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FdAHospitality Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Edge Hotel School United Kingdom, Wivenhoe House, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
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A world of opportunities is waiting for you. Graduates of this programme could go onto careers in the UK or overseas in hotels, restaurants, spas, cruise ships, airlines, events and visitor attractions.

The Hospitality Management degree provides you with the knowledge and industry connections to launch your career in hospitality management. You will develop your hospitality skills and business management understanding to open up a world of opportunities in this growing industry.

The course includes an integrated work experience placement in Wivenhoe House, a 4* country house hotel on Essex’s Colchester campus.

After completing the FdA you will have the opportunity, subject to satisfactory performance, to continue with your studies and finish with a BA degree.

Change management and hospitality business innovation
Gastronomy and food trends
Finance and macro-economics
Event planning and venue management
Human resources management
Digital marketing
Sessions on research methods, presentation skills and referencing to assist you with your learning, as well as sessions on CV writing and behavioural interview techniques.
The Edge Hotel School experience is unlike any other student experience. Based on the University of Essex Colchester campus, you will have the best of both worlds. Not only will you graduate from a leading university* – you will develop your industry knowledge and professional skills by working within Wivenhoe House, a real-life 4* hotel, alongside your studies.

Career opportunities

The skills you will gain throughout your Hospitality Management degree will be transferrable to a range of working environments within the hospitality industry including hotels, restaurants, resorts and event management. There are opportunities throughout the course to meet hotel general managers and recruitment managers to further your professional network.

Graduates of this programme can go onto careers, in the UK or internationally, in areas such as:

Marketing and sales
Events or festival management
Cruise ships

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States