International Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness Management Top Up BA (Hons) 2021/22 entry

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Course code:

NN18

Study options:

1 year full-time

 

Location:

Coventry University London

Starting:

September 2021
January 2022

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Course code:

LONU047

Study options:

1 year full-time

 

Location:

Coventry University London

Starting:

September 2021
January 2022

Fees:

Get in touch

Coventry University London

+44 (0) 20 7247 3666


info.london@coventry.ac.uk

Overview

The BA (Hons) International Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness Management Top Up course is suitable for you if you have experience in or are seeking a career in these sectors, or if you have an educational background in business. According to the World Trade Organisation, the hospitality and tourism sectors have grown rapidly and this course aims to address the need for graduate-level management skills.

There is a strong interest in wellness and personal health that has helped the global wellness economy grow by more than 6 per cent annually over the last decade: a sector worth $4.5 trillion in 2018, according to the Global Wellness Institute. By the year 2024, the travel and tourism wellness industry (including hospitality) is expected to support 346 million jobs and could account for one in ten jobs on the planet (WTTC Report, 2015). This course provides the foundation for launching a rewarding management career in sectors that help to enhance the quality of life for customers and clients.

Why Coventry University London?

We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.

COVID-19

The University may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are prepared for courses due to start in or after the 2020/2021 academic year to be delivered in a variety of forms. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with Government and Public Health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.

Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to Covid-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.

Global ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

Employability

Career-ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Student experience

All the support you need, in a top student city

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What our tutors say...

Our Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Tourism and Wellness Management will prepare you for an exciting career in an equally thrilling industry. You’ll have a vast array of career opportunities in a range of sectors. Whether you want to run boutique hotels in big cities, manage exotic resorts in remote places or own restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos or cruise liners, our degree will perfectly prepare you.

Dr. Joanna Voulgaropolou

Course information

The BA (Hons) International Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness Management Top-Up course aims to assist successful graduates to develop the skills and capability to advance a management career in their chosen part of the hospitality, tourism and wellness sectors.

The course team draw on a network of hospitality professionals supported by the competitive nature of the London market, because the city is a source of leading industry practice. This helps to ensure students have a qualification that meets the expectations of major organisations in the sector. For example, key professionals in this network of contacts currently include people working for organisations such as Marriott Hotels, Savoy Hotel, Ritz Hotel, and The Lancaster London, Red Carnation Hotels, Compass Group, People 1st, Claridge’s and MW Eat Restaurants as well as a number of smaller entrepreneurial businesses located in and around The City of London (subject to availability). While it is not possible to guarantee which guest speakers and field trips might be offered to enrich study on the course, the campus has the benefit of a central London location to make such opportunities relatively accessible.

The University may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are prepared for courses due to start in or after the 2020/2021 academic year to be delivered in a variety of forms. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with Government and Public Health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.

Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to Covid-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.

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Modules

Overview

Students in this one-year course will be encouraged to build on previous study and knowledge, and undertake more in-depth study. More specifically, they will be encouraged to develop their knowledge and skills with a holistic approach to International Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness Management, gaining an appreciation of this diverse field through the study of: Entrepreneurship for Hospitality and Wellness Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Wellness Practice and Health Promotion, International Hospitality Operations Management, Digital Marketing Strategy and Strategic Management.

Modules

  • International Hospitality Operations Management

  • Strategic Management

  • Wellness Practise and Health Promotion

  • Sustainable Tourism

  • Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Entrepreneurship for Hospitality and Wellness Tourism

Overview

Students in this one-year course will be encouraged to build on their previous study and experience and undertake in-depth study that will help them to develop their strategic and critical judgement. This helps to prepare students for a management career once they graduate. More specifically, they will be encouraged to develop a holistic understanding of the sector to set in context the different specialist areas found within International Hospitality, Tourism and Wellness Management. This will involve study across six taught modules that develop student understanding from operational insights to strategic perspectives of the industry.

