- Course overview
This one-year level 3 course builds on your foundation degree, higher national diploma (HND) or equivalent studies with an emphasis on hospitality, tourism and/or events. You’ll top up your existing skills by choosing from a variety of modules including contemporary event issues, crisis and disaster management (or leadership), hospitality dynamics, entrepreneurship and research methods. Open the door to new career opportunities in the hospitality, tourism and events industries, in sectors such as hotels and resorts, restaurants and caterers, tourism destinations and attractions, airlines, cruises, spa management and environmentally sustainable tourism.
HTM331 Researching Hospitality, Tourism and Events
This module allows you to develop your practical expertise in research investigations. You will develop a systematic understanding of the issues involved in the design and conduct of business research from a subject perspective.
HTM333 Hospitality Dynamics
In this module you will explore and reflect on current concepts, trends, and issues in the hospitality industry and management. You will learn through lectures and seminars with subject specialists.
HTM341 Current Event Issues
This module develops learner knowledge on current global issues, concepts, and trends. The aim is to help learners appreciate the complexities of future scenario planning and how to best apply the findings to the events industry through reflection and application to different scenarios
HTMP301 Career Investment Programme 3
The Career Investment Programme is a development scheme designed to enhance students' employability. The stage 3 module focuses on providing students with information on graduate options, including further study and graduate management schemes, and equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary for articulating and recording achievement and applying for graduate positions. The module also includes a number of workshops and events designed to develop students' skills and knowledge, with the purpose of filling gaps in their CV's and enhancing their employability.
ELC314 International Business Communication
The module is designed to help students who have English as a second language to develop and refine their ability to communicate effectively in English in the global business environment encompassing different national cultures, business practices and systems. Students will engage in a range of written and oral tasks and assessments which will develop their business communication skills.
HTM310A Crisis and Disaster Management in the Hospitality, Tourism and Events Industry
The purpose of this module is to equip students with a sound understanding of the principles and practice of economic, environmental and political crisis and disaster management in the hospitality, tourism and events industries.
You will develop a critical understanding of the theories and concepts of entrepreneurs. You will identify entrepreneurial opportunities in hospitality and tourism, and consider the role of innovation, creative thinking techniques and service development.
"The module allows the student to explore the role of leadership within organisations, including both the practical and theoretical aspects of leadership, and how such concepts can change over time.
Through an intensive field trip activity, it enables students to further explore and reflect upon leadership theory and concepts in practice.
Every undergraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the course aims, the course structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.
The following programme specification represents the latest course structure and may be subject to change:
The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.