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Hospitality Management and Event Management PGCert

Hospitality Management and Event Management PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Hospitality Management Events Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is designed for graduates and/or those with recent relevant professional experience to enhance their employability and effectiveness via the development of a range of cognitive, intellectual, practical, personal and interpersonal skills combined with knowledge about the hospitality and event industry. The award provides a contextual knowledge base from which students can interpret relevant concepts and theories and develop ideas to provide solutions to the complex challenges facing hospitality and event organisations.

What skills will you gain?

  • Critically engage with hospitality and event management discourse for future employment or continuing personal and professional development.
  • Critically evaluate social, cultural, economic and technological trends in the leisure economy to effectively design and manage sustainable hospitality products/services
  • Synthesise an effective event plan through critical evaluation of current trends, event planning processes and event marketing in an advanced technology driven world.

Career path

In the first instance, the course by design offers an edge in that it enables students to have a wider range of employment sector outcomes in either more traditional hospitality careers, or the event management area. Employability is incorporated in all the modules seeking to engage students with hospitality and event management discourse for future employment and continuing personal and professional development. This course also prepares students who may want to run their own business in event planning, event catering, food service and wedding planning. Advanced Hotel and Accommodation Management (7LI010) for example includes life project simulation which requires student to engage with life location to develop a practically feasible project. Students also have the option to progress to master’s degree, and subsequently postgraduate research degree if they so wish.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

23-SEP-19

Modules

7LI010 Advanced Hotel and Accommodation Management (20 Credits) - Core
7LI016 Advanced Food and Beverage Studies (20 Credits) - Core
7LI006 Managing events in a Digital World (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the PgC Hospitality and Event Management would include: an undergraduate honours degree (2.2 minimum) from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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