Foundation Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management

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This course has been designed in collaboration with employers, students and staff in the tourism and hospitality sector. It provides a robust programme to develop your skills and knowledge in the workplace and ultimately prepare you for a career in tourism and hospitality.

“I worked as an Accountant and Company Auditor for 10 years prior to teaching – this was in the Medical Industry and Private Training Industry. I decided to teach to offer my knowledge to others, and have been teaching for seven years.”

Conal White
Conal White Curriculum Team Leader in Accounting
Please note

We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2022/23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Accounting, Business and Management

The accounting, business and management sector is ideal for those who are organised and have an interest in budget management and marketing.

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Finance Officer

Average salary - £25,200

Finance Officers help to manage the finances of an organisation by overseeing book-keeping, general accounting and other financial and related clerical functions.

Day-to-day tasks**
  • Recording financial transactions on computer systems
  • Producing financial forecasts and carrying out financial audits
  • Dealing with payroll, invoices, expenses and VAT
  • Resolving payment queries for external contractors
  • Creating monthly, quarterly and annual budget reports
  • Presenting report findings to finance managers
Working environments

Primarily office based.

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Event Manager

Average salary - £26,700

Event Managers organise and coordinate events, business conferences and exhibitions and run promotional, business and social events.

Day-to-day tasks**
  • Plan events to cater for a clients brief, within a set budget and timescale
  • Research venues, contacts and suppliers, and negotiate prices
  • Book venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies
  • Oversee the design of publicity material and promote events
  • Sell exhibition stand space and arrange sponsorship deals
  • Follow health, safety and insurance regulations
Working environments

At an office, event venue or a client’s business. The role may require travel and nights away from home.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the accounting, business and management sector include*:

  • Communications
  • Sales
  • Management
  • Customer Services
  • Detail Oriented

What our students say

“I worked as an Accountant and Company Auditor for 10 years prior to teaching – this was in the Medical Industry and Private Training Industry. I decided to teach to offer my knowledge to others, and have been teaching for seven years.”

Conal White
Conal White Curriculum Team Leader in Accounting

“The teachers and my peers are lovely and there is always help and support available if needed.”

Bilal Ali Foundation Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Foundation Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management