BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH HONOURS IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (Teach-out)


Awarded by the University of Chester (UK)

Full Time
Overview
University of Chester

From its roots in the North West of England, as the country’s first purpose-built provider of higher education for teachers, the University of Chester now offers a comprehensive range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as undertaking world class academic research.

Now with a diverse student body of more than 18,000, drawn from every continent, the University is committed to developing curriculum with a wide range of educational providers both within the UK and overseas.

The institution is currently based across six sites, with specialist facilities – the Parkgate Road Campus, Kingsway Buildings, Riverside Campus and new Queen’s Park Campus (home to the Chester Business School), all in Chester, as well as the Warrington Campus, and the new multi-million pound Thornton Science Park in Ellesmere Port which is dedicated to Science, Engineering and business engagement. These are complemented by a number of partner institutions.

Programme Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Hospitality Management awarded by the University of Chester, UK aims to improve the competency level of students in the fields of hospitality and tourism by providing requisite academic and vocational skills relevant in the industry. Students will refine their knowledge and understanding through research, analysis, critical thinking and evaluation as well as enhance their skills in communication and information technology through acquiring and communication information.

Conducted at the City Campus of DIMENSIONS International College, the course is validated by University of Chester and students who successfully complete the programme will be eligible for a University of Chester award.

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

For updated and accurate information of the University of Chester, please visit their website at www.chester.ac.uk

Objective

  • To provide students with the requisite academic, vocational and transferable skills, knowledge and understanding to engage in hospitality profession.
  • To enable students to critically evaluate arguments and case studies in respect of the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • To develop students ability to analyse and draw reasoned conclusions concerning structured and to a more limited extent, unstructured problems from a given set of data and from data which must be acquired by the student.
  • To build communication and IT skills through acquiring, analysing and communicating information (including use of spreadsheets, standard statistical package, word processing and databases)
  • To expand the capacity for independent and self-managed learning by encouraging attitudes to become life-long learners who recognise the need to engage in continuous personal and professional development in the hospitality and/or tourism sector.

Designed for

  • Those who aspire to embark on career opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry
Course Structure

Course Structure

This course consists of 18 modules.

Course

(Year 1)

  • Outline for Managing Service Organisations and their Resources
  • Outline for Marketing for Hospitality Operations
  • Outline for Food, Beverage and Events Management
  • Outline for People Management and Leadership
  • Outline for Accommodation and Facilities
  • Outline for Managing Large Scale Events and Conferences

(Year 2)

  • Outline for Finance and Business Planning in Hospitality Organisations
  • Outline for Exceeding Customer Expectations
  • Outline for Change Management in Hospitality
  • Outline for Global Business Environment for Hospitality
  • Outline for Quality Management in Hospitality
  • Outline for International Business Operations

(Year 3)

  • Outline for International Hospitality Marketing
  • Outline for Strategic Customer Service Management
  • Outline for Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Outline for Financial Management
  • Outline for New Business Development
  • Outline for Event Planning and Management

Scope of Study

Theory and practical lesson on Hospitality Management

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and research

Commencement Date/Intakes

This course is not available to new students for enrolment.

Course Fees

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Course Fee per Year

1. *Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

18,800.00

3. *Registration Fee for Overseas University

:S$

800.00

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$

1,626.80

Total

:S$

24,866.80

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

* One-time Fee
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 1st June 2017. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

36 months Institutional Training (Year 1, Year 2, Year 3)
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 5 years, subject to the approval from the University of Chester, UK

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

For career pathway, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these areas:

  • Operation or Management in Hotel, Café, Restaurant, Club and Resorts, etc.
  • Hospitality or Tourism related jobs or Service-oriented industry
  • Corporate Training Service
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Relevant Marketing and HR Management, etc.

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: 3 subjects pass with “D” grade or above at GCE A-Level Exam including Mathematics; or successful completion of DIMENSIONS’ Foundation Programme for Higher Education (Level 3) or DIMENSIONS’ Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality of relevant discipline.
English Proficiency: At least IELTS 6.0 or CAE Level 5 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS or a “Pass” with at least “C” grade for English Language at GCE O-Level.

  • Applicants with Level 5 Diploma or Advanced Diploma in related studies may be considered for advanced standing into the final (third) year.
Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Monday to Friday:
9.30am – 12.30pm and/or 1.45pm – 4.45pm

3 contact hours per session, 5 sessions per week
(Total: 15 contact hours per week)

Note: This course will be conducted at City Campus.

Examination Period

Examinations in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Combination of assignments and/or examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Combination of assessment including Case Analysis, Presentation, Assignment, Individual and Group Project, Test and Examination.
The assessment methods and weighting of each individual module are listed below, subject to change at the discretion of the University of Chester:

Modules Assessment Methods (Weighting) Grading Criteria
Managing Service Organisations and their Resources Assignment (50%); Exam (50%) Following the University’s Generic Marking Criteria in 10 classifications evaluating a student’s Knowledge and Understanding, Intellectual / Cognitive Skills, Practical Skills and Transferable / Key Skills in term of percentage
Marketing for Hospitality Operations Assignment (100%)
Food, Beverage and Events Management Assignment (100%)
People Management and Leadership Assignment (80%); Presentation (20%)
Accommodation and Facilities Assignment (100%)
Managing Large Scale Events and Conferences Assignment (90%); Presentation (10%)
Finance and Business Planning in Hospitality Organisations Assignment (100%)
Exceeding Customer Expectations Assignment (100%)
Change Management in Hospitality Assignment (75%); Presentation (25%)
Global Business Environment for Hospitality Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
Quality Management in Hospitality Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
International Business Operations Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
International Hospitality Marketing Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
Strategic Customer Service Management Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
Strategic Human Resource Management Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
Financial Management Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)
New Business Development Assignment (100%)
Event Planning and Management Assignment (50%); Exam (50%)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Hospitality Management awarded by the University of Chester (UK)

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments, projects, tests and examinations

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.