School: Kaplan Higher Education Institute
Course: Master of Science in Business with Hospitality and Tourism Management
1. A first degree, equivalent to a 2.2 honours classification, in one of the areas of engineering, science, arts/humanities or education. Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation will also be considered. Applicants whose first degree is in Business Studies or a closely-related discipline are welcome to apply for this programme.
2. An IELTS score of 6.5 for entry to postgraduate programmes. (The minimum score for any component taken is to be 6.0.) or a Pearson Test score of 62 OR Two years recent study in English leading to an entry qualification for the programme.
As there is some statistics taught during the programme, applicants should possess a mathematics qualification equivalent to a GCSE grade B.
NB: Applications will be considered on an individual basis and where appropriate, prospective students are able to contact programme leaders to discuss their suitability for the programme.
Delivery and Assessment Methods
A typical trimester is a 4-month period covering 3 to 4 modules of study. The advantage of this structure is that students are able to concentrate on 3 to 4 modules and complete these on a trimester basis.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
Graduation and Degree
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Master of Science in Business with Hospitality and Tourism Management from Northumbria University.
The degree awards will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.