The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) – Level 7 Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Awarding Organisation: The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is the UK’s leading professional awarding body for qualifications in the specialist growing hospitality and tourism sector worldwide. The following link provides an extensive pathway of information for students covering all areas from qualifications through to future employment routes.

Assessment is in the form of assignments and exams, however Khalsa College London has its own internal policy of continuous assessment which is carried out each term in the form of an exam and short assignment. Additionally your Course co-ordinator will discuss with you course specifications, how to access additional external information, assessment criteria and feedback. We work with students in the classroom to identify areas of both strength and weakness and there is an opportunity to have weekly one-to-one time with a member of our teaching staff to discuss any areas of concern and/or gain feedback on assignments. Assignments are marked following the CTH criteria by an approved IV (Internal Verifier) before submission to CTH (EV) external verifier for final sign-off. Any exams will be conducted under strict invigilation following CTH’s guidelines and our own exam policy guidelines.

Please come in to Khalsa College London or give us a call on 020 8427 5132 to discuss the course at more length, you are welcome to book a meeting with the Course Co-ordinator to discuss any matters relating to the course before making your decision.

Level: 7

Admission Requirements: Applicants should be holders of either a relevant recognised bachelors degree (equivalence for non-UK degrees evaluated through NARIC) or the CTH Level 6 Diploma. Admission may also be granted to non-graduates with a minimum of three years’ work experience at supervisory or managerial level in the hospitality and tourism industries. All applicants should have IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level.

Exemptions: Contact College.

Fees: Fees on application. Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment. Additional fee : books, membership to awarding body and examinations. Fees once paid are non-refundable.

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This university endorsed international qualification is appropriate for both hospitality and tourism graduates and experienced hospitality and tourism managers without a first degree.

It also provides an effective route for graduates in other fields who wish to make a career change into the growing hospitality and tourism sectors.

This is a 1,200 Guided Learning Hour programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage skills that will provide students with a very strong foundation for further advancement in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in a combination of face to face classroom interactions, attending seminars, visits to hotels, self study and group study, as well as independent study and research work.

The postgraduate Level 7 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 7 outcomes within a non-homogeneous vocational context.

Syllabus Overview:

CTH Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management – Candidates must achieve:

  • All 3 Mandatory units, providing 90 credits, and
  • 1 optional unit, providing 30 credits. i.e. a total of 120 credits at level 7.
  • Min credit: 120
  • Max credit: 120
  • Min GLH for qualification: 1200
  • Max GLH for qualification: 1200

Assessment involves investigative assignments, presentations and research activities. The assessment of candidates’ work is centre based, against the specified learning outcomes and directed by CTH. To maintain the quality of these qualifications, all centres are expected to demonstrate a robust assessment system. In order to manage the quality of assessment within approved centres, CTH carries out external marking and moderation of assessments.

Programme Objectives

  • To understand the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors.
  • To explore the strategic issues in business development, rather than operational level issues.
  • To secure employment at senior supervisory/management level.
  • To secure progression on to the dissertation stage of a Masters Degree.

Annual fees for the courses are payable at the time of enrolment. All fees are for one academic session, and not refundable. The fees include the costs of the teaching and internal examinations. The fees do not, however, cover the cost of books, stationery, handouts or the cost of external examinations.

For more information please contact: Khalsa College office

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