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PROSPECTUS 2017

BA Tourism and Business Management Top up

The BA Tourism and Business Management (Top Up) has been developed to meet the educational and training needs.

 
 
 
 
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About the BA Tourism and Business Management Top up programme

The BA Tourism and Business Management (Top Up) has been developed to meet the educational and training needs for those who wish to progress beyond Foundation degree, particularly those with a tourism related qualification. There is a local need for this with the areas diverse tourism industry alongside both a national and international demand for educated tourism managers.

The aims of the programme are to enable the students to enter the dynamic tourism industry equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge, at management level.

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Annual Salary
£18,000
Entry Salary
£24,000
Mid Range Salary
£30,000
High End Salary
Males & Females Employed
69%
31%
31%

Entry requirements

For 2017 entry onwards: applicants must have 240 credits at level 4 and 5; e.g. Foundation degree in relevant area such as FD Tourism & Hospitality Business Management with a 50% average at level 5 (other than in mitigating circumstances which will be individually addressed).

Students must also complete the Bridging Unit prior to commencing the programme; completion of this unit will ensure that students who may have been out of education for some time, or who achieved a level 4/5 qualification with no research element at level 5, are still able to commence their level 6 studies with confidence.

What you will learn

Level 6
  • Marketing Communications (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Management Issues (20 credits)
  • Cultural Issues in Tourism (20 credits)
  • Management of the Tourism Product (20 credits)
  • Dissertation/Desk based Study/Work Related Project (40 credits)

What Next

Successful applicants can progress into a career in business or tourism management, or on to a higher degree or a post graduate certificate/diploma. Successful applicants can progress to Management Careers in Tourism, Local Authorities, Marketing, Attractions Management, Tour Operations, Private Sector Tourism, Operational Management, Teaching, General Management etc.

Programme Benefits

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one within the Tourism industry. Graduates will be able to pursue a wide range of roles within the tourism sector such as customer service roles within tourism, marketing for tourism, sales, product development for tourism/tourist attractions, IT and administration. All of these roles can be either deployed nationally or internationally. Graduates will also be able to seek senior positions within the generic tourism industry within hotels, holiday resorts and cruise ships.


Learning & Teaching Methods

Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential. A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars and workshops together with student-led presentations and self-directed learning tasks.




More information

UCAS Code:GRIMC G80 NN18 BA/BTM
Credit Level:6
Credit value:120
Course start date: September
Course duration: Full time for 1 year
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BA Tourism and Business Management Top up

Your programme

About the BA Tourism and Business Management Top up programme

The BA Tourism and Business Management (Top Up) has been developed to meet the educational and training needs for those who wish to progress beyond Foundation degree, particularly those with a tourism related qualification. There is a local need for this with the areas diverse tourism industry alongside both a national and international demand for educated tourism managers.

The aims of the programme are to enable the students to enter the dynamic tourism industry equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge, at management level.

Programme Benefits

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one within the Tourism industry. Graduates will be able to pursue a wide range of roles within the tourism sector such as customer service roles within tourism, marketing for tourism, sales, product development for tourism/tourist attractions, IT and administration. All of these roles can be either deployed nationally or internationally. Graduates will also be able to seek senior positions within the generic tourism industry within hotels, holiday resorts and cruise ships.

Entry requirements

For 2017 entry onwards: applicants must have 240 credits at level 4 and 5; e.g. Foundation degree in relevant area such as FD Tourism & Hospitality Business Management with a 50% average at level 5 (other than in mitigating circumstances which will be individually addressed).

Students must also complete the Bridging Unit prior to commencing the programme; completion of this unit will ensure that students who may have been out of education for some time, or who achieved a level 4/5 qualification with no research element at level 5, are still able to commence their level 6 studies with confidence.

What you will learn

Year 1

Level 6

Learning & Teaching Methods

Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential. A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars and workshops together with student-led presentations and self-directed learning tasks.

More information

UCAS Code:GRIMC G80 NN18 BA/BTM
Credit Level:6
Credit value:120
Course start date: September
Course duration: Full time for 1 year

What Next

Successful applicants can progress into a career in business or tourism management, or on to a higher degree or a post graduate certificate/diploma. Successful applicants can progress to Management Careers in Tourism, Local Authorities, Marketing, Attractions Management, Tour Operations, Private Sector Tourism, Operational Management, Teaching, General Management etc.

What to do next?

Interested in this course? contact us on 0800 328 3631 or headmissions@grimsby.ac.uk.

Not sure? why not visit us at our next open event, they are a great way to find out about what we have to offer so come along and have a chat with the tutors and see what courses are available.

Our next open event/s will be:

Saturday
13th May
 10am - 1pm


Equality & Diversity

All of our activities in relation to teaching, safeguarding, training, recruitment, retention and progression are core business areas where we must be mindful of the diverse needs of those we work with. Although the law no longer requires public sector organisations to produce equality schemes, the Grimsby Institute Group has produced an Equality Statement, which is more than mere words, but a statement of our intent.

This statement underpinned by declarations from the leaders of the Grimsby Institute Group include many actions we believe will proactively eliminate all forms of discrimination where they exist and prevent them from occurring in the first instance.

Equality Intent turning into equality action is the future ethos and philosophy of the Grimsby Institute Group and as the principal lead for Equality, Diversity Inclusion & Human Rights the Grimsby Institute Group will demonstrate this commitment in all that they do.


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