A full time course for students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge to understand planning tourism and business events more effectively. Run in partnership with UWTSD
Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer, please contact our Admissions Team. Typical offer: 1 A Level at C Grade or 2 A Levels at E Grade or above or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).
You may progress to a variety of postgraduate tourism, business and events-related courses. Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of tourism and events disciplines, for example: conferencing and events management, tourism and planning consultancy, tour operations, the airline industry, marketing, hospitality, retail and human resource management.
The programme will usually include lectures and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, practical work and coursework as you progress, with some second and final year modules using examinations as part of assessment.
Year 1 Modules include:
- Organisational Behaviour,
- Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism & Events,
- Applied Personal & Professional Development,
- Event Operational Practices,
- Tourism and Event Destinations.
Year 2 Modules include:
- International Tour Operations,
- Practical Event Management,
- Contemporary Human Resource Management in Context,
- Dark Tourism,
- Work Placement for International Tourism & Event Management,
- International Tourism Sustainability.
Year 3 Modules include:
- International Tourism & Destination Management,
- Developing Niche Markets,
- Strategic Event Management,
- Management Consultancy & Organisational Change,
- Enterprise and Entrepreneurship,
- Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Events.
You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, practical work, exams and coursework as you progress.
International visits though a feature of the course is the £500 students are granted for the major Year 2 overseas visit. Travel to and from your work placement.