The aim of this course is to develop a range of skills and knowledge of management which will enable you to gain employment in the field of Hospitality Management or Travel and Tourism Management. There are a number of generic Units, common to all, in conjunction with four Optional Units which will enable you to specialise in Hospitality, Travel, Culinary Arts or Tourism.
There are a number of generic Units, common to all, in conjunction with four Optional units to enable you to specialise in Hospitality, Travel, Culinary Arts or Tourism.
During the course, there may be opportunities to gain additional qualifications.
The course is made up of a series of 20-Credit Modules including:
Personal Development Planning/Work Based Learning
Geography for the Travel and Tourism Industry
Food and Beverage Management
Management and Organisational Behaviour
The Worldwide Hospitality Industry
The Airport and Airline Industry
Managing Travel Services
Principles of Culinary Skills
GDS, Gallileo, Airfares and Ticketing
A variety of learning methods are used.
A variety of teaching methods are used.
A variety of different assessment methods are used.
The ethos of Foundation Degrees is focused on work. If you are not in employment, your tutors will help you to find appropriate work placements. A work-based project is a mandatory part of the course.
On successful completion of the course, you will be in a position to seek employment at a Supervisory/ Managerial Level within the Hospitality or Travel Industry. For those who meet the entry criteria, a one-year Honours degree top-up is available at several Universities and Colleges.
This programme caters for a range of entry qualifications and applications from mature students are actively encouraged. If you meet the entry criteria you will be invited for interview.
You should have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above and two A levels at Grade C or above, or the equivalent, such as AS levels or a full NVQ at Level 3 or 12/18 Unit Level 3 National Diploma at Merit or above or Advanced GNVQ at Merit or above or 12 Unit AVCE at Grade C or above or successful completion of an accredited Access course, or a full Level 3 industry-based qualification eg Certificate of Travel Agency Management (COTAM).
You will be required to produce evidence of your ability to benefit from Higher Education level study. Successful completion of an accredited Access course, short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account. You may be required to submit a piece of written work as part of your application.
Some credit points may be accrued through the Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning. (APEL)
You may not have to pay course fees - please see our financial support pages.
We were delighted that the QAA's Integrated Quality and Enhancement Review (IQER), carried out in January 2010 concluded that they had 'Confidence' (the highest judgement possible) in the quality of our Higher Education provision.
For further details read the summary report
Awarding Body: Teesside University
Level: Level 5
Duration: Three years part-time
General Enquiries: 01274 433333
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