Course Description

With over 2 million UK jobs, tourism and hospitality are exciting industries in which to pursue your career. The core modules of this course prepare you for the workplace with in-demand skills – many of our graduates from this course have secured a range of managerial roles in this growing sector. Students are highly encouraged to search for and complete a year-long placement between the second and final year of the course. It’s a fantastic chance to enhance your practical skills.

Required Qualification

Age - 18 - 54

Qualification - Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104)

Modules under Course

Foundation year

• Essential Study Skills (20 credits)
• Foundation project (20 credits)
• Foundations of Business and Tourism (40 credits)
• Global Issues in Business and Tourism (20 credits)
• Practical Numeracy Skills (20 credits)

Year 1 (National level 4)

• Fundamentals of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality (20 Credits)
• Global Tourism (20 credits)
• Impacts of Festivals and Events (20 credits)
• Marketing and Business for the Service Sector (20 Credits)
• Study Skills for the Service Sector (20 credits)
• Tourism and Heritage Management (20 credits)

Year 2 (National level 5)

• Consultancy for the Visitor Economy (20 credits)
• Current Issues for Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
• Exploring Human Resource Management for the Service Sector (20 credits)
• Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (20 Credits)
• Research Methods for the Service Sector (20 credits)
• Tourism Fieldwork 2 (20 Credits)

Final year (National level 6)

• Digital Technologies in the Visitor Economy (20 credits)
• Gastronomy (20 credits)
• International Hospitality Management (20 Credits)
• Professional Development for the Service Sector (20 credits)
• Service Quality (20 credits)
• Strategic Planning for Tourism and Leisure (20 Credits)

Job Opportunities

This course gives you the knowledge you need for an exciting and successful career in a fast-paced, global industry with lots of job options. With close links to major industry experts, you'll learn using a mix of theory and practice that gives you the skills employers are looking for.