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Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management (Events Production Management)

Nottingham College

UCAS Code: HVE2 | Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


a minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points

An overall Pass grade

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Hospitality management

**The Level 5 Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Visitor Economy Management course is designed for people who are looking to progress to a management career in the hospitality and tourism-related industries and take the opportunity to specialise in the Events Production sector..**

**About the course**

This Foundation Degree is designed to provide the academic and vocational skills for a career within the hospitality and tourism industries. Academic and vocational skills development is essential preparation for progression to either higher level study or the world of work. With its strong practical emphasis, you’ll develop a broad range of skills and an understanding of the global hospitality and visitor economy industries.

All of our lecturers have excellent, in-depth industrial knowledge and experience. We have long-standing links with local, national and international companies.

A five-month industrial placement gives first-hand work experience. Students can visit a wide range of establishments worldwide, or find their chosen placement closer to home.

There are opportunities to attend study tours abroad - most recently to BSG Interns in Florida - as well as a programme of local and national visits.

A feature of the course allows the opportunity to personalise studies through a variety of specialist vocational options. This is intended to developing students’ learning and experiences through involvement in practical projects and activities:

- Events Production Management - planning activities to meet the needs of partners within associated events, conferencing and banqueting sectors

**Year 1 modules include:**

- Developing Research Skills

- Hospitality and Visitor Economy Operations

- Employability Enhancement

- Marketing and Exploring the Customer Experience

- Sector Operational Development (including placement)

**Year 2 core modules include:**

- Employee and Organisations Interface

- Hospitality and Visitor Economy Business Principles

- Management Techniques and Employability Development

- Research Project

- Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development

**Assessment**

Assignments are industry-focused to develop the relevant skills of managing tasks and solving problems. Most modules are either individual or group assignments, some of which can be practical, using local industry contacts.

**Bursaries**

We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we've put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it's really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator - the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk for more information.

**Your career and progression**

Following this course, there is a wide range of career opportunities within the industry, or you could continue study with our BA (Hons) Service Sector Management Top-up degree, or another similar top-up degree.

Recent graduates have gone on to successful careers with organisations such as: De Vere Hotels, The National Trust, London’s Sketch restaurant and Valor Hotels (which includes the Crowne Plaza, Doubletree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands) amongst many others.

Modules

Year 1 modules include:
- Developing Research Skills
- Hospitality and Visitor Economy Operations
- Employability Enhancement
- Marketing and Exploring the Customer Experience
- Sector Operational Development (including placement)
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Year 2 modules include:
- People and Organisation Interface
- Hospitality and Visitor Economy Business Principles
- Management Techniques and Employability Development
- Research Project
- Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development

Subject options include (please select one when applying on UCAS :

- Culinary Product Development
- Events Production Management
- Hospitality Management for Hotels, Restaurants and the Licenced Trade
- Visitor Attraction Management

Assessment methods

Assignments are industry focused to develop the relevant skills of managing tasks and solving problems. Most modules are either individual or group assignments, some of which can be practical, using local industry contacts.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City Hub

Department:

Hospitality, Tourism and Aviation

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