Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Course Level: Level 7 Course Duration: 1 Year Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) Course Fees (International Students): £3 950.00p.a. Course Fees (Home/EU Students): £1 199.00p.a.

Introduction:The Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management aims to provide students with:

  • The ability to understand the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors.
  • To explore the strategic issues in relation to business planning and development within the hospitality and tourism sectors, rather than operational issues.
  • To prepare candidates for senior management roles within the hospitality and tourism industry
  • To develop higher level academic skills…

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Course Level: Level 7 Course Duration: 1 Year Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) Course Fees (International Students): £3 950.00p.a. Course Fees (Home/EU Students): £1 199.00p.a.

Introduction:The Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management aims to provide students with:

  • The ability to understand the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors.
  • To explore the strategic issues in relation to business planning and development within the hospitality and tourism sectors, rather than operational issues.
  • To prepare candidates for senior management roles within the hospitality and tourism industry
  • To develop higher level academic skills to enable them to transfer to masters level study

Assessment:The 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 Seven outcomes within a non-homogeneous vocational context.

Assessment involves investigative assignments, presentations and action research activities. The assessment of candidates’ work is centre based, against the specified learning outcomes and directed by CTH.


Progression:CTH students have gained entry onto the second and third year of university hospitality and tourism programmes and links exist with a number of universities for students who are interested in enhancing their qualifications. These universities have excellent tourism and/or hospitality departments and offer CTH students the opportunity to secure a successful future in these industries. For information about Universities please visit http://www.cthawards.com.

Students who have successfully completed all modules of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management programmes will be awarded the full membership status at the Confederation of Tourism Hospitality. Students are also eligible to apply for the full membership of Institute of Hospitality (formerly HCIMA).

Course Content:

Module 1: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies
Module 2: Management and Leadership Across Cultures
Module 3: Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning

Plus any ONE from the following options:

Module 4: Managing Hospitality and Tourism Projects
Module 5: Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers
Module 6: Critical Analysis of Emerging Issues in Torrism

All the modules are assessed by a written assignment of 5000-6000 words.

Entry Requirement

  • Bachelor degree in Hospitality/Tourism Management (from a recognised institution) or
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline (from a recognised institution) or a minimum of 3 years working experience in the Hospitality and/or Tourism Sector at managerial or supervisory level

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: 5.5 Bands or equivalent (5.5 in all components)
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