Opening the way to university – CTH Management Programmes are widely recognised by universities as offering equivalency to degree level study.

CTH has a variety of university pathways for our programmes, at different level. For example, Level 4 Diploma and Level 5 Advanced Diploma graduates may therefore gain direct entry to the second or final year of a variety of hospitality and tourism degree programmes. Similarly, Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma graduates may enter the final stages of a MBA.

Hospitality and Tourism Degrees, Hospitality Degrees, Tourism Degrees

Hospitality and Tourism – United Kingdom

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Bournemouth University – UK

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a CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma qualification can gain entry (subject to application) onto the final year of Bournemouth University’s Hospitality and Tourism Degree programmes.

Bournemouth University is pleased to review applications from CTH students who have achieved a credit profile and who have attained IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or equivalent, for progression onto their BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-Up Degree.

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BPP University – UK

Respected UK university, BPP University, offers students completing CTH Level 5

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Management programmes direct access onto the final year of its bachelor’s degree programme in International Hospitality Management.

As well as offering students the opportunity to complete a one year ‘top-up’ degree programme at their London campus, the University will be working with selected CTH Approved Teaching Centres worldwide to allow students to undertake the final year programme in their home country from January 2017.

The BPP University BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management (Top-up) programme enables you to enhance your existing qualifications to gain a UK degree. It has been designed to provide you with a much deeper understanding of key hospitality and business principles and application in practice, alongside a range of career-ready skills.

Students studying at the BPP London campus will have the opportunity to undertake an assessed internship in their third term, which will help them gain valuable work experience for their career.

Holders of the CTH Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management, with a Credit profile and at least IELTS 6.5 overall (6.0 Writing) English, will be eligible to join the programme.

Paul Evans, Deputy Dean at the University, commented “The CTH Level 5 programme offers an excellent academic fit with our final year top-up. And we are particularly excited at the prospect of working with leading CTH Approved Teaching Centres around the globe to become Recognised Support Centres for regional delivery of the programme.”

Angela Hagenow, Academic Director at CTH, agrees saying “CTH has always endeavoured to offer its students effective pathways to the achievement of undergraduate degrees with recognised universities. It is really exciting that our BPP University partnership includes opportunities for our international students to study for their degree in their own country too.’

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Buckinghamshire New University – UK (Pathway subject to confirmation)

Students who have completed the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma

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in Hospitality & Tourism Management are eligible to gain direct advanced entry to the New Bucks University International Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) programme.

Students are required to complete just a Dissertation to convert the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in to the International MBA degree.

This excellent and respected Buckinghamshire New University degree programme is available online anywhere in the world, making it the perfect choice for non-UK students unable to travel away from their home country to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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Coventry University College – UK

Coventry have been rated 2nd in The Guardian league table for Tourism, Events and Hospitality for

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2016. CTH students can take advantage of attractive progression opportunities with Coventry University College.

This agreement enables CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma), Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) and Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Postgraduate Diploma) graduates holding IELTS 6.0 or above to transfer credits for Coventry University College’s BA (Hons) Strategic Tourism & Hospitality Management degree. Eligible CTH graduates can apply to study at either one of Coventry University College’s campuses in the UK based in either Coventry or Scarborough.

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Glasgow Caledonian University – UK

Glasgow Caledonian University offers a stimulating, vibrant and

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accessible environment for learning, teaching and applied research. Nearly 17,000 students from the UK and abroad study here, and aims to provide each and every one of them with an unbeatable student experience, a high-quality education and valuable employability skills.

CTH has the following agreement with GCU; CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Tourism or Hospitality – successful completion of this provides eligibility to apply for direct entry to the third year of either BA/BA(Hons) International Tourism and Travel Enterprise OR BA/BA(Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise. CTH Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Tourism or Hospitality – successful completion of this provides eligibility to apply for direct entry to fourth year of either BA(Hons) International Tourism and Travel Enterprise OR BA (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise.

As a Scottish institution, Glasgow Caledonian University adheres to the SCQF credit transfer guidelines. A candidate must have 2 years (240 credits) of equivalent study to enter 3rd year of a degree, and 360 credits to enter 4th year. This means that it expects students with the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) and Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) to also hold an A Level or equivalent qualification. If they don’t hold this then they may be offered a lower point of entry (at present the university does not run Tourism and Hospitality suite at 2nd year entry). Glasgow Caledonian University expects students to have achieved a prior year of study equivalent to A Level.

