• LevelLevel 7
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyThe Open University


This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop your academic knowledge and understanding of the strategical decisions management of hospitality culinary operations. Drawing upon a range of practical operational activity, you will consider the influence of the wider economic, political, legal, social, ethical and international contexts that shape and change the sector.

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Course Information

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Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Postgraduate Business Research Methods
  • Postgraduate Major Project 
  • Contemporary Issues in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Sustainability in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Visitor & Destination Management
  • Organisational Behaviour in Theory & Practice (work placement)
  • Human Resources Issues in the Global Context

September- July

Entry requirements

A related qualification at Level 6 (Foundation Degree or equivalent), or industry knowledge (subject to approval).

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, including, essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.

On successful completion of this programme you can progress to study a PHD or Doctoral qualification. You will also be equipped to find employment in a range of hospitality, business, management and administrative jobs in the UK and overseas.

Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £4,950 per year.

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

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We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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