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Hospitality with Events Management with Professional Placement BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Are you passionate about event hospitality? Then you’re in the right place. Birmingham is home to an array of major venues hosting a multitude of events, and supported by our excellent industry links in the local area – as well as across the UK and overseas – our Hospitality with Events Management degree offers the perfect combination of training and practical experience to help get your career started.**This strongly vocational hospitality course will help you develop both key hospitality management skills and an awareness of events provision and management, paving the way for you to enter a range of management careers in the international hospitality and events industry. Giving you a broad overview of the industry and how venues manage operations and events, you will put your theory into practice on a paid 12-month work placement, with opportunities available around the globe.Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, our course will encourage you to develop specialist knowledge in a variety of areas, while the technical elements of the course will enable you to take advantage of our unparalleled hospitality restaurant facilities.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Work placement** – Experience the industry first-hand during your hospitality course through a paid 12-month placement, with opportunities to work around the world- **Practical application** – Perfect your skills in a practical environment by working in our award-winning training restaurant- **Specialise your studies** – Build specialist knowledge through your own research project and a variety of optional modules such as gastronomy or festivals and events tourism- **Industry approved** – Gain additional industry recognition by graduating with a qualification accredited by the Institute of Hospitality- **Team Scotland partnership** – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes**FACILITIES**University College Birmingham is renowned for its outstanding food and hospitality training facilities. Our award-winning restaurant on campus – Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food – is open to the public and will arm you with hands-on skills from serving fast food to silver service, while our industry standard kitchens provide you with a unique behind-the-scenes view of the hospitality and catering industry during your studies.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality.**PLACEMENTS**Our course features a paid 12-month work placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees.Employers we have worked with include Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa (South Carolina), Ritz Carlton (Naples, Florida and Colorado), Wequassett (Cape Cod, Massachusetts), The Savoy (London), The Peninsula (Hong Kong), Andrew Brownsword Hotels (whole collection), Fairmont St Andrews (Scotland), The Sea Pines Resort (South Carolina), Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa (Ireland), Ashford Castle (Ireland) and The Greenwich Country Club (Connecticut).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Hotel manager (small hotel or deputy of larger hotel)- Conference centre manager- Event manager- Catering manager- Accommodation manager- Marketing executiveYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Application deadline

15 January

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 College Birmingham

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    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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