Tourism and Hospitality management

This university endorsed international qualification is appropriate for both hospitality and tourism graduates and experienced hospitality and tourism managers without a first degree.
It also provides an effective route for graduates in other fields who wish to make a career change into the growing hospitality and tourism sectors.

This is a 360 Guided Learning Hour program where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self-study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage skills that will provide students with a very strong foundation for further advancement in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in a combination of face to face classroom interactions, attending seminars, visits to hotels, self-study and group study, as well as independent study and research work.

The postgraduate Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma assessment methods have been designed to enable students to demonstrate Level Seven outcomes for this level of qualification.

Given the broad and highly varied nature of the hospitality and tourism industry, candidates will need to demonstrate the higher-level skills and qualities specified in the Level 7 outcomes within a non-homogeneous vocational context.
Program Objectives
To understand the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors.
To explore the strategic issues in business development, rather than operational level issues.
To secure employment at senior supervisory/management level.
To secure progression on to the dissertation stage of a Master’s Degree.
Admission requirements
Applicants should be holders of either a relevant recognized bachelor’s degree (equivalence for non-UK degrees evaluated through NARIC) or the CTH Level 6 Diploma. Admission may also be granted to non-graduates with a minimum of three years’ work experience at supervisory or managerial level in the hospitality and tourism industries. All applicants should have the following English proficiency: Minimum English IELTS 5.5 or an approved equivalent. (Recommended English IELTS 6.0 level or an approved equivalent).
Syllabus Overview
Students must achieve
all 3 Mandatory units, providing 90 credits, and plus one unit from optional group, giving 30 credits Mandatory group
 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies 30 Credits      
Management and Leadership Across Cultures  30 Credits
Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning 30 Credits
And two units from optional group
 Managing Hospitality and Tourism Projects 30 Credits
Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers 30 Credits
Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies:
Enable students to develop their understanding of marketing strategies and public relations tactics in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Assessment: Assignment
Management and Leadership Across Cultures:
Develop a critical understanding of the range of issues associated with management and leadership across cultures.
Assessment: Assignment
Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning:
Enable students to develop skills in strategic analysis and strategic planning. The module also considers risk evaluation and management, as well as business ethics.
Assessment: Assignment
Plus ONE of the following options:
Managing Hospitality and Tourism Projects:
The purpose of this module is to enable students to develop understanding and skills in project management and decision-making. Students should critically evaluate a range of management tools and apply them practically through a project plan.
Assessment: Assignment
Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers:
The purpose of this module is to enable students to develop understanding and skills in research design, research methods and research presentation.
Assessment: Assignment
Assessment involves investigative assignments, presentations and research activities. The assessment of candidates’ work is center based, against the specified learning outcomes and directed by CTH. To maintain the quality of these qualifications, all centers are expected to demonstrate a robust assessment system. In order to manage the quality of assessment within approved centers, CTH carries out external marking and moderation of assessments.
Masters Pathway
CTH Postgraduate Diploma graduates have access to a range of universities to convert their Postgraduate Diploma into a Master’s Degree. Information with the Registrar’s office.
On completion of the  Postgraduate Diploma the students have the opportunity to complete an MBA program from a range of UK universities. The Top up program can be studied online or on campus. The MBA Top up comprises the final 60 credits which consist of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.


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