BA (Hons) in Hospitality, Tourism & Management

General

Program Description

Why choose this course?

Develop practical skills alongside the vital knowledge required for a career in the hospitality, tourism and event management industry on our dedicated degree.

Modules are stimulating and thought-provoking. They cover essential business topics, before progressing onto advanced modules providing a breadth of knowledge and experience such as managing and executing events, visitor attraction management, service and relationship marketing, corporate social responsibility and human resource management.

As part of the degree, we will provide all students with direct, practical experience including real event management. It could also include the opportunity to take a work placement that will significantly enhance your CV and employment prospects.

As our degrees are accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.

You can also choose to study this course as a three-year degree (without a foundation year) BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management UCAS code: P0L2

Key course features

  • Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.
  • Our lecturers have significant professional experience in hospitality, tourism and event management.
  • Gaining practical experience and developing commercial competence is a key component of this degree.
  • Students enjoy affiliate membership of the Institute of Hospitality whilst studying.
  • This degree is accredited by the CMI, all our graduating students will also receive a level 5 Diploma/Certificate in Leadership & Management from the CMI worth over £1,300 at no additional expense.

Entry requirements

BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management (four years including foundation year)

UCAS code: 2SKW

Our general requirement for the foundation year is 48 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications, as well as motivation and potential to succeed.

Assessment

A range of assessment methods is utilised to reflect the interactive nature of events management and includes selecting and designing promotional material, presentations, interviews, plans and written submissions.

Teaching and Learning

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work.

Each module on the course should require around 36 hours of direct learning through a combination of lectures and tutorials. An estimated further commitment of 160 independent study hours will be required for each module, although this can vary from student to student.

Career prospects

The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

This degree offers the potential for employment in a wide range of areas within the hospitality, tourism and events sector. Your qualification, practical experience and volunteering opportunities will provide you with the prerequisites employers are looking for. Alternatively, it may equip you with the skills to start your own business in the service sector.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Wrexham Glynd?r University started in 2008 so we’re still one of the youngest universities in the UK. It is a vibrant, friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attenti ... Read More

Wrexham Glynd?r University started in 2008 so we’re still one of the youngest universities in the UK. It is a vibrant, friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attention. Read less