Contemporary Issues in Hospitality
This module aims to provide students with a diverse and current knowledge of the contemporary issues within the overall hospitality sector. Students will examine the contemporary issues in hospitality with emphasis on Crisis Management and Sustainability in Hospitality. They will also investigate how the hospitality sector is responding to such contemporary issues and will identify opportunities and challenges these issues may present.
The course content will focus on those issues that are deemed to be the most significant for this sector at the time of teaching.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess the following:
- a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent in any subject);
- a pass in English Language and Mathematics at MQF Level 3.
Preference is given to applicants having a year of work experience in an area related to this study programme.
This course is targeted at:
- individuals seeking academic and professional advancement in Hospitality;
- mid-career break professionals looking for opportunities to return or change their career.
The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include, but are not limited to:
- front office manager
- operations supervisor/manager
- customer service manager
How you’ll be assessed
The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The module comprises
- 6 lectures per module;
- 3-hour lectures (evening);
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.