Modules

  • International Hospitality Operations Management

  • Wellness Practice and Health Promotion

  • Sustainable Tourism

  • Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Strategic Management

  • Entrepreneurship for Hospitality and Wellness Tourism

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated. Before accepting any offers, please check the website for the most up to date course content.

In more detail...

  • An innovative degree that aims to reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of the wellness sector, with a focus on physical, mental and social wellbeing
  • A holistic approach to hospitality, tourism and wellness management
  • Lectures and talks by experienced professionals with a wealth of industry experience (subject to availability)
  • Enhanced professional development and employability
  • Internationalisation – many businesses in this sector are multi-national; they employ teams with culturally diverse backgrounds and you can expect your studies to support career opportunities around the world.
  • Professionalism – the topics you study are embedded in the latest management practice, and you’ll even learn consulting skills.
  • Operations – learn to organise a range of complex resources (from people to places) while delivering a profit.
  • Marketing – explore how to identify, service and communicate with a range of consumers in different markets.

Besides lectures, seminars and our online learning platform, you should receive regular exposure to the world of work. The course has been designed to be highly practical, providing you the opportunity to graduate as an experienced, work-ready individual with great employer appeal.

Tutors organise trips* to meet experienced professionals from the hospitality industry, and arrange networking opportunities with business owners and managers (subject to availability). You may also have the opportunity to go on a field trip overseas*, and have access to an active programme of guest speakers (subject to availability). In the past, this has included high-profile figures from leading businesses.

It’s also important to learn from other members of your course, and you should see your fellow students as a potential source of new understanding. Our London campus attracts students from many countries around the world, and we encourage students to share their experiences and perspectives from their home countries. This helps to support multi-cultural appreciation, and it helps to make everyone part of an exciting and diverse University community. It means the University community also mirrors the character of London as one of the world’s great and truly global cities. Across the city, you will find numerous examples of industry practice where you will be able to reflect on how to apply aspects of your studies, and this can help to embed your understanding and build your industry insight.

* Please note that we are unable to guarantee any field trip, event, placement or study abroad opportunities and that any such opportunities referred to on this webpage may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods may include industrial reports, presentations, quizzes, practical or project work, group work, blogs, etc. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving intended learning outcomes. Assessments may include exams, individual assignments or group work elements.

A student who successfully completes the course will have achieved the following Course Learning Outcomes:

  • LO1. Critically reflect upon the origin, meanings and development of hospitality, sustainable tourism and wellness management;
  • LO2. Provide evidence and evaluate the relationship between mental wellbeing, physical activity and nutrition and identify the needs of a variety of groups; including special populations and different cultures;
  • LO3. Research and critically evaluate paradigms, theories, concepts and information related to hospitality and tourism management and operations in order to make judgments and frame appropriate questions to achieve a solution to a problem;
  • LO4. Develop and justify new ideas for hospitality, tourism and wellness management concepts in an information age, associated with innovations within the operational and strategic management of financial, human and physical resources and digital marketing;
  • LO5. Plan, design, execute and communicate a sustained piece of independent intellectual work which provides evidence of critical engagement with, and interpretation of, appropriate data

In a typical week you will have around nine hours of formal study time, which can include a mixture of lectures, seminars and workshops.

As an innovative and enterprising institution, the university may seek to utilise emerging technologies within the student experience. For all courses (whether on-campus, blended, or distance learning), the university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via online technologies and methods.

Many aspects of your study on this course are likely to include elements of international content. You will explore hospitality, tourism and wellness management case studies from around the world, and your lecturers will share experiences of their work or research in other countries. There may be optional overseas field trips with visits to different types of hospitality and wellness businesses and institutions.*Throughout the course, your learning is designed to be set in a global context, and you’ll study alongside – and should learn from – students from other parts of the world. There may also be opportunities to engage in collaborative work with partnership institutions and overseas university students/professionals (subject to availability).

*Please note that we are unable to guarantee any field trip, event, placement or study abroad opportunities and that any such opportunities referred to on this webpage may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

What our tutors say...

