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Wolverhampton Business School

International Hospitality Management with Foundation Year

BA (Hons) Full-time 4 years, Part-time 8 years

This course prepares you for management roles in the dynamic and global hospitality industry.

This course prepares you for management roles in the dynamic and global hospitality industry.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code N862
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time
  • Course Length Full-time (4 years), Part-time (8 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

This course prepares you for management roles in the dynamic and global hospitality industry. By studying this programme you will acquire industry relevant knowledge and develop skills to help you plan and manage resources and enhance consumer experiences. You will be equipped to work within the contemporary hospitality industry and prepared for management careers with worldwide work opportunities.

The foundation year of this course is designed to offer applicants who do not have the required qualifications, a programme which will equip them with a robust toolkit of academic, digital and personal skills required for successful study in higher education. It also provides an understanding of, and insight into, a range of disciplines that underpin their chosen programme of study. In the foundation year students will develop their ability to gain the most out of structured in-class study, and also to manage and evaluate their own independent learning. This wide range of transferable skills is of immense value in both undergraduate study and graduate employment. Upon successful completion of the foundation year, students will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of their subject area to degree level.

 

 

What happens on the course?

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

This course prepares you for many managerial roles including those in hotels, restaurants, contract catering, arenas, pubs and nightclubs. Employers range from family-run businesses to multi-national brands, with opportunities for self run businesses. Positions held by former graduates include: Unit Managers in Marriott Hotels, Wetherspoons, Welcome Break, and Yates Wine Lodge. Other graduates have become Operations Co-coordinator at Telford International Centre; Personnel Manager at Adams Beach Resort, Cyprus; Hospitality Manager at Molineux Football Stadium; and Events Coordinator at Best Western Valley Hotel.

 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

We make sure that you have opportunities to gain professional qualifications alongside your degree – for example you can study at a greatly reduced rate for the National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (NCPLH), which is essential for anyone wishing to work as a licensee in the UK. Work based practice and employability are key themes of this course and you will engage with industry experts throughout your studies, making sure that you are equipped to work within the contemporary hospitality environment and are able meet the challenges of enterprise in the digital age. 

 

As a graduate of this course you will be able to:

  1. strategically analyse and evaluate the regional, national and international business environment and its impact on the local hospitality environment
  2. demonstrate the knowledge and enterprising skills required in managing an international hospitality function
  3. use industry-specific digital technology, in the context of developing and managing a contemporary hospitality business
  4. recognise and value the importance of the hospitality consumer, their needs, experience, and diversity, in both the operational and strategic contexts
  5. apply appropriate theoretical concepts to dynamic and diverse hospitality concerns such as gourmet restaurants, pub franchises or international hotels
  6. manage the complex relationships between the key industry players, whilst acknowledging the social responsibility of the 21st century hospitality manager.

 

 

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

2020 Entry

Typical entry requirement: 48 UCAS points

  • A Levels - grades DD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades PPP
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma (Full Award)

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here

 Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

“Having chosen to undertake a degree at the University of Wolverhampton, I was happy to have my expectations exceeded on almost all accounts. A key focus during the course was the ability to fully understand the industry and also to gain the skills and knowledge that set me above others during the recruitment process.”

“I am convinced that the degree, and the knowledge I gained through it, gave me a fantastic platform for my development and opened up great career opportunities. I owe a considerable amount of my success to my lecturers. Combined with an unforgettable social life and lifelong friends, the years I spent there benefit me every day."

 

 
 

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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