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Hospitality with Events Management with Professional Placement FdA

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Our Hospitality with Events Management foundation degree, accredited by the University of Birmingham, will provide you with the industry know-how to develop a career in hospitality with a specific focus on event hospitality.**Who’s the course for?**The course will appeal to students who are keen to develop key hospitality management skills, coupled with a complementary awareness of events provision and management.**Why should I study the course?**- **WORK PLACEMENT** – Experience the industry first-hand on a paid 12-month placement, with opportunities to work around the world- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Hone your skills in a practical environment by working in our award-winning training restaurant- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Gain specialist knowledge through your own research project and a variety of optional modules such as gastronomy or sustainability- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – Get additional industry recognition by graduating with a degree accredited by the Institute of Hospitality**Great. Tell me some more**Birmingham hosts a vibrant hospitality and events industry and is home to the NEC, the NIA, the ICC and Arena Birmingham, which host an array of events, festivals and concerts. With our network of contacts in the local area, across the UK and overseas, our work placement team will assist you in securing a placement that matches your career aspirations and boosts your skills.**What skills will I gain?**You will get managerial experience by having the opportunity to plan and run your own hospitality event – overseeing all the elements from marketing and publicity to catering, staffing, finance and operations.The course optional modules allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career, such as Managing Pub and Bar Operations or Stadium and Arena Management.**What about the future?**You might decide to progress from the foundation course to the BA (Hons) degree.Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of areas within the industry, including working in the catering, conference and restaurant sectors. Graduates have also gone on to start their own events, catering or hospitality business. You could pursue a career in:- Specialist event organisation- Hotel management- Business centre management- Conference and exhibition venues- Accommodation management

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.

Entry requirements

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A level : CD

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


University information

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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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