Hospitality and Tourism ManagementUCAS Code: NN28
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
You will need a minimum of 96 UCAS Tariff points from 2 A levels (or their equivalent) We do not specify specific grades within our Admissions offer for A level learners we will look at your total achievement and or predicted grades.
You will need a minimum of 96 UCAS Tariff points We do not specify specific grades in our Admissions offer for Scottish Higher learners we will look at your total achievement and or predicted grades.
The entry criteria at UCB can be met using different and multiple Level 3 qualifications. If you are unsure if your qualification is accepted call us on 0121 604 1040.
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 offers90%
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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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Course snapshot A degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management opens the door to a variety of sought-after careers including resort management, travel consultancy, tourist attractions and hotel management. This course is accredited by the University of Birmingham. Who’s the course for? You will be interested in studying the scope of the hospitality and tourism industries and how they work together, whilst learning key business skills including finance, human resources and marketing. Why should I study the course? The hospitality industry is increasingly focused on international visitors and is looking for ways to partner with the tourism industry. Managers with knowledge of both sectors, and an ability to tailor hospitality services for overseas visitors, are in great demand in the UK and overseas. Great. Tell me some more You will gain valuable work experience during a 12-month paid placement at a carefully chosen hospitality and tourism destination. You will be encouraged to find a future career by studying a range of specialist subjects such as destination management, international travel operations and hospitality operations management. UCB hosts tourism and travel events as part of student enrichment and to promote industry awareness and you will have access to UCB’s £26 million study centre at McIntyre House in the historic Jewellery Quarter. What skills will I gain? The course modules will allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career, such as gastronomy, cruise operations and social media in tourism. There is a compulsory overseas residential trip in which you will take part in a tailored destination management field study. You will choose an area of the industry that interests you as the focus of your research project, which will increase your independent learning skills and your future employability. Why not give yourself the employment edge and learn a language for free? We can help with that, too. What about the future? You will be able to move into a wide variety of roles in the industry, specialising in areas such as human resources, marketing, public relations and financial management within hotel, resort and event management organisations. Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career path in: Attractions management Conference and exhibition management Tour operations Travel consultancy Resort management There is also the option of progressing to postgraduate study.
Year 1: Food, Beverage & Accommodation Applications, Hospitality and Tourism Business, Principles, People and Organisations, Employability Enhancement, The Hospitality and Tourism Customer Experience, Tourism Destinations. Year 2/3: Work Placement. Students start their year in industry in the second semester of Year 2 and finish it at the end of the first semester of Year 3. Human Resources for Hospitality Managers, International Travel Operations, Marketing Communications for Hospitality, Operational Finance for Hospitality and Tourism, Rooms Revenue Management, Tourism Investigations. One option from: Gastronomy, Convention Management, Events Planning, Managing Pub Operations, Social Media in Tourism, Modern Languages (Upper Intermediate), Cruise Operations, Creative Design for Service Organisations, Gambling in the 21st Century, Training and Development Skills for Managers. Year 4: Hospitality Operations Management, Strategic Tourism and Hospitality Management, International Destination Management, Research Project or Enterprise and Innovation Showcase Two options from: Financial Strategy, Strategic Human Resources Management, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Cross-cultural and Global Management in Hospitality, Innovation and Creativity Management in Hospitality and Tourism, Hospitality Retail, Personal Effectiveness and Behavioural Skills, Anthropology of Tourism, Festivals and Events Tourism, Hospitality Crisis Strategy.
University College Birmingham is a university college affiliated with the University of Birmingham, which awards all our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The university college specialises in the areas of hospitality and the culinary arts, hairdressing and beauty, tourism, business, marketing, accounting, sports management and more.
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