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Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Hospitality is becoming increasingly focused on working with the tourism industry to cater for international visitors, so managers with knowledge of both sectors are in great demand in the UK and abroad. UCB's Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-up course will enable you to help meet this demand by giving you the essential skills and knowledge for a variety of sought-after careers in the sector. Our course is accredited by the University of Birmingham - one of the world's top academic institutions - as well as the Institute of Hospitality, while UCB is also recognised as an Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, providing our students with high-level expertise and professional recognition.**Who’s the course for?**This course is ideal for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject and is interested in a career in areas such as resort management, travel consultancy, tourist attractions or hotel management.**Why should I study the course?**- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – Learn at an ITT Centre of Excellence and gain professional recognition with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Select from a wide range of optional modules including festivals and events, financial strategy or social media marketing- **IN-DEPTH RESEARCH** – Undertake your own research project and gain specialist knowledge on a subject that matches your interests and future career aims**Great. Tell me some more**University College Birmingham has an award-winning training restaurant – Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food – which provides our students with the opportunity to gain valuable working experience right on campus with a unique behind-the-scenes view of the catering and hospitality industry.We have also developed close working relationships throughout the hospitality and tourism sector, giving you the opportunity to gain industry experience alongside your studies. Our hired@UCB employability team will assist you in finding work to support your future career plans.**What skills will I gain?**By taking this top-up, you will continue to develop your academic and practical skills in preparation for a successful career within the hospitality industry.You will gain an understanding of the wider scope of hospitality and tourism and how the two industries work together.You will fine-tune your key business skills, including finance, human resources and marketing.In completing your research project, you will have a great opportunity to demonstrate your independent learning skills and develop expertise relevant to the industry that will boost your future employability.**What about the future?** Upon completing this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of areas within the industry such as hotel, resort and event management organisations, specialising in areas including human resources, marketing, public relations and financial management.Potential career pathways open to you also include:- Attractions management- Conference and exhibition management- Tour operations- Travel consultancy- Resort managementAlternatively you can also progress to postgraduate study, including courses at UCB such as MSc/PGDip Hospitality with Tourism Management or MA/PGDip Marketing Management for Events, Hospitality and Tourism.

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A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Tourism and Hospitality Management, with 240 credits.


University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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