Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management
(Top-up)

Full-time Programme developed and awarded by Wrexham Glyndwr University

About University

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a vibrant, friendly and inclusive learning community focused on inspiring each student and placing them at the heart of everything we do. Our courses have an applied focus and offer a rich, hands-on and supportive learning experience designed to further ambition and encourage students’ passion to succeed.

Wrexham Glyndwr University is home to more than 6500 students and offers over 150 courses in its undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio. These are split across four academic schools, the School of Creative Arts, the School of Social and Life Sciences, the School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering and the North Wales Business School. The University holds a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver award for the quality of its teaching, 85% of students are satisfied with the teaching on their course (National Student Survey 2017) and boasts 93% graduate employability (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2015/16 graduates).

Facts

  • Wrexham Glyndwr University has 3 campus: Wrexham (Main Campus), Northop and St Asaph.
  • Research at Wrexham Glyndwr University has been described as ‘world-leading’ (REF 2014).
  • Holds a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver award for the quality of its teaching.
  • Obtained 93% graduate employability (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2015/16 graduates).

Where is Wrexham Glyndwr University

  • Wrexham Glyndwr University’s main campus is located in Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom.
  • The driving distance between London and Wrexham is 307.5km, which is about 3 hours 30 min driving time.

About the Programme

This degree brings new elements of tourism to the fore, combining customer service and hospitality with event management and other key factors related to the entertainment arena.

The modules are stimulating and thought provoking, covering essential and specialist business themes. Students will also study strategic thinking, tourism, contemporary issues in hospitality management and strategic marketing.

The hospitality, tourism and event management degree provides practical opportunities to develop students’ creativity, resourcefulness, curiosity and ability to contribute to the ongoing growth of hospitality, tourism and events management.


PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

  • This is a top-up final year degree programme for SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management graduates.
  • The programme includes 4 modules and 1 dissertation to be conducted over 3 semesters in 12 months.
  • 1 semester = 4 months
  • Each semester consists of 12 teaching weeks and 4 break weeks.
  • Passing mark: 40%

DURATION

12 Months

MODULES

  • Strategic Thinking (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management (20 credits)
  • Food & Drink Tourism (20 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

Please click here for module Synopsis.

TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

  • The programme is conducted on face-to-face basis.
  • Teaching ratio 1:66 for lecture and tutorial class
  • Assessment is continuous throughout each term and may include management reports, portfolio, presentation, group/ individual project, forum, essays.


PROMOTION AND GRADUATION

Upon passing all the modules, the student will be awarded Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management (Top-up) Awarded by Wrexham Glyndwr University , UK

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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT

  • SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or Equivalent

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

  • IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent for non- native speaker and students not advancing from SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or equivalent qualifications.