Embark on managerial excellence with the Stars College Level 5 Diploma, merging contemporary insights for adept problem-solving. Attain specialized skills, paving the way for further studies or career advancement in tourism and hospitality.
This section outlines the qualifications and criteria for individuals interested in the Stars College Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Generally intended for those aged 18 and above, prospective learners need to meet specific entry profiles, including relevant Level 4 Diploma qualifications, GCE Advanced levels, or mature learners with applicable management experience. English language competency is required for non-native English speakers.
Stars College Level 5 qualifications are equated to practical knowledge equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HND), and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree. This section highlights the academic comparability of the program.
Details the structure of the diploma, comprising 6 mandatory units totaling 120 credits, with specific focus on each unit's content. The qualification spans 1200 Total Qualification Time (TQT) hours and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) and emphasizes key units in tourism and hospitality management.
Explains the flexible delivery options for the qualification, designed for full-time study over one academic year but adaptable for part-time and distance learning. Delivery methods include face-to-face sessions, lectures, tutorials, seminars, and online courses through approved centers.
Describes the assessment process, where units are internally assessed by the center and externally verified by Stars College. The criterion-referenced assessments are based on learners meeting specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria. The importance of providing evidence for a 'pass' and the role of the Assessor are highlighted.
The provided list outlines a comprehensive curriculum, including courses such as Digital Marketing Management for Tourism and Hospitality, Operations Management, Management Accounting, Human Resources Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality. Each course contributes 20 credits, offering a well-rounded education in various aspects of business, marketing, and hospitality management.
Details the opportunities for academic progressions after completing the Level 5 Diploma, such as the Stars College Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Additionally, the qualification's approval by Ofqual enables learners to gain direct entry into the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree program, emphasizing further educational pathways.
Completion of our qualification meets standard university entry requirements, with individual assessments for each applicant. Confirmed progression arrangements with Ofqual approval enable learners to advance to top-up degrees, master’s programs, or MBAs at various UK and international universities with advanced standing. This underscores the streamlined pathways for academic progression and recognition of our qualifications.
Success in our English-taught qualifications is contingent upon possessing a sufficient level of English language skills. All centers must adhere to the following requirements when admitting learners to our programs. Applicants should exhibit English language comprehension equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5, ensuring their proficiency aligns with the demands of our qualifications.
Centers offering our qualifications require non-native English-speaking learners to demonstrate English proficiency, meeting specified standards: CEFR level B2, PTE Academic 51, or IELTS 5.5 (with Reading and Writing at 5.5). The center decides the evidence needed for individual learner assessment.