Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 16
Total Hours: 480
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Siobhan.Hallawell@swc.ac.uk
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This Foundation Degree prepares you for a career in International Travel and Tourism Management. It focuses on acquisition and application of knowledge relevant to the role of the manager in the global hospitality industry. Through work based learning, the course provides opportunities to develop and enhance your practical, personal and interpersonal skills vital to successful performance in the workplace. On completion, you will be equipped to operate in a management role in the industry.
Terms & Conditions
Students are required to:
Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
You will gain an understanding of the underpinning theory of travel and tourism andmanagement from a global perspective. You will also have the opportunity to develop skillsrequired to work effectively as a manager in this industry.
Successful completion of the programme requires learners to achieve 240 CATS points from modules studied including: (all modules subject to validation approval)Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events;Management in Action;Managing Financial Performance;Events Operations;Employability Skills;Work Based Learning;People Management;Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Range of optional modules to be studied, to determine specialism pathways including, (all modules subject to validation approval)
Inbound and Domestic Tourism;
Global Travel and Tourism Management;
Food and Beverage
Food and Beverage
To be confirmed;
Assessment will take the form of written assignments, written reports, practical assessments, presentations and formal examinations. Learners will complete a period of Work Based Learning and complete a project whilst on placement.
On completion of the course successful Learners may progress to Honours Degree such as International Hospitality Management or International Travel & Tourism Management at Ulster University. Bridging options for final year entry are possible subject to academic
performance. Learners can progress into employment in a wide variety of organisations at junior or duty management level.
72 UCAS tariff points (180 in old UCAS points). Four GCSE passes including English and Maths or equivalent. One A Level or equivalent. Refer to general entry requirements.