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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Full-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Singapore
Awarded by: Northumbria University

Course Introduction

With over 35,000 students across 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest public universities. Established since 1880, Northumbria has a lustrous history of more than 135 years. Northumbria University programmes are endorsed by world-leading professional accreditation bodies which positioned Northumbria amongst the Top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employability within 6 months after graduation (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2012).


Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hospitality and Tourism Management from Northumbria University.

The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.

Curriculum Overview

This programme introduces you to the world of Business whilst allowing you to combine key business subjects with functional areas. It equips students with a clear understanding of the management challenges in this sector, and preparing students for managerial posts in the hospitality and tourism industries.

The total programme consists of 12 units and may be completed in a minimum of 16 months.

Professional Recognition and Accreditation:
  • AACSB Accreditation, which has been earned by less than 5% of the business programme worldwide.
  • 22nd for the Business Program (The Sunday Times University Guide 2013)
  • Top 10 for graduate level employability (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2012)

Semester 1  Global and International Business Contexts
 Destination Planning and Resort Management
 Business Performance Management
Semester 2  Markets and Customers
 Personal and Organisational Development
 Travel Industry Management and Operations
Semester 3  Applied Business Ethics
 The Business of Conferences, Events and Entertainment
 International Hospitality Management
 Dissertation*
Semester 4   Dissertation*
 Strategic Management and Leadership
 Key Issues for Hospitality and Tourism Managers

*Dissertation will be conducted concurrently through Semester 5 and Semester 6.

Honours Award
Honours in the degree will be awarded in accordance with the university's course regulations.

Entry Requirements

The BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management accepts a wide range of qualifications.

These include:

  • Relevant Polytechnic Diploma
  • Relevant Private Diploma
  • Non-related Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Mature candidates with working experience and other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Applicant is required meet the English Requirement by Northumbria University and all the applications are subjected to the approval of Northumbria University.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, textbooks, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean/PR

Programme fee: SGD 21,346.50 payable in 6 instalments
Receive $700 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree course. T&Cs apply.

For International Students

Programme fee: SGD $21,186.00


Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

For Singaporean/PR
  • Application fee: SGD 181.90

For International Students
  • Application fee: SGD 492.20
  • Administration fee: SGD 749 (which includes application for Kaplan student access card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance)
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 3 Oct 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

Study Mode & Duration

Delivery Method

This Bachelor of Arts (Honours) programme consists of 12 units and may be completed in a minimum of 16 months, by enrolling in 2 units per trimester over 6 academic trimesters. Each module is supported with approximately 36 contact hours over a trimester, conducted only on weekdays. There will be no weekend classes.


Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

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