Bachelor Of Arts (Honours) Hospitality And Tourism Management (Top-Up)

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by Edinburgh Napier University

Course introduction


This Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree course prepares students for a career in the hospitality and tourism industries. Students will gain an applied understanding of the theories and concepts of hospitality and tourism management, general business and management disciplines.

Students will also learn practical and transferrable skills in research, academic writing, communication and interpersonal relations, presentation and time management.


  • Honours Option
    Students can choose to graduate with or without honours
  • Direct Entry to Academic Year 3
    Enjoy module exemptions with a diploma qualification and complete in 12 months without honours (Applies to maximum exemptions from registered duration of 20 months (Full-Time) and subject to university approval.
  • Learn from Industry Practitioners
    Gain industry insights with our industry-experienced lecturers

Potential Career Opportunities
  • Business Development & Consultancy
  • Hotel Services & Management
  • Business Operations
  • Recreation Planning & Management

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Year 3

  • International Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Hospitality Business Development
  • Hospitality Supervision and Training Skills
  • Service Management
  • Sports Event Tourism
  • Transport for Tourism
Year 4 (For students on the Honours pathway)
  • Contemporary Issues and Directions for Hospitality, Tourism and Events
  • Dissertation
  • International Hospitality
  • International Destination Management
  • Leadership and Innovation for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
The delivery of modules is subject to change and may not follow the sequence as shown above. 
Students who do not meet direct entry into Year 3 will be required to complete relevant bridging modules.

Modules Per Trimester
  • 3
Modes of Assessment
  • Assessments include assignments, tests, projects, and final examinations.

Entry Requirements

Local Qualifications

Direct Entry to Year 3

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma in hospitality and tourism-related fields; OR
  • Other private institutions advance diplomas in hospitality and tourism-related fields; OR
  • Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
For all cases, students’ admission to this programme ultimately depends on the University’s final decision.

English Language Requirements
  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level English (grade C6) or equivalent; OR
  • IELTS score of at least 6.0 with no element less than 5.5; OR
  • PSB Academy’s Certificate in English Proficiency course; OR
  • PSB Academy’s Certificate in Academic English course; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-Up)
    Students will be studying 3 modules per trimester and complete within 12* to 20 months.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-Up)
    Students will be studying 3 modules per trimester and complete within 20* to 28 months.

    *Only for students with direct entry to academic Year 3.

Intake Periods
  • March, July, November
Minimum Class Size
  • 10
Maximum Candidature
  • No limit

Fees & Funding

Total Course Fees

Singapore-based Students/International Students

  • Direct Entry to Year 3 (6 Modules – Without Honours): S$12,390.60 (payable in 3 instalments)
  • Optional Year 4 (With Honours): S$28,911.40 (payable in 3 instalments)
  • All fees are inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually.
  • Tuition fees exclude textbooks fees.
  • These fees stated are accurate as of 30 October 2020.
Mandatory Fees

Singapore-based Students
  • Application Fee: S$128.40
  • Student Development Fee (New Students): S$321.00
  • Student Development Fee (Progressing Students): N/A
International Students
  • Application Fee: S$450.00
  • Student Induction and Development Fee (For New International Student): S$1,070.00
  • Students Induction and Development Fee (For Progressing International Student): S$321.00
  • Student’s Pass issuance and multiple journey visa fees (varies by country): S$60.00 – S$90.00
All fees may be subject to change annually.