What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
88 Tariff points from 3 A levels.
Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
15 points at Higher Level
88 points from 3 A levels or equivalent.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 88 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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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This degree covers everything from hotels and restaurants to cruise liners and theme parks, integrating these disciplines will ensure you have a truly global understanding of the hospitality industry. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? The University has been awarded Recognised University Status from the Institute of Travel and Tourism - this professional accreditation demonstrates the quality of our hospitality programmes. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE This degree is packed with practical experiences, training in specialist environments and customer-facing scenarios so you gain a real taste of what it is like to work within all areas of hospitality. The University of Portsmouth is ranked 30th out of 117 UK universities for Business, Management and Marketing in The Guardian's University League Tables 2018. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This degree covers would suit those interested in pursuing a career in tourism and/or the hospitality industry. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCED GAINED Complete a one-year compulsory placement working in a hospitality role, either in the UK or overseas, gaining frontline experience of an aspect of the industry that interests you. Previous students have gained invaluable experience and contacts through their placements at the likes of Red Carnation Hotels, Disney and Hilton Hotels. There is also the opportunity to study a foreign language, options include French, German, Italian, Spanish or Mandarin. AFTER THE COURSE The University of Portsmouth is the UK's number 1 for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist 2017). Some routes that our graduates have pursued are event management, leisure, operations management, marketing and setting up their own business.
Your first year gives you a broad understanding of essential business disciplines as well as introducing you to the key functions within the hospitality industry. Students studying the first year of this course will be provided with a kitchen uniform. Your second year focuses on operational management issues in this year as well as the chance to tailor your degree through our range of options. Your final year of study will take place after a one year compulsory industry placement. During your final year you will specialise further in a range of specific business disciplines and the aspects of hospitality that particularly interest you.
Portsmouth is a vibrant waterfront city on the south coast with a rich maritime history. A flat and compact city, Portsmouth is easy to get around on foot or by bike and most University buildings are located in the centre. There is always plenty going on, whether in the bustle of the city centre or in the fresh air and open spaces of the seafront and the common.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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