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Westminster Kingsway College

Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top Up)

UCAS Code: N200

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subjects

Hospitality management

Tourism management

The BA (Hons) Hospitality and Tourism Management Top Up provides the opportunity to study contemporary issues in hospitality and tourism business management with a practical focus.

This programme is for anyone wanting to build on an existing Level 5 qualification to achieve a full honours degree. The programme is intended for students who require a pathway to a management and leadership level career in the Hospitality and Tourism sectors.

The course is designed to provide experiences that reflect current hospitality and tourism industry management requirements as well as future probabilities. Students will learn how to critically evaluate management models and theories to support logical decision making in the context of these industries and be challenged to solve complex problems in real organisations by applying a range of skills and techniques to create new knowledge.

Students will build their employability skills through a variety of forms, including case studies, analysis and guest speakers who bring contemporary industry expertise. The programme offers residential and day fieldtrips to employers to experience and consider specific roles in the workplace.

In addition, students on the full time programme are encouraged to undertake voluntary internships or voluntary work.

What can I do after the course?
- Develop your career by applying your enhanced skills to a place of employment

- Start your own business

- Further study at Masters level subject to university entry requirements

Modules

Students are required to undertake five modules. All modules are criterion assessed as Pass, Merit or Distinction. Achievement is recognised through the award of credits, a minimum number of which must be achieved at Level 6. All modules must be achieved in order to successfully achieve the programme.

The programme comprises of four 20-credit compulsory modules and one 40-credit module from a choice of two optional modules. Compulsory modules help students to build their academic competence by exploring underpinning theories while developing practical and transferable skills. Optional modules are intended to encourage more self-managed learning skills.

Compulsory 20-credit modules: Enterprise Project; Human Resources & Organisational Development; Financial & Revenue Management; Food, Tourism & Culture (specialist module).

You will also choose one of the following optional 40-credit modules: Dissertation; Consultancy project.

Module availability may be subject to change. The timetable will be available in August 2018.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include: Written reports/essays; Seminars; Discussion forums/blogs; Academic posters, displays, leaflets; Case studies; Dissertation or work-based consultancy project; Examinations; Practical experiment; Time-constrained assessments

Tuition fees

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England
£5,990
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EU
£5,990
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Northern Ireland
£5,990
per year
Scotland
£5,990
per year
Wales
£5,990
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Westminster Kingsway College

Department:

Hospitality and Culinary Arts

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