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Cardiff Metropolitan University

International Hospitality Management

UCAS Code: N220
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Subjects
  • Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport
Student score
77% MED
% employed or in further study
95% MED
Average graduate salary
£17.5k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Any subject related to the course at grade C and Any Subject at grade C.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Considered where 3 or more subjects have been achieved with with grade D or above

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MMD

International Baccalaureate
25

12 points from Higher level subjects

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The programmes encompass a range of core and optional modules, which will develop the skills you need for specialist roles within the Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) industries, particularly hospitality. Industrial work experience is a core part of the programme allowing industrial input into these programmes in which vocational and academic themes are integrated throughout.

Modules

Year 1: Compulsory modules for all programmes: Hospitality in practice; international hospitality operations; management theory and practice; finance for managers; personal development planning; business applications. With specialist modules for pathways: For international hospitality management: principles of hospitality; for international hospitality marketing management: introduction to marketing; for international hospitality and tourism management: international tourism management in action; for international hospitality and event management: fundamentals of events. Year 2: Compulsory modules for all pathways: Global hospitality management today; marketing for THE; human resource management for THE; research skills; industrial work experience or experience through work. With specialist modules for pathways: For international hospitality management: integrated project; for international hospitality marketing management: digital marketing for THE; for international hospitality and tourism management: developing a competitive destination; for international hospitality and event management: event design and project management. Optional modules: Certification module; developing a business; field study 2; financial planning for business; international and contemporary cuisines; large scale and event catering; niche tourism; social events and party planning; sociology of THE; visitor attractions management. Year 3: Compulsory modules for all pathways: International food and beverage management or venue design and project management; strategic management for THE; dissertation or enterprise project or independent study or marketing plan and report; employability and career development. With specialist modules for pathways: For international hospitality marketing management: branding and advertising and public and media relations for THE; for international hospitality and tourism management: tourism ethics; for international hospitality and event management: conferences, exhibitions and corporate events or global sporting events or festivals and cultural events or charity and fundraising events. Optional modules: Branding and advertising; corporate finance; employee resourcing; field study 3; industrial work experience; public and media relations for the; tourism culture, power and identity; wines and spirits studies.

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Front of the university

Cardiff Met is situated in an exciting and modern city. It is a leading new university in Wales that offers a range of courses designed with your career in mind. It is always investing to provide its students with the best experience possible and students here feel it's a global university that goes the extra mile. Cardiff is ranked as one of the best value cities to study in within the UK.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
24%
76%

Year 1

23%
71%
6%

Year 2

17%
83%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
35%
37%
28%

Year 1

15%
71%
14%

Year 2

7%
83%
10%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 80%
Student score 77% MED
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

72%

Library resources are satisfactory

87%

Feedback on work has been helpful

55%

Feedback on work has been prompt

49%

Staff are good at explaining things

83%

Received sufficient advice and support

80%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
17% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
57% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
319 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
81% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
13% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £17.5k MED
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

8%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

8%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

19%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This course sits in a wide group of smaller subjects that don't necessarily have that much in common - so bear this in mind when you look at any employment data. Most graduates took a hospitality, events management or tourism-related course, but there are a group of sports and leisure graduates in here as well who do different things. Events management was the most common job for graduates from this group of subjects, and so it’s no surprise that graduates from specialist events management courses did a lot better last year than many of the other graduates under this subject umbrella. If you want to find out more about specific job paths for your chosen subject area, it's a good idea to go on open days and talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do, or to have a look at university department websites.
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