Hospitality and Events Management - Foundation Degree
Course Code: TH1HE146
UCAS Code: NN8F
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Hospitality and Events Management provides a dynamic and evolving environment that serves people across the international spectrum, people work hard and expect to be treated well with optimum customer service during their leisure time. The United Kingdom cherishes a positive world reputation of delivering hospitality and for many, Blackpool is a place historically, where it all began. There are many careers in this vocational area across the spectrum and business enterprise and innovation are key to a successful career. If you are a people person who enjoys challenge, and hospitality comes naturally to you then our course will be just what you are looking for, studying with us a degree by the sea.
Our Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Events Management aims to provide you with the knowledge, skills, interests and abilities needed to compete successfully for employment in a variety of managerial/supervisory jobs within the hospitality and events industry. You will gain a thorough insight into all aspects of the sector with the added bonus of learning in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment. A major focus of this course is on developing a deep understanding of the industry and its customers, which will prove invaluable when it comes to seeking employment and/or promotion.
Unique features of the programme include; employer involvement through the visiting speakers, industry visits and contextualised assessments; the opportunity to engage in cross cultural debates and to explore the management implications of cultural diversity; the opportunity to gain the experience of learning in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment; and the flexibility to engage in social and industry networking
A minimum of 80 UCAS points or an equivalent qualification. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.
Modules and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Methods
A variety of learning techniques are used, underpinned by both group and individual work. In addition to lectures, where key concepts are covered, workshops and debates are included on the course to develop confidence and creativity. Other teaching and learning methods include seminars, teamwork, tutorials, , presentations, role plays, visits, and independent and guided learning. The College’s online learning provision, ‘Moodle’ allows you to access lecture material, contact tutors, submit and gain feedback on assignments and contribute to topical debates by interacting on public forums.
Work Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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