Postgraduate Diploma (Level 7) in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification is to provide tourism industry professionals with the specialist knowledge needed to advance their careers, or for graduates entering the tourism and hospitality sector to gain the skills needed to manage business operations. The qualification provides learners with a contemporary, critical, and international programme that supports their development as managers with a lifelong-learning orientation.

The qualification enables learners to analyse complex management problems and to apply and adapt specialist skills and technical terminology to propose solutions to these problems informed by best practice and contemporary research.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification consists of 5 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Strategic Management and Marketing (20 credits)
  • Destination Management (20 credits).
  • International Tourism Policy and Development (20 credits)
  • E-Tourism and Social Media (20 credits)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Organisational Behaviour in International Contexts (20 credits)

Progressions

Successful completion of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Managementqualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant master top-up programme with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas.For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.

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