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Hospitality Business Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**The international hospitality industry offers a wide range of career possibilities for skilled managers. On UCB's Hospitality Business Management Top-up course, you'll continue to develop the skills and knowledge you need to flourish at management level in a wide variety of services and venues within this sector. Specialist technical modules will enable you to take advantage of our unparalleled hospitality restaurant facilities, while our course is accredited by the University of Birmingham - one of the world's leading academic institutions - as well as the Institute of Hospitality.**Who’s the course for?**Our course is designed for anyone who is interested in working at management level in areas such as world-class hotels, country clubs, theme parks, leisure centres, exhibition venues and catering services. If you're good with people, business-minded and hard-working, a career in hospitality business management is for you.**Why should I study the course?**- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, giving you further professional recognition when you graduate- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Pick from a wide range of optional modules to suit your career aims, including Small Restaurant Management or Innovation and Creativity Management- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Put your learning into practice by working with real customers in our training restaurant on campus**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 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?**This course will give you a full understanding of strategic management issues encountered in developing organisations, including identifying long-term threats and opportunities, while you will also learn how to evaluate and apply management concepts and techniques to hospitality operations in an international context.You will be able to develop your knowledge of how to apply key business skills such as managing people, marketing and finance within an industry context.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?** Completing this course will enable you to move into working in a variety of fields within the hospitality industry, specialising in areas such as human resources, marketing, public relations, financial management and operations management.You will be able to pursue a career in areas such as:- Hotel management- Conference and exhibition management- Food services management- Resort and property management- Travel servicesYou can also move into postgraduate level study, including courses at UCB such as MSc International Hospitality 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 Hospitality, Tourism Management, or Tourism Business 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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