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Pathways to Higher Education:Hospitality & Tourism at Sheffield Hallam University

Jenny Cockill and Nicola Palmer


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Jenny Cockill

  • BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering and French, Oxford Brookes

  • Crest Hotels – functional and operational

  • MBA, Brunel University

  • Associate Lecturer, Scottish Hotel School, Strathclyde

  • Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

www.shu.ac.uk


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Dr. NicolaPalmer

  • BA (Hons) Tourism Studies, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

  • Wales Tourist Board – Research Assistant

  • PhD, Open University/University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

  • Management Consultant, SWA Consulting Ltd.

  • Projects Officer, University of Salford

  • Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

www.shu.ac.uk


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Range of Courses – Hospitality 2006

  • HND Hotel Catering & Institutional Management

  • BSc(Hons) Hospitality Business Management

    International Hospitality Business Management

  • BSc(Hons) Hospitality Business Management with Conference and Events

    International Hospitality Business Management with Conference and Events

  • BSc(Hons) Hospitality Management with Culinary Arts

    International Hospitality Business Management with Culinary Arts

www.shu.ac.uk


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Level

6

Sem

2

Strategic Management

International Hospitality Management

or

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

or

Management Applications

Food Supply Chain Management

or

International Hospitality Marketing Planning

or

Language

Hospitality Facilities Development

Project

Sem

1

Level

5

Sem

2

Human Resource Management

Management

Accounting

Food and Beverage Management

Hospitality Resources Management

Language

Conference and Hospitality Operations

or

Licensed Retailing Management

Approaches to Research

Sem

1

Marketing in a Changing World

Operations and Project Management

International Culinary Arts & Wines1

or

Food & Hospitality in a European Context

Career Management

Level

4

Sem

2

Introduction to Marketing

Industry

Context

Managing Food and Beverage Operations

Hospitality Industry and Infrastructure

Corporate Hospitality

or

Food and Wine Appreciation

Investigation Skills

Sem

1

Social Psychology for Managers

Introduction to Finance

Food Hygiene, Health and Safety

BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management Course Structure

www.shu.ac.uk


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Range of Courses – Tourism 2006

  • HND Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

  • BSc (Hons) Tourism Management

    International Tourism Management

  • BSc (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

    International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management

www.shu.ac.uk


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Strategic Management

Management Applications

or

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

or

Global Tourism

or

Organisational Behaviour

Tourism Policy

Sustainable Tourism

or

Tourism, Culture and Society

or

Tourism and the Media

or

Informal Countryside Recreation and Rural Tourism

or

Language

Project

Human Resource Management

Management

Accounting

Tourism Development

Tourism Marketing

Language

or

European Tourism Field Project

Business Tourism

or

Cultural Industries

or

Marketing Communications

Approaches to Research

Level

6

Level

4

Level

5

Sem

2

Sem

2

Sem

2

Marketing in a Changing World

Operations and Project Management

Adventure Tourism

Career Management

Sem

1

Sem

1

Sem

1

Introduction to Marketing

Industry Context

The Tourism System

The Tourist

The Outdoor Experience

or

Leisure Events Foundation

or

Arts and Entertainment Foundation

or

Language

Investigation Skills

Social Psychology for Managers

Introduction to Finance

BSc (Hons) Tourism Management Course Structure

www.shu.ac.uk


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Strategic Management

Management Applications

or

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship

or

Tourism and the Media

or

Language

Global Tourism***

or

Tourism Policy***

Hospitality Service Management

Project

Human Resource Management

Management

Accounting

Tourism Marketing**

or

Tourism Development**

Hospitality Management Operations for the Tourism Sector

Language

or

European Tourism Field Project

Business Tourism

or

Cultural Industries

or

Conference and Hospitality Operations

or

Marketing Communications

Approaches to Research

Level

6

Level

4

Level

5

Sem

2

Sem

2

Sem

2

Marketing in a Changing World

Operations and Project Management

Career Management

Food and Hospitality in a European Context

Sem

1

Sem

1

Sem

1

Introduction to Marketing

Industry Context

The Tourist*

or

The Tourism System*

An Introduction to Hospitality for the Tourism Sectors

The Tourism System

or

The Tourist

or

Leisure Events Foundation

or

Language

Investigation Skills

Social Psychology for Managers

Introduction to Finance

BSc (Hons) THBM Course Structure

www.shu.ac.uk


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What do you study?

  • Year One – basic grounding

  • Year Two – more choice and specialisms

  • Year Three – placement year

    • 'Earn while you learn'

    • Fantastic opportunity

    • Can be overseas

  • Final Year – specialise towards your areas of interest

www.shu.ac.uk


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Student Work Placement

  • 48 weeks of supervised work experience

  • Dedicated staff to help find the placement

  • International contacts for work abroad

  • An allocated support tutor

  • Paid placements

  • Real Benefits for your CV

  • Real Interviews for Real Jobs

www.shu.ac.uk


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Work Placement Examples

  • The Goring Hotel, London

  • The Old Toad, Rochester, New York State

  • Crowne Plaza, Hilton Head Island

  • The Gresham Hotel, Dublin

  • Eurocamp, France

  • Yorkshire Tourist Board, York

  • BTA, Madrid

  • Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida

  • Excel Airways

  • Reef and Rainforest Tours, Totnes, Devon

  • Jagged Globe Mountaineering, Sheffield

  • Thomson Holidays

www.shu.ac.uk


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Admissions Process

  • UNIVERSITY OPEN DAYS

  • APPLICATION THROUGH UCAS

  • INVITATION DAYS

  • WWW.4steps4me.co.uk

www.shu.ac.uk


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Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs AT GRADE C OR ABOVE INCLUDING ENGLISH LANGUAGE & MATHS

