Foundation Degree: Tourism Management Level 4/5 (Full time)apply now Options
|Course Title||Foundation Degree: Tourism Management Level 4/5 (Full time)|
|Start Date||9th September 2019|
|Fees||Fee details on enquiry. All learners are fee-assessed at enrolment|
About the Course
The Foundation Degree in Tourism Management offers a great opportunity either for people working in the Travel and Tourism industries to add a Higher Education qualification to their curriculum vitae or for those who aspire to working within this dynamic and exciting sector.
UCAS code N800.
What you will study
You will study core modules including:
Optional modules include:
Linking to the Westminster Kingsway College employer partners, this programme also offers the opportunity for work experience.
The course will enable you to develop a wide range of employability skills through the experience you will gain during the course as well as an emphasis on a vocational approach to teaching. This course will equip you with the skills to work for any part of the industry such as integrated resorts, airlines, tourist boards, tour operators and across specialist areas such as destination management, marketing, sales, logistics, customer services and HR.
Managerial roles in tourism are challenging and rewarding. Tourism managers need to make sure that their businesses are sustainable, profitable and provide a high quality experience for their customers and staff.
The tourism sector is the largest sector in the world's economy and is short of good quality managers. Recent graduates from this course have gone onto roles such as Trainee Business Travel Consultant, Assistant HR Manager, Sales Co-ordinator. Many also start their own businesses in the sector including web-based tour operations.
A variety of methods including group and individual projects will be used, and to reflect the vocational nature of the course, assessment will feature a number of work-based activities based on real-life case studies as well as research from field trips and trade shows.
Some elements of the course will consist of on-line assessment although full preparation for this will be provided.
The programme enables progression to a range of Honours Degrees. You could progress to the BA Honours Top-Up programme in Tourism and Business Management at Westminster Kingsway College.
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