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International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) and the Institute of Hospitality (IoH).- Develop specific knowledge and skills of the behaviour and motivations of tourism service consumers.- Gain knowledge of planning and development of tourism in various contexts, contemporary growth sectors, food and beverage operations and the management of hospitality resources, services and facilities.- Become a hospitality or tourism manager who is globally, socially and ethically aware of the contemporary business environment within which the industry operates.You learn personal, professional and transferable skills that equip you for a career in a dynamic and globally-integrated business environment. The Learning in the Workplace semester, visiting guest lectures, placement opportunities and consultancy project enhance your future employability.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) International Tourism with Hospitality Business Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You learn from current developments in tourism and hospitality, often including your lecturers' research. You also develop your own research skills as you progress from academic reading and writing in the first year to designing, conducting, presenting and reflecting on your own research in the final year.You learn through- lectures- seminars- practical projects in world-class facilities- workshops- research projects- consultancy projects- directed learning activities outside classes- essays- presentations- visiting speakers- professional e-portfolioIn the foundation year, you’ll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You’ll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you’ll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in your fourth year of study. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Recent placements have included Disneyland in Florida, hotels and resorts across America, Canada, Spain, France, Dubai and the Maldives, and with national and regional destination management organisations such as the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism, and Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, as well as for major tour operators such as TUI and Sunvil.You can also complete a 'Learning in the Workplace' semester where you work and study at the same time, with academic lessons carried out remotely during allocated study periods while on placement. This is recognised by the University as a placement and offers you a quicker way to complete your studies and gain work experience in four rather than five years, while graduating with 'placement' in your degree title to boost your employment prospects.*Networking opportunities*You will frequently engage with tourism and hospitality industry stakeholders throughout the course. Many modules include industry guest speakers and you will benefit from a close relationship with the industry through our staff members' industry network, association with the Tourism Management Institute, and alumni network.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per 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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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:• CC at A Level• MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.• A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
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