BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH HONOURS IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT


Awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Full Time
Overview

Cardiff Metropolitan University

With a long heritage of more than 150 years and an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching, Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMU) has since been committed to delivering high-quality education to students hailing from over 140 countries worldwide. Student-centered and industry-focused, CMU seeks to inspire students to enhance their theoretical and practical skills and reach for the stars through a large selection of quality-assured academic programmes. The University is also a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), and the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS).

Underpinned by its research-informed pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning, CMU has been a recipient of multiple distinguished awards over the years. Based on the International Student Barometer (ISB) Survey 2015, CMU was awarded the top University in the UK for overall international student support for six (6) times.

The University was then ranked the best university in Wales and 8th in the UK amongst 154 UK Universities for sustainability in the annual People and Planet University League – 2017. In 2018, 82.4% of the students at CMU also expressed satisfaction in the College's teachings – The Guardian News. And according to the 2019 League Table Ranking by The Complete University Guide, CMU is one of the top 80 universities in the UK.

For updated and accurate information of Cardiff Metropolitan University, please visit their website at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk

Programme Introduction

Just like hotel and tourism management, events management is another prominent field which falls under the umbrella of hospitality. To prepare students for the fast-evolving and globally diverse hospitality industry, the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Hospitality and Events Management programme equips students with the knowledge and capabilities to effectively devise and manage event concepts.

This programme offers students the opportunity to develop key hospitality management skills coupled with the critical thinking abilities to assess a wide span of events within the conferences, exhibitions and corporate events sector. Furthermore, the Industrial Work Experience module that students have to undertake in the second year is endorsed by Hospitality Alliance Singapore which comprises of seven (7) renowned hospitality associations. Towards the end of the programme, students are required to complete the requisite dissertation research project.

Upon successful completion, qualified students will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Hospitality and Events Management by Cardiff Metropolitan University. Graduates will be fully armed with the competencies to evaluate the current micro and macro environmental factors as well as trends which are of vital importance to the current and future success of events within the Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) industries.

DIMENSIONS International College is an approved academic partner of Cardiff Metropolitan University for the above programme.

The programme consists of two components:

I. Theory and practical lessons conducted at DIMENSIONS International College (30 months).
II. Industrial Attachment (IA) / Industrial Work Experience* (Year 2). Students will be trained at hotels, resorts, country clubs or restaurants (6 months).

Objective

  • To equip students with the comprehensive knowledge of strategic management principles within Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) organisations.
  • To provide students with the expertise to manage events within the conferences, exhibitions, hospitality and corporate events sector.

Designed for

  • Undergraduates who wish to acquire a range of skills and knowledge required for management positions in one of the largest employment sectors both locally and internationally.
  • Individuals who aspire to secure employment in hotels, restaurants, clubs, bars, resorts and event management organisations.
Course Structure

Course Structure

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Hospitality and Events Management consists of 20 modules.

* Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) will be arranged for qualified students. Students must satisfy the following pre-qualifying requirements prior to school’s arrangement for their Internship / IA posting:
A. Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of the IA posting
B. Complete and pass the practical and theory assessments of your course
C. Achieve at least an attendance rate of 90%
D. Pass the Interview and Screening Test (comprising technical test and performance test)
Note:
  • Internship / IA posting is not guaranteed and will be subject to the approval of relevant passes by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). No further Internship / IA posting will be arranged if a student withdraws or is terminated from the IA centre.
  • Students who fail to secure an IA will have to successfully complete a Research Project.
  • Qualified students who have secured an Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA) with an organisation will have to successfully complete the IA. Students who withdraw or are terminated from the IA centre will result in a failed IA module. In order for students to graduate from this programme, students are required to retake the module in the form of a Research Project. Students are also required to pay a re-take fee for the module as well as the fee for the extension of the Student’s Pass

Course

(Year 1)

  • Outline for Hospitality in Practice
  • Outline for International Hospitality Events and Operations
  • Outline for Events in Context
  • Outline for Diversity and Social Inclusion for THE
  • Outline for Finance for Managers
  • Outline for Managing People and Organisations
  • Outline for Personal Development Planning