Our Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Tourism and Wellness Management will prepare you for an exciting career in an equally thrilling industry. You’ll have a vast array of career opportunities in a range of sectors. Whether you want to run boutique hotels in big cities, manage exotic resorts in remote places or own restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos or cruise liners, our degree will perfectly prepare you.

Dr. Joanna Voulgaropolou

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What our tutors say...

Our Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Tourism and Wellness Management will prepare you for an exciting career in an equally thrilling industry. You’ll have a vast array of career opportunities in a range of sectors. Whether you want to run boutique hotels in big cities, manage exotic resorts in remote places or own restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos or cruise liners, our degree will perfectly prepare you.

Dr. Joanna Voulgaropolou

Starts

Fee


September 2021

£9,250 (per year)


January 2022

£9,250 (per year)


Scholarships and bursaries

We offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries to students at Coventry University to help fund the cost of your study. Eligibility may depend on your circumstances and academic achievement.

Starts

Fee


September 2021

£15,000 (per year)


January 2022

£15,000 (per year)


Scholarships and bursaries

There are a number of scholarships available to international students at Coventry University. EU students may be eligible for a transition bursary.

This course may incur additional costs associated with any field trips, placements or work experience, study abroad opportunities or any other opportunity (whether required or optional), which could include (but is not limited to) travel, accommodation, activities and visas.

Reduced course fees for EU students

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students who are starting their course in September 2021 and onwards will be classified as an international student. To support our EU community who are affected by this change, Coventry University are providing an EU Member State Transition Bursary.

Students ordinarily domiciled in an EU Member State who prior to the 2021/22 academic intake qualified for UK fees (home fee status), are eligible for the EU Member State Transition Bursary. This will bring fee levels for those students across the Group into line with those of UK students for courses starting in the 2021/22 academic year.

Review more details on our EU Member State Transition Award/Bursary page.

What our tutors say...

Our Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Tourism and Wellness Management will prepare you for an exciting career in an equally thrilling industry. You’ll have a vast array of career opportunities in a range of sectors. Whether you want to run boutique hotels in big cities, manage exotic resorts in remote places or own restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos or cruise liners, our degree will perfectly prepare you.

Dr. Joanna Voulgaropolou

Career prospects

Graduate Immigration Route visa

Based on current information from the UK Government, international students whose study extends beyond summer 2021 may be eligible for a visa under the UK Government’s Graduate Immigration Route, which will enable students to stay and work, or look for work, in the UK at any skill level for up to two (2) years. Check the most up to date guidance available to check your eligibility and any updates from the UK Government before making an application or enrolment decision.

Roles our previous graduates have gone into include:

  • General Manager
  • Spa Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Room Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Conference and Exhibition Organizer
  • Sales and Marketing Administrator
  • Events Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Tour Agent
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Tourism Management

Where our graduates work

Organisations our previous graduates have worked with include:

  • Ritz Hotel
  • Hilton London Tower
  • The Langham, London
  • Nobu Hotel
  • Galvin La Chapelle
  • Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester
  • Benares Restaurant
  • London Wellness Centre
  • Evolve Wellness Centre

What our tutors say...

Our Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Tourism and Wellness Management will prepare you for an exciting career in an equally thrilling industry. You’ll have a vast array of career opportunities in a range of sectors. Whether you want to run boutique hotels in big cities, manage exotic resorts in remote places or own restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos or cruise liners, our degree will perfectly prepare you.

Dr. Joanna Voulgaropolou
Disclaimer

By accepting your offer of a place and enrolling with us, a Student Contract will be formed between you and the university. A copy of the 2021/22 Contract can be found here. The Contract details your rights and the obligations you will be bound by during your time as a student and contains the obligations that the university will owe to you. You should read the Contract before you accept an offer of a place and before you enrol at the university.

The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For UK and EU students, if Parliament permit an increase in tuition fees, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study in line with any such changes. Note that any increase is expected to be in line with inflation. Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

For International students the tuition fee that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus for the first year of study will apply. We will review our tuition fees each year. For international students, we may increase fees for each subsequent year of study but such increases will be no more than 5% above inflation.