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Hospitality with Events 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

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**UCB's Hospitality with Events Management Top-up course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for a successful career specialising in the provision of event hospitality. Birmingham is home to a vibrant hospitality and events industry, and our excellent network of contacts in this sector will help you secure vital relevant work experience in the local, national and international arenas. Our course is also accredited by the University of Birmingham - one of the world's top academic institutions - as well as the Institute of Hospitality.**Who’s the course for?**This course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject and is keen to pursue a career in the field of event hospitality.**Why should I study the course?**- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Put your skills to the test by creating your own hospitality event, overseeing everything from marketing and publicity to catering, staffing, finance and operations- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Develop a specialism by choosing from a range of optional modules, from international marketing to financial strategy or adventure events- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – Get additional industry recognition by graduating with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality**Great. Tell me some more**We encourage our students to seek as much industry experience and exposure as possible throughout your studies. We have developed close working relationships throughout the hospitality sector, and our hired@UCB employability team will assist you in finding work to support your future career plans.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.**What skills will I gain?**You will gain a broad knowledge of the hospitality industry and how different venues manage operations and stage events, as well as learning about important issues affecting the future of the hospitality and events industries.Our course will help you build the skills you need to make effective bids in order to win events and secure future business, while you will also learn how to develop new concepts and techniques in marketing and staging events.The range of optional modules provided will enable you to gain skills and knowledge in a variety of specialist areas such as finance, human resources, marketing and retail.Your research project will give you the chance to demonstrate your independent learning skills and develop your expertise in an area relevant to your future career aspirations, while planning your own hospitality event will provide you with valuable managerial experience.**What about the future?** Once you have finished this course, you will be ready to move into a wide range of careers in hospitality, including the catering, conference and restaurant sectors. Our graduates have also gone on to start their own events, catering and hospitality businesses.Potential career pathways open to you include:- Hotel management- Business centre management- Conference and exhibition venues- Specialist event organisation- Accommodation managementYou'll also be able to progress onto a postgraduate qualification, including courses offered by UCB such as MSc/PGDip Global Meetings and Events Management or MA/PGDip Marketing Management for Events, Hospitality and Tourism.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) : P

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

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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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