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International Hotel Management

University of West London

  • January, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • £6167.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Do you want to work at management level in hotels around the world? Our international hotel management course could be your route to the career of your dreams. 

This course is designed to help you stand out to potential employers by combining practical experience with essential theory. Students on the placement year course will have the opportunity to apply their learning on an international placement. 

You will examine the management of hotel products and services in a global economy, developing a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the international hotel sector.

Do you want to work at management level in hotels around the world? Our international hotel management course could be your route to the career of your dreams.  This course is designed to help you stand out to potential employers by combining practical experience with essential theory. Students on the placement year course will have the opportunity to apply their learning on an...

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Course Content

This innovative course will help you to develop the vocational skills and specialist knowledge you need for management and leadership roles within the global hotel industry. 

Employers in the hospitality industry are looking for graduates who possess a combination of practical and theoretical skills. We have created this course to help you meet these needs, so you are prepared for a rewarding career in one of the world’s largest industries.

The breadth of subjects covered on this hotel management course will help you to develop into a high-calibre, motivated graduate. Moreover, by developing your practical abilities, we aim to equip you with the confidence and flexibility to thrive in the diverse hospitality services industry. 

The core modules of our strong syllabus are fundamental to your understanding of the complexities of international hotel management. We also offer a selection of optional modules that will enable you to focus in more detail on your personal areas of interest. 

You will cover important aspects of hotel management at the international level, including HR, operation management, restaurant management and issues facing the industry today. 

In addition, you will have opportunities to connect with the hospitality industry to enhance your knowledge and broaden your network. We will arrange activities such as:

  • competitions
  • guest speaker sessions
  • industry mentoring programmes
  • internal and external events.

Placement

After your second year (Level 5), you can choose to take a 40-week paid work placement with a hotel or hospitality business in a country other than your own. Your work will be monitored and contribute to your course assessment. After your placement you will return to the final year of your studies.

This innovative course will help you to develop the vocational skills and specialist knowledge you need for management and leadership roles within the global hotel industry.  Employers in the hospitality industry are looking for graduates who possess a combination of practical and theoretical skills. We have created this course to help you meet these needs, so you are prepared...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

West London Campus

Part Time, 4 years

January, 2020

£6167.00

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Entry Requirements

112UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications

These can include:

  • A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • Access to HE Diploma

You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

Level 5 (year 2) entry
To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area.

Level 6 (year 3) entry
To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.

112UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications These can include: A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit Access to HE Diploma You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents. Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
89%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
94% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
79% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
89% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
79% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
95% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
95% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
84% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
68% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
74% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
58% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
68% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
74% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
68% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
67% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
37% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
74% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
58% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
89% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
84% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
95% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
69% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
89% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
89% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
79% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
47% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
25% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points0

  • Employment Rate95%

  • Average Graduate Salary£29000

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