Glyndwr University

BA (Hons) International Tourism & Hospitality Management (with Foundation Year)

Why choose this course?

This dedicated degree will give you the practical skills and the vital knowledge you need for a career in the tourism and hospitality management industry.

The course is made up of stimulating and thought-provoking modules covering essential business topics, including advanced modules providing a breadth of knowledge and experience such as creating events, visitor attraction management, sustainable planning & development, contemporary issues in hospitality management and human resource management.

Students will:

  • Cover essential business topics, before progressing onto advanced modules providing a breadth of knowledge and experience such as visitor attraction management, sustainable planning & development, food & drink tourism, and contemporary issues in hospitality management.
  • Have the option to study an industrial placement year.

Entry Requirements

Our general requirement for the foundation year is 48-72 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications, as well as motivation and potential to succeed.

IELTS:

6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

  • This degree offers potential for employment in a wide range of areas within the tourism and hospitality sector. Your qualification, practical experience and volunteering opportunities will provide you with the prerequisites employers are looking for. Alternatively, it may equip you with the skills to start your own business in the service sector.
  • Specific careers can include: Destination Manager, Accommodation Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Corporate Hospitality, Catering Manager, Conference Centre Manager, Event Manager, Destination Marketing Manager, Service Manager.

Course Details

Key course features:

  • Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.
  • Is made up of stimulating and thought-provoking modules covering essential business topics.
  • Includes advanced modules providing a breadth of knowledge and experience such as creating events, food & drink tourism, visitor attraction management, sustainable planning & development, contemporary issues in hospitality management and human resource management.
  • Through our close relations with the North Wales tourism industry, we are able to arrange exciting guest speakers and on-site visits to some of the key organisations in the fields of hospitality, tourism and events.
  • Enjoy complimentary student membership of the Institute of Hospitality.

YEAR 1 (FOUNDATION YEAR)

Fundamentals of HRM
The Skills You Need
Fundamentals of Business
Introduction to Marketing
Contextual Studies
Fundamentals of Finance

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 4)

Introduction to Management & Business
Introduction to Business Finance & Accounting
Marketing Essentials
Understanding Human Resource Management
Business Analytics

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 5)

Managing International Visitor Attractions
Entrepreneurship & Innovations
Digital Business Strategy
Managing Sustainable Planning and Development for HTE
Agile Leadership
Optional Industrial Placement Year

YEAR 4 (LEVEL 6)

Strategic Marketing
Global Food & Drink Tourism
Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management
Strategic Management
Dissertatio

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