(Year 2)

  • Outline for Event Design and Project Management
  • Outline for Global Hospitality Management Today
  • Outline for HRM for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE)
  • Outline for Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE)
  • Outline for Research Methods
  • Outline for Business Development and Finance
  • Outline for Industrial Work Experience with Personal Development Planning

(Year 3)

  • Outline for Legal Issues for Events
  • Outline for International Food and Beverage Management
  • Outline for Strategic Management for THE
  • Outline for Branding and Advertising
  • Outline for Conferences, Exhibitions and Corporate Events
  • Outline for Dissertation

Scope of Study

Theory and practical skills in the Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) industries, particularly hospitality

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions, researches and practicals

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2018, please click here.
To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Course Fee per Year

Full-time

1. *Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

18,800.00

3. Registration Fee for Overseas University

:S$

1,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

510.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

900.00

6. Course Material

:S$

1,050.00

7. *Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

8. *International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

9. *ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

1,675.80

Total

:S$

25,615.80

Part-time

1. *Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

14,000.00

3. Registration Fee for Overseas University

:S$

1,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

900.00

6. Course Material

:S$

980.00

7% GST

:S$

1,244.60

Total

:S$

19,024.60

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module

:S$

481.50

13. Re-take Fee Per Module (excluding IA module)

:S$

3,210.00

14. Re-take Fee for Internship / Industrial Attachment (IA)

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 2nd April 2018. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

30 months Institutional Training and 6 months Industrial Attachment (IA)* (Total 36 months)
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 60 months of Institutional Training excluding Industrial Attachment (IA) period, subject to the approval from Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students may consider pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Hospitality and Events Management or other options within this field of study.

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level: GCE A-Level with passes in at least three subjects at D Grade and above (including Mathematics and Science) or successfully completed DIMENSIONS’ Foundation Programme for Higher Education or 3-year Senior High School Diploma or equivalent Diploma in related disciplines.
English Proficiency: IELTS score of at least 6.0 or pass the DIMENSIONS’ Certificate in Academic English Level 5 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Part-time

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be held in the evening

and/or

Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

Assessments in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Combination of practical assessments, examinations, test, assignments, reports, project, portfolio and presentations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Following the University’s Generic Marking Criteria in 21 classifications evaluating a student’s Knowledge and Understanding, Cognitive Skills, Practical/Professional Skills and Transferable Skills

Module Name Assessment Methods (Weighting)
Hospitality in Practice Practical (40%), Exam (60%)
International Hospitality Events and Operations Practical (50%), Assignment (50%)
Events in Context Assignment 1(50%), Assignment 2 (50%)
Diversity and Social Inclusion for THE Assignment – Portfolio (100%)
Finance for Managers MCQ/Case Study (20%), Case Study/Class Test (20%), Exam (50%), Participation (10%)
Managing People and Organisations Practical (40%), Exam (60%)
Personal Development Planning Assignment 1 (30%), Assignment 2 – Reflective Summary (70%)
Event Design and Project Management Assignment (25%), Report (25%), Practical Project (50%)
Global Hospitality Management Today Assignment (60%), Portfolio (40%)
HRM for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) Exam (50%), Assignment (50%)
Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) Exam (40%), Assignment (50%), Presentation (10%)
Research Methods Assignment (100%)
Business Development and Finance Assignment (100%)
Industrial Work Experience with Personal Development Planning Work Experience Presentation (15%), Reflective Report (50%), Employers’ Report (5%), Application (20%), Presentation (10%)
Legal Issues for Events Assignment (100%)
International Food and Beverage Management Presentation (25%), Report (75%)
Strategic Management for THE Exam (40%), Assignment (50%), Presentation (10%)
Branding and Advertising Assignment (50%); Presentation (50%)
Conferences, Exhibitions and Corporate Events Assignment (50%); Presentation (50%)
Dissertation Assignment (100%)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by an Awards Assessment Board of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Hospitality and Events Management awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all all modules, including Industrial Attachment (IA) / Industrial Work Experience*

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.