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This course will give you the opportunity to develop the specialist skills and knowledge needed for management within the global hotel industry.
On this course you will learn about the management of hotel products and services in a global economy, and we will encourage you to develop a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the international hotel sector.
Learning about the UK and global Hotel Industry, you will be prepared for a career in one of the world's largest industry.
Why choose this course?
On this course, you will learn about the management of hotel products and services and you will be encouraged to develop a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the industry. You will undertake study in both practical and theoretical subjects with many opportunities to interact with the hotel industry through competitions, guest speakers, industry mentoring programmes and both external and internal events.
You will also complete a work placement, which should be undertaken with an international hotel or hospitality company, in a country other than your own. Prior relevant work experience may be accredited towards this.
We aim to build your knowledge of restaurant management with food and beverage modules, as well as broadening your understanding of the service industry’s global operations.
During the course, you will gain valuable work experience in your work placement, a minimum of 40 weeks (1400 hours), over the course of an academic year. The placement can be in any area of the hospitality industry either in the UK or abroad, and allows you to gain essential skills learned through working in an operating business.
Career and study progression
By developing a strong management background in the context of the international hospitality industry, you will also gain transferable skills for a range of careers in international or UK hotel groups, restaurants and catering firms.
- international hotels
- UK hotel and leisure groups
- restaurant companies
- contract or licensed sectors
- independent hospitality or food businesses.
Once you have completed your degree we have a wide range of postgraduate courses offered by the London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism. See our postgraduate courses page to view all the courses on offer.
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16% written exam, 18% practical exam, 66% coursework
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9% written exam, 13% practical exam, 78% coursework
On this course, you will learn about the management of hotel products and services and you will be encouraged to develop a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the industry.
You will undertake study in both practical and theoretical subjects with many opportunities to interact with the hotel industry through competitions, guest speakers, industry mentoring programmes and both external and internal events.
During the course, you will complete a 40 weeks (1400 hours) work placement. The work placement can be undertaken in any sector of the hospitality industry, either in the UK or abroad, and will provide you with essential experience and knowledge.
Year one (Level 4)
- Principles of Management and Leadership
- Academic Development and Employability
- Food and Beverage Operations I
- Introduction to Accounting and Finance
- Rooms Division Operations
- Food and Beverage Operations II
Year two (Level 5)
- Sales and Marketing
- Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry
- Managing Human Resources
- Research Methods for Managers
- Room Management
- Restaurant and Management of Functions
Year three (Level 6)
- Service Operations Management
- Strategic Management
- Contemporary Issues and Management of Change in Hospitality
- Service Industry Dissertation/Business Project
Plus one option from:
- Global Marketing
- International Human Resource Management
- Business Leadership and Professional Development Management
- Hotel Project Management
- Revenue Management
- Strategic Food and Beverage Management
- Hospitality Information Technology Strategies
112 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications.
These can include:
- A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above
- BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit
- Access to HE Diploma
You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.
Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the above qualifications but possess relevant work experience, you are invited to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.
Level 5 entry
If you wish to enter directly at level 5 of this course you will be required to follow procedures in accordance with the university regulations. The demonstration of appropriate knowledge, competencies and relevant industrial experience is required and will be considered by the relevant university board. You are an ideal candidate for entry at this level if you have a 120 undergraduate credits at level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area.
Level 6 entry
If you wish to enter directly at level 6 of this course you will be required to follow procedures in accordance with the university regulations. The demonstration of appropriate knowledge, competencies and relevant industrial experience is required and will be considered by the relevant university board. You are an ideal candidate for entry at this level if you have a 240 undergraduate credits (at level 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.
International entry criteria
International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).
In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.
We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses
Fees for home and EU students
- Main fee
- Fees for our 2019 courses have not yet been released.
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.
How to apply
UK and EU students
Apply for this course at www.ucas.com when UCAS applications are open, from the previous September until June (see dates). You will need our institution code W05 and the UCAS code given on the right hand side of this page.
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