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Business, Tourism & Management

Foundation Degree in International Tourism and Events Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing tourism and events organisations more effectively.

Modules include: Applied Personal and Professional Development, Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events and Operations Management for Leisure, Events, Tourism and Sport.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at C grade or 2 A levels at E grade or above or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

The recognised progression route for this programme is the BA (Hons) in International Tourism and Events Management.

Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of tourism and events disciplines, for example: conferencing and events management, tourism and planning consultancy, tour operations, the airline industry, marketing and consultancy

Study Mode

Part-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. There is a work placement required for the Applied Industrial Placement module in year 2. You will mainly complete written assignments as you progress through the programme. There are some modules that require an exam. In the second year, the Applied Industrial Placement involves an oral assessment.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated 3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

International visit usually 300-600 and event resources usually around 20.

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Janet Beale 01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk