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Hospitality Business Management University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why Hospitality Business Management?
Dynamic, fast paced and international, the hospitality industry is a thriving business sector offering you plenty of exciting career opportunities. This course is designed to prepare you for a management career in world-class hotels, country clubs, theme parks, leisure centres, exhibition venues or catering services.

The course is designed around what the hospitality industry wants, ensuring that you are in the best possible position to go directly into challenging and rewarding positions within multinational organisations nationally or globally.

How will you learn?
You will learn through practical application and creatively delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • We offer field trips and a placement year to give you the chance to work in hospitality during your studies

  • You’ll be taught by lecturers who have experience in the industry, who’ll help you explore areas of finance, marketing, human resources and operations management alongside hospitality specific options such as venue selection, contracts, health and safety, licensing, public safety and security alongside principles of strategic management and how it is applied to industry practice

  • You could also study how to minimise risks, how to get sponsorship and how to fund events. And we’ll look at the technology that companies use in staging and marketing events too

  • During your studies we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement with a business, either in the UK or abroad. Previous students have undertaken placements in companies like Marriott, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Hilton, White Lodgings, De Vere and Park Plaza as well as Greenwich Country Club in Connecticut, Broken Sound Club in Florida and Ovolo in Hong Kong

What subjects will you cover?
You’ll explore subjects such as Markets and Marketing, Events Catering, Wedding Business Management, Consumer Behaviour and Experiential Marketing, Hospitality Operational Analysis, Food, Culture and Society and Creativity and Innovation.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 includes fundamental management modules
Core modules:
Markets and Marketing
Behavioural Approaches to Work and Society
Professional Skills and Finance
Events Catering

Option modules:
Choose one from a list which may include:
Fundamentals of Tourism
Wedding Business Management

Or, Modern Language
Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish.

Year 2 builds on the core subjects and includes more specialised areas, all invaluable within the hospitality industry. We also offer the Level 1 award in wines, provided by the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you’ll also receive a WSET certificate.

Core modules:
Consumer Behaviour and Experiential Marketing
Human Resource Management for Hospitality Management
Food, Culture and Society
Management Theory and Practice for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industries
Creating and Leading Enterprise

Option modules:
Choose one from a list which may include:
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibition Management
Special Interest Tourism

Or, Modern Language
Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish.

Year 3 (optional placement year)

Final year supports the knowledge and experience gained in previous years with modules designed to develop a strategic perspective of hospitality management alongside detailed research skills.

Core modules:
Research Methods and Hospitality Project
Strategic Management for the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industries
Management of Organisations for the Hospitality Industry
Hospitality Operational Analysis

Option modules:
Choose one from a list which may include:
International HRM for the Hospitality Industry
Sustainable Tourism
Creativity and Innovation

Or, Modern Language
Two options from a variety of modern foreign language modules can be chosen from the available range and entry levels appropriate to the student’s prior experience and knowledge. We currently offer French, German, and Spanish.

Assessment method

Assessment will include exams, oral presentations, individual or group essays or reports, case studies, in-class tests, peer assessment, individual reflective learning portfolios, time constrained assignments, group projects and management and marketing projects or dissertations for final year students.

Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Year 2 and 3 entry available for HND holders. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5 or equivalent will be considered acceptable.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.

Year 2 and 4 entry available for HND holders.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,500 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

Fees may rise by RPI-X, which is set by the Government. We anticipate that we will be able to confirm the exact amount of the 2020/21 tuition fees in the Spring of 2020 and will update these web pages accordingly. The University operates a fair fee policy which offers a guarantee about the costs of studying on your course. Please find out what's included in your tuition fee here -https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/whats-included-tuition-fees/ Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office (sfo@hud.ac.uk) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

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University of Huddersfield
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Huddersfield
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Course contact details

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Huddersfield Business School - Admissions

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