What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
96 from min 2 A Levels
240 UCAS Tariff Points - MMM
240 UCAS Tariff Points - DD
240 Tariff points - DD
26 IB points including any subject at grade 4 at Higher Level
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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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Gain a competitive advantage and learn to meet the changing needs of the tourism industry in rapidly changing times, on a course accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. Gain up-to-date knowledge and contacts through our newly launched Plymouth University Hotel School, which has added a unique new dimension to the course and is designed to help secure you the best graduate employment opportunities. Learn and practice a new foreign language including Spanish, French, German and Mandarin. Developing a second language is valued by hospitality organisations as it helps you understand cultural differences and prepares you for a role in front of house operations. Maximise your potential by learning through case study work, consultancy projects for real companies, research on new entrepreneurial hospitality organisations, and designing effective marketing campaigns. You'll also have the opportunity to publish your findings at academic conferences and in journals. Take advantage of our high quality teaching, informed by staff research, contributes to the tourism and hospitality groups excellent rating, 23 out of 24, given by the Quality Assurance Agency. Visit a variety of locations with our supported field work. In the past students have visited Scotland, Majorca and France to investigate a range of small and large hospitality businesses in different cultural settings and areas of the industry. Boost your future career prospects and gain industry experience by taking the option to go on a paid work placement in your third year and receive the additional Certificate of Industrial Experience after successful completion.
Modules include: Introduction to hospitality; food and beverage services; financial management; information technology; front office services; language; gastronomy; accommodation services; European business environment; tourism industry; food and beverage management; accommodation management; financial management; human resource management; quantitative methods; language; hospitality research methods; marketing; food hygiene; European tourism; financial management in the service sector; business and organisation strategy; hospitality operations management; language; licensed trade management; advanced research methods and tourism forecasting; leadership; tourism and crime; technology transfer; integrating case study; international hospitality management; conference and event management.
Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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