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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

International Hotel Management (1 year top-up)

Top up your qualification to degree level and develop the strategic, commercial and operational skills needed to run a successful property in the hotel industry.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: 2020/21 fees are not yet confirmed. See fees and funding below.
International: £13,650 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N862
When do I start? September 2020

Course summary

  • Study a robust programme of business modules.
  • Develop your understanding of the challenges confronted by the international hotel sector.
  • Gain a qualification that combines research, theory, general business acumen and real-world work experience.

Top up your qualification to degree level and develop your cultural awareness and understanding of the challenges associated with doing business around the globe. Our flexible, responsive programme is designed for you in collaboration with our industry partners to meet the need for forward-thinking, innovative hospitality graduates who can strategically manage complex hotel operations.


How you learn

You are taught by lecturers with a rich industry background – having held management positions in chain and independent hotels in the UK and abroad who infuse teaching with research, industry expertise and passion for the hotel industry. You will be provided with a challenging and supportive learning environment where you will experience 'hands-on' practical learning combined with a traditional classroom environment.

You learn in many ways including

  • video conferences with international partners
  • a consultancy project with a real-world hotel organisation
  • field trips
  • site visits
  • work with external organisations

Applied learning

Live projects

Opportunities for learning are not just limited to the classroom. Your final year requires you to consult directly with a hotel business to resolve a real-life business issue. There is also a focus on business development, planning and pitching a hospitality venture to industry collaborators. This course also incorporates computer simulation to help you understand how to develop and manage a hotel property.

Networking opportunities

Industry interaction comes formally through visiting speakers and informally through our association with the Institute of Hospitality, our strong alumni network and the activities of our hospitality society. We're proud to be one of the founding partners of the Classroom to Boardroom event, which introduces you to a variety of stakeholders through the medium of round table discussions and networking activities.

Competitions

You are encouraged to participate in competitions which celebrate success within the industry. Previous students have been winners or finalists of The Young Guns competition, an industry award that recognises those who have excelled during their placement year. Students have also participated in Passion 4 Hospitality, Young Hoteliers Summit and Zest Quest Asia and many others.


Future careers

The hospitality industry is thriving and employers are eager for our graduates. This course will prepare you for managerial roles in organisations such as

  • multinational hotels
  • leisure groups
  • conference venues
  • pubs, bars and restaurants.

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to careers in industries such as

  • real estate
  • facilities
  • retail
  • automobiles
  • manufacturing

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality industry.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • a state-of-the-art kitchen and restaurant space
  • specific software applications
  • computer simulations of hotel operations

Entry requirements

All students

Normally one from

• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules

• equivalent qualification in a relevant subject

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Hotel Management Consultancy Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Hotel Operational Analysis Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Hotel Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/2021 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK/EU students starting this course in 2019/20 are £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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