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Undergraduate study
Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management*

N830 FdA/HTM


Course overview

This FdA in hospitality and tourism management gives you an academic qualification and experience in a vocational and academic environment.

You take part in seminars and lectures to build your theoretical knowledge, while also completing practical sessions, masterclasses and study trips to industry standard facilities. Core and optional modules allow you to develop your knowledge and are designed to give you a progressive understanding of hospitality and tourism management.

This course is multidisciplinary and incorporates theory and practical sessions and is influenced by business and management which allows the variety of learning opportunities and experiences the course offers.

This course is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Darlington College.

* Subject to University approval


Course details

Course structure

Modules for this course will appear here soon.

Modules offered may vary.


How you learn

You work in small groups with personal tutors to assist you in all elements of learning throughout the two-year course. You are taught by industry professionals and highly skilled and experienced lecturers with a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops and practical learning to ensure you gain the practical experience needed to work in industry. You have the opportunity to complete work experience in the hospitality and tourism sector to increase your experience.

How you are assessed

A variety of assessment methods are used to enhance your experience and ensure you develop key transferable skills. Formative feedback is given throughout the course.

You are assessed through coursework designed to demonstrate your ability to meet the learning outcomes of the course. Assessments will include, presentations, posters, assignments, portfolios, practical assessments and exams.

Our Disability Services team provide an inclusive and empowering learning environment and have specialist staff to support disabled students access any additional tailored resources needed. If you have a specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism, sensory impairment, chronic health condition or any other disability please contact a Disability Services as early as possible.
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

For entry to level 4/year one, applicants must:

be 18 years or over by 31 December in their first year of study
have a Level 3 qualification – such as
Diploma in Professional Cookery (with pass grade of 60 credits or more)
NCFE Introductory Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a merit grade or above
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a pass grade
Or a Business management equivalent qualification at level 3

Or a minimum of 2 years’ relevant industry experience

For entry to level 5/year two, applicants must have:
120 credits at level 4 in a Hospitality/Tourism qualification or equivalent
Attend a professional discussion prior to joining the programme to explore Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For general information please see our overview of entry requirements

You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.
Find out more about RPL



Career opportunities

On successful completion of the course, you are going to be appropriately placed and equipped with the necessary academic tools, professional skills and knowledge as well as personal and transferrable skills to compete for junior management positions within the industry. There will be opportunities for work placements throughout the course, which may lead to employment opportunities.

The course is affiliated with the Institute of Hospitality Education Membership Scheme allowing you the opportunity to access information to assist your studies and prepare you for a successful start to your career.



Entry to 2021/22 academic year

Fee for UK applicants
£6,150 a year

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What is included in your tuition fee?

  • Length: 2 years
  • UCAS code: N830 FdA/HTM
  • Start date: September
  • Semester dates
  • Typical offer: 40-48 tariff points

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  • Not available part-time

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