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Newcastle College University Centre

Tourism and Hospitality Management

UCAS Code: N890

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Please e-mail undergraduate@ncl-coll.ac.uk.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths and English Language.

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

MM

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

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64
50%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Tourism

This course focuses on the operation and management skills required for the global hospitality and tourism industry. You will benefit from industry insight via our guest lecture series, as well as real-life work examples from our industry experienced tutors to help you understand the complex, ever-changing and exciting world of hospitality and tourism. You will develop the practical skills required to work in the industry as well as the skills to market and manage a range of hospitality and tourism organisations effectively. You will have the opportunity to complete a work placement which will help build on and support your expertise and future career aspirations. Strong links exist between the University Centre and local hospitality and tourism related organisations, which will give you the opportunity to work within and alongside current industry leaders throughout your degree. Previous graduates of this course have successfully achieved employment with numerous hospitality and tourism providers within the region. On successful completion you may choose to progress onto our one-year BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up) degree.

Modules

Year One: Academic Study Skills, Contemporary Tourism and Hospitality, Customer Relationship, Destination Management, Developing Manager, Personal Development, Tourism and Hospitality Business Development, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Commercial Business Performance, Conference and Events, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Social Media, Professional Development, Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism, Work-Based Learning.

Assessment methods

You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, workshops and will be introduced to guest speakers from industry. You will also complete a placement. Assessments include written assignments, case-studies, presentations, portfolios, work-based projects and practicals.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Hospitality and Tourism

TEF rating:

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