Course Overview

This programme encompasses 12 Modules over two years when studied on a full-time basis. Each Module is 20 credits in value with 60 hours class contact time. During the course, there may be opportunities to gain additional qualifications. 

Trips, visits and a residential are considered a necessary part of the course.

Course Structure

You will study:

A combined Personal Development Planning and work based learning Module and Management Modules: Management & Organisational Behaviour, Finance, Marketing and Managing People.

The Management Modules - Management and Organisational Behaviour and Managing People Modules each include a two-week placement. 

During the course, there will be opportunities to gain additional qualifications.

We aim to take groups on trips, visits and residentials in which you will be expected to participate.

Modules Covered

You will also study Modules relating to the Hospitality and Travel Industry – Impacts and Effects of Travel and Tourism, Worldwide Hospitality Industry, Food & Beverage Operations and the Airport & Airline Industry, along with two industry Option Modules in the second year.

Learning Methods

A variety of learning methods are used.

Group work, independent study, research, mentoring, and work shadowing.

Teaching Methods

A variety of teaching methods are used and all teaching staff are professional practitioners and keep in touch with industry.

Lectures, seminars, workshops, discussions, debates


A variety of different assessment methods are used.

Essays, presentations, case studies, reports, tests, project, practical and portfolio.

Work Placement/Fieldwork

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.

What's Next?

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. Alternatively, you may progress your studies with a one-year Honours degree top-up, available at Bradford College or another Higher Education institution.

Did You Know?

It is the course tutors aim to ensure that you learn from a wide variety of sources and experiences.

Many of our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of positions in the airline industry, within hotel management, travel agencies and as chefs in prestigious restaurants both in the UK and abroad.

Additional Costs

There will be an optional residential visit which you will be required to fund. The cost can vary depending on the location but is usually in the region of £650. 

Recent residentials have included New York, Dubai, Cruise of the UK and an outward bound course.

Entry Requirements

36-64 UCAS tariff points or experience of working in the industry.

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You will be required to produce evidence of your ability to benefit from Higher Education level study. Some credit points may be accrued through the Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APL)

You must also have GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C/4-5 or above, or equivalent.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Fees Information

We believe that quality degrees should not cost the earth. That's why our competitive tuition fees provide you with a quality experience that includes more taught hours than those at most universities, good levels of tutor access, and support with small teaching groups. More information on our competitive tuition fees

Programme Specification