Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management
The CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality is a substantive management programme, typically taught over a nine month period and designed to provide students with direct entry to the final year of a university bachelors degree.
The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the hospitality industry. In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at senior managerial level in the industry.
Therefore, the Level 5 Advanced Diploma is an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelors degree level study.
The programme comprises 7 mandatory units and leads to a total of 120 credits.
Minimum Guided Learning Hours are 480. Assessment is via a combination of closed book written 3 hour examination or assignment/work assessment. All assessments are marked or moderated by CTH.
Entry is available to graduates of the CTH Level 4 Diploma or an equivalent approved qualification. Students must have a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or an approved equivalent.
Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement may choose to combine this programme with CTH’s English for Hospitality & Tourism.
Entry & Progression
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (QAN: 601/7131/5)
|Credit Value (CV): 120|
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for Qualification: 480||Total Qualification Time (TQT) for Qualification: 1200|
|Unit Code||Unit Title||L||CV||GLH||URN||Assessment Method|
|UFTH||Understanding Funding and Finance in Tourism and Hospitality||4||15||80||K/507/3866||Closed book written examination|
|HRMTHI||Human Resource Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry||5||25||60||T/504/4421||Assignment|
|SMTHI||Strategic Marketing in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry||5||15||60||A/504/4422||Closed book written examination|
|CRMTHI||Customer Relationship Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry||5||15||60||F/504/4423||Assignment or work-based assessment|
|CITHI||Contemporary Issues in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry||5||15||60||J/504/4424||Closed book written examination|
|FBM||Food and Beverage Management||5||20||80||T/504/4449||Assignment|
|FMTHI||Facilities Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry||5||20||80||M/504/4451||Assignment or work-based assessment|
|Advanced Diploma Total (7 units)||120||480|
This unit covers understanding the concepts of financial management and accounting within a hospitality or tourism business; controlling the finances and managing the cash flow and manage the profitability of a department within a hospitality or tourism business.
This unit covers understanding the principles of human resource (HR) management in the tourism and hospitality industry; leading teams and developing human resources policies.
This unit covers contributing to the development of marketing and sales strategies in the tourism and hospitality industry; optimising marketing communications, building strategic partnerships, new product development and understanding the purpose and components of an organisational business plan.
This unit covers developing a customer service strategy in the tourism and hospitality industry; managing customer relationships (CRM) and evaluating customer service.
Assessment: Work-based or Assignment
This unit covers understanding how to identify emerging issues in the tourism and hospitality industry and examining their impact.
This unit covers developing food and beverage operations, understanding the management of food and beverage operations and evaluating their effectiveness.
This unit covers evaluating the role of a facilities manager in a hospitality or tourism organisation; ensuring the facilities of a hospitality or tourism organisation meets health, safety and environmental requirements and maintaining and developing the facilities of a hospitality or tourism organisation premises.
Assessment: Work-based or Assignment
Students who successfully complete the CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma are eligible to gain progression to a number of universities worldwide. Some of these are shown below but for full details click here