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Hospitality and Tourism Management with Professional Placement BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-JAN-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**A degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management opens the door to a variety of sought-after careers including resort management, travel consultancy, tourist attractions and hotel management. This course is accredited by the University of Birmingham.**Who’s the course for?**You will be interested in studying the scope of the hospitality and tourism industries and how they work together, whilst learning key business skills including finance, human resources and marketing.**Why should I study the course?**- **WORK PLACEMENT** – Gain valuable work experience on a 12-month paid work placement, with opportunities to work across the globe- **RESIDENTIAL VISIT** – Undertake a destination management field study overseas, with the essential costs of your trip covered by the University – past destinations have included New York, Athens and Copenhagen- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Develop specialist knowledge by conducting your own research project and studying a wide range of optional modules including pub operations, financial strategy and sustainability- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence and gain professional recognition with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality**Great. Tell me some more**You will be encouraged to find a future career by studying a range of specialist subjects such as destination management, international travel operations and hospitality operations management.Over the years, we have developed close working relationships throughout the hospitality sector in the UK and internationally, including the USA and Canada. Our hired@UCB team will assist you in finding a paid placement that gives you the relevant experience to support your future career plans.**What skills will I gain?**The course modules will allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career, such as gastronomy and social media in tourism. There is a compulsory overseas residential trip in which you will take part in a tailored destination management field study. You will choose an area of the industry that interests you as the focus of your research project, which will increase your independent learning skills and your future employability.**What about the future?**You will be able to move into a wide variety of roles in the industry, specialising in areas such as human resources, marketing, public relations and financial management within hotel, resort and event management organisations. Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career path in:- Attractions management- Conference and exhibition management- Tour operations- Travel consultancy- Resort managementThere is also the option of progressing to postgraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : CCC

UCB will accept A Level in General Studies for this course and will also take into consideration applicants who are studying an extended project.

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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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