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Hospitality and Tourism access course

Hello. I am interested in doing an undergraduate degree in Hospitality and Tourism, but I don’t have A levels. Is there an access course I can do?
Original post by Mocro4
Hello. I am interested in doing an undergraduate degree in Hospitality and Tourism, but I don’t have A levels. Is there an access course I can do?


To my knowledge, a degree in hospitality and tourism doesn't require you to have specific subjects, so long you have a Level 3 qualification with adequate grades. You should check the entry requirements for the degree just to be sure.

See the following as examples:
https://www.essex.ac.uk/courses/ug01327/2/ba-hospitality-management (usually a favoured degree in hospitality in the UK, but there is no mention of the accepted qualifications since it's in clearing at the moment)
https://uel.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ba-hons-hospitality-management
https://www.derby.ac.uk/undergraduate/hospitality-management-courses/international-hospitality-management-ba-hons/#entry-requirements
https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/bsc-international-hospitality-business-management/
https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/courses/hospitality-management
https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/management/courses/Pages/International-Hospitality-Management-BA-(Hons).aspx
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/bsc-hons-hospitality-management
https://www.southwales.ac.uk/courses/ba-hons-hotel-and-hospitality-management/
https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/courses/ba-hons-international-hospitality-business-management-foundation-year-option
https://courses.hud.ac.uk/full-time/undergraduate/business-with-hospitality-management-ba-hons (currently in clearing)
https://www.lcca.org.uk/courses/undergraduate/ba-hons-hospitality-management/
https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/business-school/tourism-management-ba-hons#entry-requirements
https://www.bathspa.ac.uk/courses/ug-business-and-management-tourism/
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/undergraduate/international-tourism-management#entry
https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/management/courses/Pages/International-Tourism-Management-BA-(Hons).aspx
https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/course/inttouub/
https://www.ucb.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate/international-tourism-management-ba-hons-fda/#entryRequirements
https://uel.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ba-hons-tourism-management
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/bsc-international-tourism-management
https://www.wlv.ac.uk/courses/ba-hons-tourism-management/
https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/courses/undergraduate/next-year/international-tourism-management/
https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/course/iht-ba-international-hospitality-tourism-management/#entry-requirements
https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/tourism-hospitality-and-events/undergraduate-tourism-hospitality-management/#fees-and-reqs
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/international-tourism-management#section_entry
https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/ba-international-tourism-management/
https://www.bangor.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/n832-tourism-management-bsc-hons#entryrequirements
https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/ba-hons-tourism-and-events-management-uusten1/
https://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/ba-hons-international-tourism-management-with-placement-year
https://www.westminster.ac.uk/tourism-and-events-management-courses/2023-24/september/full-time/tourism-and-events-management-ba-honours#entry_requirements
https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/courses/tourism-management

As far as I know, there is only 1 Access course in hospitality and tourism, and that's offline at Barnsley College. See the following:
https://www.accesstohe.ac.uk/course-search
https://www.accesstohe.ac.uk/course-search/Course?QAACourseCode=QAA47600323&searchCurrentPage=1&searchCourseName=hospitality&searchLocation=&searchDistance=TenMiles&searchDistanceLearning=False&searchClickedLinkPosition=
If you cannot go to Barnsley from where you are, then you would have to pick another subject. However, an Access in any other subject is fine so long you have the grades.

Having said that:

You don't need a degree in hospitality and tourism to get into hospitality and tourism

Getting a degree in hospitality and tourism doesn't help you get further in the field than say someone starting from the bottom up



If I want to get a qualification in hospitality or tourism, I would probably go for the world renowned schools and universities e.g.
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Very much appreciated.

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