CTH Level 7 Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management QCF

Provided by Boston Business School

Course introduction



The aim of this programme is to provide a qualification:

  • that focuses on the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors;
  • that focuses on strategic issues in business development, rather than operational issues;
  • that provides an effective academic progression route for hospitality and tourism graduates;
  • that provides an effective academic progression route for non-graduate, but experienced,   hospitality and tourism managers;
  • that enables candidates to gain credit towards a Masters degree;
  • that enables candidates to develop higher level academic skills that can be applied in a   vocational context.
Syllabus Overview

Compulsory Modules:

HTMS  Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies
MLAC  Management and Leadership Across Cultures
HTSP   Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning

Plus ONE of the following options:

MHTP    Managing Hospitality and Tourism Project or
RMHTM Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers

Mode of Delivery

The programme is delivered through classroom lectures, tutorials, group and individual assignments, case studies, in-class exercises and industry visits where appropriate.


Full – time 
  • 6 months (Theory)
  • Monday to Friday, 3 hours per session
Part – time 
  • 10 months (Theory)
  • 3 evenings a week, 3 hours per session
Awarding Body

The L7 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management is awarded by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality, UK

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements below are intended for guidance only, as applicants may apply with a wide variety of backgrounds and qualification ensuring the qualification is accessible to all those with the potential to achieve the required outcomes and there is equality of opportunity for all those who wish to access the qualification.
Applicant profile Recommended entry requirements
CTH Student and Associate Members. CTH Level 6 Qualifications
Hospitality/Tourism graduate with Bachelors Degree from UK institution Minimum of degree in hospitality and/or tourism graded third or above.

IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level.
Hospitality/Tourism graduate with Bachelors Degree from a non-UK institution Evidence of equivalence of qualification to a UK hospitality and /or tourism degree, graded third of above. Equivalence to be evaluated through NARIC.

IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level.
Graduate from non-related field or non-graduate with hospitality and/or tourism work experience Evidence of at least five years work experience in the hospitality and/or tourism sector at management level or above.

IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level.

Progression Opportunities

To achieve Master's Degree in the UK, a candidate must achieve a minimum of 180 credits at level 7. In the UK, Masters Degrees are normally awarded by universities and usually include a final 40 credit dissertation plus 20 credit research unit OR a 60 credit dissertation. The CTH Postgraduate Diploma is awarded a minimum of 120 credits at Level 7. Therefore, the CTH Postgraduate Diploma offers a progression route to a full Master's Degree, further details of articulation agreements with Universities can be obtained via the CTH website: www.cthawards.com

Fees & Funding

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