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Liverpool John Moores University
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
BA (Hons) Tourism, Leisure
and Hospitality
BA (Hons) in Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality
The Honours Degree top-up programme in Tourism, Leisure
and Hospitality is available to students who have passed the
Advanced Diploma from TAR University College, Malaysia; or
Higher Diploma from TMC Academy, Singapore. Students
graduate with BA (Hons) Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality.
Career prospects are excellent, with paid employment
following for most students very soon after graduating and
some graduates undertaking further study at Masters or PhD
Centre for Tourism, Events and Food Studies
The BA (Hons) Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality degree is taught
by the School of Education, Leisure and Sport Studies. The
tourism and hospitality programmes are rated very highly, and
were recently ranked in the top twenty five of UK Universities
by the Times Good University Guide 2014. This is amongst the
top rankings of all LJMU programmes. The staff in the school
have an impressive combination of senior industry experience,
and internationally-recognised research publications. Although
the programme has an international focus, the city of
Liverpool, a top urban tourism destination, provides an
excellent backdrop for studying this programme.
Course Delivery
The course is a 120 credit programme commencing in early
May 2014 and ending in January 2015. It is divided into five
modules taught in blocks, so you will study one module at a
time, completing all the study and assessments before moving
onto the next module. Teaching methods vary from small
group tutorials, seminars and workshops, to formal lectures in
larger groups. The final module is highly innovative, and
features distance learning, supported by Blackboard, our
virtual leaning environment.
Programme Structure & Content
The course content is applied to the Tourism, Leisure and
Hospitality sectors. It draws upon both management and social
science perspectives. The programme is structured using a
number of different delivery methods.
Research Methods (12 credits): May 2014
Taught at TAR University College and TMC Academy by staff
from LJMU, with 1 week of timetabled activities, followed by a
period of on-line support from the UK.
Summer Semester in the UK: June 2014 – September 2014
This 72 credit summer semester is taught in the UK and
comprises the following modules:
Individual Research Study: (24 credits)
• Small-group tutorials with research tutor.
• Assessed through Research Proposal
Research Project.
Current Issues in Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality (36 credits):
September 2014 – January 2015
This flexible and innovative module will be studied once you have
returned home to S. E. Asia. The module is structured around topical
issues facing the tourism and hospitality industry, and allows students
to specialise in issues salient to their career plans. The module is fully
supported by distance learning, with detailed and interactive tasks and
materials provided through Blackboard, the virtual learning
Entrance Requirements
You will need to pass the both the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in
Hospitality Management (Hotel Management or Tourism route) at TAR
University College. Alternatively, if you study at TMC Academy, you will
need to pass the recognised Higher Diploma. All students will also need
to pass the entrance interview in order to be accepted onto the course.
University accommodation is provided in the Atlantic Point Halls of
Residence, which are a five minute walk from the teaching rooms.
Students have their own en suite bedrooms and share kitchen and
living room facilities in small groups.
Prizes Available
Top overall student
Best improved performance
Excellent Career Prospects
Job prospects and opportunities for further study are excellent - all of
our students have secured good jobs or continued with their studies at
Masters level. Recent graduates enjoy enhanced job prospects in a
wide range of positions and graduate training programmes. These
include numerous hotel management positions, resort management,
marketing, human resource management, customer services, tourist
authority management, and tour operations.
What previous students have said about us:
Everything here is really fantastic.
The in-depth explanation of the module leaders...stimulate the interests
of students to participate in the studies.
They have created a fantastic study experience.
I have experienced a unique teaching style by having a class outside the
classroom. It allows me to have a better idea with the subject.
Very helpful staff in LJMU!
Staff are friendly and kind, marking criteria for assessment is clearly
stated as well, well done!
I would recommend to my junior and my peers about LJMU.
Strategy and Change in the Workplace: (24 credits)
•Strategic planning and change management
•Assessed through a strategic report
If you are interested in the course please initially contact your tutors
and programme supervisors at TAR College and TMC Academy.
The Hospitality and Tourism Consumer: (24 credits)
•Understand consumers and develop strategies.
•Specialise through an assessed report.
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