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PROSPECTUS 2017

FdA Tourism Management

Are you looking for a career in tourism? Do you enjoy working with the public?

 
 
 
 
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About the FdA Tourism Management programme

The fast-growing tourism industry is eager to employ qualified individuals that can demonstrate a capacity for management. This programme has been developed through consultation with local and national employers and has been specifically designed with the needs of North East Lincolnshire and national tourism industry in mind.

As a result, there is a strong emphasis on those particular skills that are in high demand in today's marketplace.

The programme focuses on developing practical skills that will enable students to achieve both career and personal goals, in particular the opportunity to progress to the BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up degree at Grimsby Institute. All students undertake a work placement and strong links exist with companies in the USA, as well as many local positions.

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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%
  • 100% Feedback on my work has helped me clarify things
  • 84% Feedback on my work has been prompt
  • 100% Staff have made the subject interesting
  • 100% Staff are good at explaining things
  • 95% I have received sufficient advice and support

Entry requirements

For 2017 entry onwards: applicants require 96 UCAS points at A' Level or equivalent or an Access to HE Diploma. Additionally applicants will be expected to have a minimum grade C in GCSE English, Maths or equivalent. In line with the widening participation brief, the Institute encourages applications from those who lack formal academic qualifications. All such applicants will be set an appropriate piece of work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

What you will learn

Subject areas:
  • general business and management studies
  • application of theory to practice
  • project management and planning for tourism

What Next

BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up
Management in public and private sector of the tourism industry
Local government.
Airlines
Tour operators
Hospitality industry

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. Some graduates will progress on to a final year of study in order to complete a BA Degree in this discipline. 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. Integrating a work-based or placement opportunity, students will be visited in the workplace by a member of Institute staff to ensure a positive partnership between the employer mentor and to monitor that learning in the workplace is effective. Workplace learning is designed to support the development of an employable graduate equipped with the attributes, skills and knowledge to progress within a global market.




More information

UCAS Code:GRIMC G80 N832 FdA/TM
Credit Level:5
Credit value:240
Course start date: September
Course duration: 2 years full time
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PROSPECTUS 2017 ENTRY


FdA Tourism Management

Your programme

About the FdA Tourism Management programme

The fast-growing tourism industry is eager to employ qualified individuals that can demonstrate a capacity for management. This programme has been developed through consultation with local and national employers and has been specifically designed with the needs of North East Lincolnshire and national tourism industry in mind.

As a result, there is a strong emphasis on those particular skills that are in high demand in today's marketplace.

The programme focuses on developing practical skills that will enable students to achieve both career and personal goals, in particular the opportunity to progress to the BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up degree at Grimsby Institute. All students undertake a work placement and strong links exist with companies in the USA, as well as many local positions.

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. Some graduates will progress on to a final year of study in order to complete a BA Degree in this discipline. 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 require 96 UCAS points at A' Level or equivalent or an Access to HE Diploma. Additionally applicants will be expected to have a minimum grade C in GCSE English, Maths or equivalent. In line with the widening participation brief, the Institute encourages applications from those who lack formal academic qualifications. All such applicants will be set an appropriate piece of work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience.

What you will learn

Year 1

Subject areas:

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. Integrating a work-based or placement opportunity, students will be visited in the workplace by a member of Institute staff to ensure a positive partnership between the employer mentor and to monitor that learning in the workplace is effective. Workplace learning is designed to support the development of an employable graduate equipped with the attributes, skills and knowledge to progress within a global market.

More information

UCAS Code:GRIMC G80 N832 FdA/TM
Credit Level:5
Credit value:240
Course start date: September
Course duration: 2 years full time

What Next

BA Tourism and Business Management Top Up
Management in public and private sector of the tourism industry
Local government.
Airlines
Tour operators
Hospitality industry

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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