  • 200 PTS OF WHICH 140 SHOULD COME FROM TWO A LEVELS

  • GNVQ ADVANCED LEVEL 3 WITH MERIT

  • PRE 2003 BTEC PASS WITH 2 DISTINCTIONS & 8 MERITS

  • ACCESS 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 3 AND 4 AT LEVEL 2

  • 21 YEARS OR OLDER FLEXIBLE ENTRY PROVIDED OTHER RELEVANT LEARNING OR EXPERIENCE

www.shu.ac.uk


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Routes to a degree

  • HND

  • FOUNDATION DEGREE

  • ACCESS COURSES/MATURE STUDENTS

www.shu.ac.uk


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What are we looking for?

  • Enthusiasm

  • Commitment, motivation and the desire to succeed

  • Willingness to take responsibility for your own learning

  • Performance to your full potential (we will give you the support you need to become the best that you can be)

www.shu.ac.uk


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What are students looking for from a degree?

  • Personal growth

  • Intellectual challenge

  • Transferable skills

  • Ownership of learning

  • Development of professionalism

  • Employability

www.shu.ac.uk


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Graduate Career Prospects

  • 95.5% of tourism and hospitality graduates find full-time employment within 6 months of leaving the course

  • Average graduate starting salary: £14,231

  • Maximum graduate starting salary: £35,000

    Source: SHU First Destination Survey, 2004

www.shu.ac.uk


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Graduate Employers (sample)

  • Aramark

  • Baldwins Omega

  • City Catering

  • Accor Hotels

  • MacDonald Hotels

  • Monarch Airlines

  • Marriott Hotel Group

  • Millennium Galleries

  • British Airways

  • Hilton Hotel group

  • Rise Travel

  • Teaching and Projects Abroad

  • Thomson Holidays

www.shu.ac.uk


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Career Profiles

www.shu.ac.uk


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1998-1999 SWE Radisson Marco Island Resort in Florida

2000-2001 Graduate training programme at Naples Registry Resort, Marco Island, Florida - Sales and Marketing and Public Relations

2002-onwards Radisson Suite Beach Resort - Sales Manager

'My internship helped me decide the career path I wanted to take and made it easier to choose the modules for my final year. The best part of the degree course for me was the placement year - if I hadn't done that I don't know where I would be now! '

Joanna Cook

www.shu.ac.uk


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John Price

  • 1999-2000 SWE Newcastle Marriott, Gosforth Park

    • Christmas Organiser

    • Worked in all departments

    • Duty Management

      Joined Marriott Graduate Training Scheme July 2001

  • July 2001 to May 2002 Slough/Windsor Courtyard by Marriott – Graduate trainee Manager based in front Office

  • May 2002 to January 2003 Lincoln– Restaurant & Bar Manager

  • January 2003 to March 2004 Ipswich–Operations Manager

  • April 2004 to July 2005 – Marriott Sprowston Manor Hotel and Country Club – Operations Manager

  • August 2005 –present. General Manager – Hotel Bannatyne

www.shu.ac.uk


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1998-99 SWE Copthorne Tara

Restaurant Supervisor

Conference Ops

Conference Office Secretary

Meetings Planner

Returned to Copthorne on graduation

2000-01 Meetings Planner

2001-02 Conference Office Manager

2002-03 Meetings & Event Manager

March 03 – November 04 Holiday Inn Regents Park- Conference sales manager

November 04 Langham Hotel - Senior Conference, Banqueting & Groups manager

Catherine Grimbly

www.shu.ac.uk


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June 2000-Sept 2001 Sandown Park Graduate Trainee/assistant Manager

Sept 2001-Nov 2002 Deputy General Manager

Nov 2002-Feb 2003 GM Christmas Site

Feb 2003-August 2003 GM National Film Theatre

August 2003-July 2004 GM Wisley Gardens Flagship unit

July 2004 left to set up own business Redmist Leisure

Mark Robson

  • June 1998 April 1999 SWE Jupiter Island Club, Florida – PA to HR Director

  • April1999 – September 1999 SWE Grand View Lodge, Minnesota –Restaurant Manager

  • June 2000 joined Graduate Training Scheme Sedexho

www.shu.ac.uk


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What can our graduates expect from a career in Hospitality and Tourism...

...High levels of responsibility and authority, international prospects, good salaries, challenging roles, exciting career opportunities...

www.shu.ac.uk


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For more information.... and Tourism...

Jenny Cockill - Hospitality

  • j.j.cockill@shu.ac.uk

    Nicola Palmer - Tourism

  • n.palmer@shu.ac.uk

www.shu.ac.uk