This is a substantive management programme, typically delivered over a nine month period in the case of full-time students. BAA Level 4 courses combine practical career-based elements with a number of essential underpinning management disciplines that will be invaluable as the individual’s career progresses. The course is therefore an ideal preparation for immediate employment in the sector.
The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the hospitality industry. In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at senior managerial level in the industry. It is therefore an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelors degree level study.
Level 6 Pro-Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Equivalent to Bachelor's Degree.
This programme is BAA’s ultimate undergraduate level award and has been expressly designed to provide equivalent learning to that provided by a British university bachelor’s degree programme in hospitality and tourism. In fact, graduates of this programme are able to convert their award into a recognised British university bachelor’s degree from Binary University simply by completing an additional dissertation.
Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism 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 370 Guided Learning Hour programme 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.
BAA Postgraduate Diploma graduates have access to a range of universities to convert their Postgraduate Diploma into a Masters Degree.
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