CTH Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Objective

The aim of this programme is to provide a qualification:

– that focuses on the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors
– that focuses on strategic issues in business development, rather than operational issues
– that provides an effective academic progression route for hospitality and tourism graduates
– that provides an effective academic progression route for non-graduate, but experienced, hospitality and tourism managers
– that enables candidates to gain credit towards a Masters degree
– that enables candidates to develop higher level academic skills that can be applied in a vocational context.
 

Syllabus Overview

Compulsory Modules

HTMSHospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies
MLACManagement and Leadership Across Cultures
HTSPHospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning

Plus ONE of the following options:

MHTPManaging Hospitality and Tourism Projects or
RMHTMResearch Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers

The programme is delivered through classroom lectures, tutorials, group and individual assignments, case studies, in-class exercises and industry visits where appropriate.
Full–time
6 months (Theory)
Monday to Friday, 3 hours per session

Part–time
10 months (Theory)
3 days a week, 3 hours per session

Full Time Intakes
Dates available on request

Part-Time Intake
Dates available on request

Awarding Body
The CTH L7 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management is awarded by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality, UK.

The entry requirements below are intended for guidance only, as applicants may apply with a wide variety of backgrounds and qualification ensuring the qualification is accessible to all those with the potential to achieve the required outcomes and there is equality of opportunity for all those who wish to access the qualification.

Applicant ProfileRecommended Entry Requirements
CTH Student and Associate Members- CTH Level 6 Qualifications
Hospitality / Tourism graduate with Bachelors Degree from UK institution- Minimum of degree in hospitality and / or tourism graded third or above

- IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level
Hospitality / Tourism graduate with Bachelors Degree from a non-UK institution- Evidence of equivalence of qualification to a UK hospitality and /or tourism degree, graded third of above. Equivalence to be evaluated through NARIC

- IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level
Graduate from non-related field or non-graduate with hospitality and/or tourism work experience- Evidence of at least five years work experience in the hospitality and / or tourism sector at management level or aboven- IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level
English RequirementAt least a C6 at GCE 'O' Level English or equivalent

HTMS – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies
In today’s increasingly competitive business environment, there has been a shift from traditional marketing towards more varied approaches. In particular, there has been a change from transactional to relationship management in marketing. The current market consumers determine whether brand and image are coherent and organisations recognize the power of brand and image as central to marketing activity. Today’s brands are often built with effective PR campaigns and then maintained through a blend of marketing and PR. The impact of the Internet is having profound effect upon PR and marketing practices. Therefore, the aims of this unit are to enable candidates to develop their understanding and ability to critically evaluate marketing, branding and public relations strategies in the hospitality and tourism industry. Candidates will be able to develop marketing, branding and public relations strategies that increase competitive advantage for the organisation.

Learning Outcomes:-
1. Develop marketing strategies for hospitality and tourism organisations.
2. Critically evaluate marketing communication strategies for hospitality and tourism organisations.

MLAC – Management and Leadership Across Cultures
This unit enables learners to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to lead and motivate workforces across many different cultural backgrounds and respond to the needs and expectations of culturally diverse customers. Learners will achieve this by developing a critical understanding of the range of issues associated with management and leadership across cultures, including managing cultural diversity and theories of motivation.

Learning Outcomes:-
1. Lead and motivate a workforce across different cultures.
2. Manage cultural diversity within an organization.

HTSP – Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning
Learners will develop strategic business planning skills for hospitality and tourism organisations. Learners will critically evaluate the theories of business strategy and develop skills to analyse strategic fit and develop business strategy for hospitality or tourism organisations. Learners will be able to evaluate the risks and consider the management of strategic implementation and business ethics.

Learning Outcomes:-
1. Critically evaluate strategic options for a hospitality and tourism organisation.
2. Develop a Business Strategy for a Hospitality or Tourism organisation.

MHTP – Managing Hospitality and Tourism Projects
Learners will develop the skills required in project management and decision making within hospitality and tourism organisations. Learners will be able to critically evaluate a range of project management tools and apply them to the development and implementation of a project plan.

Learning Outcomes:-
1. Critically evaluate the theories, concepts and tools relating to project management and decision making for a hospitality or tourism organisation.
2. Define a specific project for a hospitality and tourism organisation.
3. Develop a project plan.

RMHTM – Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers
Learners will be able to plan and implement a hospitality and tourism research project as well as develop the skills required for research design, research methods and research presentation.

Learning Outcomes:-
1. Plan a hospitality and tourism research project
2. Implement a hospitality or tourism research project.

To achieve Master’s Degree in the UK, a candidate must achieve a minimum of 180 credits at level 7. In the UK, Masters Degrees are normally awarded by universities and usually include a final 40 credit dissertation plus 20 credit research unit OR a 60 credit dissertation. The CTH Postgraduate Diploma is awarded a minimum of 120 credits at Level 7. Therefore, the CTH Postgraduate Diploma offers a progression route to a full Master’s Degree, further details of articulation agreements with Universities can be obtained via the CTH website: www.cthawards.com

Application FeeLocal StudentInternational Student
Application Fee (non refundable)50.0050.00

For CourseLocal StudentInternational Student
Material Fee460.00460.00
Examination Fee1,020.001,020.00
CTH Membership Fee180.00180.00
Medical Insurance Fee*120.00120.00
FPS Insurance Fee*300.00300.00
Uniform Fee50.0050.00
Student Pass Fee*N.A.120.00
Medical Check up**N.A.50.00
Registration Fee*100.00250.00
Course Fee6,375.006,375.00
Total8,605.008,925.00
GST602.35624.75
Net Fees9,207.359,549.75

* Non-refundable fees consumed upon enrolment
** Non-refundable fees after consumed

Miscellaneous FeesLocal StudentInternational Student
Penalty charge for late payment of course fee50.0050.00
Re-sit examination fee240.00240.00
CTH Membership renewal fee90.0090.00
Penalty charge for late registration of examination45.0045.00
Appeal to the Academic and Examination Board against examination result150.00150.00
Appeal to the Academic Council225.00225.00
Appeal to the Independent Adjudicator450.00450.00
Additional Textbook fee per book130.00130.00
Student Pass Renewal FeeN.A.120.00
Additional Uniform Fee per Shirt25.0025.00
Student ID Card30.0030.00

¹ All Course fees payable by local and international students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) except Goods and Services Tax. Students can pay both their course and miscellaneous fees directly into ‘Boston Business School Pte Ltd’ DBS Account No. 003-901554-2 through any of the following methods:

  • SGD crossed cheque
  • SGD cash
  • Cashier’s order
  • Bank draft
  • Telegraphic transfer
  • NETS

² Miscellaneous fees are non-compulsory and non-standard fees which are paid only when necessary or applicable.

³ All fees are in Singapore dollars and are subject to 7% Goods and Services Tax.

CTH sets and marks all the assessment. Each module may have individual written report, essay, presentation and discussion paper.

Module Assessment Weightage

ModuleNo. of CreditsWritten ReportPresentationDiscussion PaperEssay
HTMS Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategies3080%20%--
MLAC Management and Leadership Across Cultures3080%20%--
HTSP Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Planning3080%-20%-
MHTP Managing Hospitality and Tourism Projects3080%--20%
RMHTM Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism Managers3080%20%--

 

You will be awarded the CTH L7 Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management by CTH if you achieve at least a Pass grade in all course modules. The grade structure is Pass 40%, Credit 60% and Distinction 80%.