or leadership), hospitality dynamics, entrepreneurship and research methods. Open the door to new career opportunities in the hospitality, tourism and events industries, in sectors such as hotels and resorts, restaurants and caterers, tourism destinations and attractions, airlines, cruises, spa management and environmentally sustainable tourism.

Core modules:

  • Current Events Issues
  • Researching Hospitality, Tourism and Events
  • Hospitality Dynamics
  • Career Investment Programme

Optional modules:

  • International Business Communication
  • Crisis and Disaster Management in the Hospitality, Tourism and Events Industry
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship

The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Assessment method

12% of assessment is by exam, 88% by coursework.


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 NN2W
Institution code P60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Plymouth has a dedicated International Student Advice (ISA) service who will support you from the day you accept an offer at the University, right through to graduation. They will offer help and advice so you can get the most out of your studies, and your time in the UK, visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/student-life/services/international-students/international-student-advice for more information. Once you have applied through UCAS, your conditional offer letters will also be sent to you by email, so be sure to enter your current email address on your application and to check this email regularly. You'll need your unconditional letter, and the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) that we'll send you, when applying for your student visa to the UK. A minimum £2,000 tuition fee deposit will be required before we'll send you the CAS. We're a licenced Tier 4 Sponsor under the Points Based System. To comply with our duties as a Tier 4 sponsor, we're required to check other aspects of your application in addition to your academic achievements, for example any previous studies, financial status and your immigration history in the UK. For course entry requirements (inc. English requirements) please refer to the specific page for the course you are interested in (www.plymouth.ac.uk/study). A recognised English language qualification (e.g. IELTS) would be required or successful completion of one of the University's pre-sessional English Language courses. Check our country pages to find out more about application from your specific home country www.plymouth.ac.uk/international/study/international-students-country-guides. International fees, please visit our fees and funding pages www.plymouth.ac.uk/study/fees If you have any questions please contact international-admissions@plymouth.ac.uk


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Final year top up please refer directly to institution on 01752 585858 or email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
A level Final year top up please refer directly to institution on 01752 585858 or email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Final year top up please refer directly to institution on 01752 585858 or email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

Final year top up please refer directly to institution on 01752 585858 or email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

* Please note fees are subject to change - for all information about tuition fees, please visit our fees and funding pages. ** International fees, please visit our fees and funding pages. *** ‘Islands’ refers to fees for both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

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