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Glyndŵr University London – UK

CTH graduates are accepted onto the BA (Hons) International Tourism Management degree qualification

offered by Glyndŵr University London.

Under this progression arrangement, the following CTH qualifications are recognised for either direct entry or advanced entry.

CTH Qualification Entry Point – BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
CTH Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and hospitality First year entry
CTH Level 4 Diploma in Tourism Management First year entry with Advanced standing of 40 Credits
CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management First year entry with Advanced standing of 60 Credits
CTH Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management Second year entry with Advanced standing of 60 Credits
CTH Level 5 Diploma in Tourism Management Second year entry with Advanced standing of 60 Credits

Glyndŵr University London is located in central London, and became part of Glyndŵr University in 2011.

It has more than 1,000 students representing 50 different nationalities. Glyndŵr University London offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of subjects, such as business management, accounting, marketing and healthcare.

The University has three intakes per year in February, June and October enabling students to study flexibly.

Interested CTH graduates may contact the university directly as follows:

Glyndŵr University London
8th Floor, Hannibal House, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6TE, UK
Tel: 0207 358 62320207 358 6232
Email: london@glyndwr.ac.uk
Web: http://london.glyndwr.ac.uk

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London South Bank University – UK

London South Bank University, (LSBU), is focused on vocational qualifications which improve

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graduates’ career prospects. As a result, LSBU is now ranked 6th in the UK for graduate starting salaries. Students can apply for entry onto the second or final year of the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Programme as appropriate. CTH and LSBU have a progression agreement that guarantees entry to CTH students onto the second or final year of the LSBU undergraduate Tourism and Hospitality programme.

CTH Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) graduates with two or more years of relevant work experience can apply to study the LSBU MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management. CTH students who would like to apply to study at LSBU should download the LSBU undergraduate (or postgraduate) application form from the LSBU website, complete it and clearly state at the top of the form that they are a CTH graduate. Application forms should be sent for the attention of Alison Askew.

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St Mary’s University – UK

St Mary’s University is proud to have the best-ranked Tourism department in London

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(Guardian University Guide). The BA Tourism and BA Tourism Management programmes offer students the opportunity to gain experience of different tourism environments and operations through fieldwork both in the UK and abroad. Students at St Mary’s also have a chance to combine study of Tourism with one of several other subjects if they wish.

Graduates of the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) are eligible to enter Year 2 of the university’s BA Tourism or BA Tourism Management. St Mary’s is also happy to consider graduates of the CTH Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) on a case-by-case basis for entry into Year 3.

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University of Central Lancashire – UK

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been ranked 3rd in the

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UK in the subject category for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism by the Times Good University Guide for 2013, 5th in the UK in the subject category of Tourism, Transport and Travel by the Guardian University Guide 2013 and 11th out of 46 for the Tourism subject area in the latest National Student Survey..

CTH has the following agreement with UCLan: CTH Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality graduates are able to progress onto the first year of UCLan BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management, International Tourism Management or Event Management as appropriate. CTH Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management or Tourism Management graduates are able to progress onto the second year of UCLan BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management or International Tourism Management and Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management or Tourism Management graduates are able to progress onto the third year of BA(Hons) Management in Hospitality (Final Year Top-up) or BA(Hons) Management in Tourism (Final Year Top-up) with advanced standing as appropriate. Each applicant will be considered on merit and decisions will be based on individual applications. A candidate needs to demonstrate an ability to study in English through an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no component below 5.5) or equivalent.

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University College Birmingham – UK

The University College Birmingham accepts successful CTH graduates on

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to their second or final year BA

(Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Business Development degree as appropriate. Students receive their degree from the University of Birmingham.

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University of Derby – UK (Pathway subject to confirmation)

Successful completion of the CTH Level 6 Pro-Graduate Diploma in

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Tourism & Hospitality Management exempts students from 50% of the final year of the University of Derby BA (Hons) Degree in International Hospitality Business Management.

Student are exempted from three of the required six modules of the final year programme, needing to undertake just three modules to receive the degree.

This excellent and respected University of Derby degree programme is available online anywhere in the world, making it the perfect choice for non-UK students unable to travel away from their home country to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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University of Gloucestershire – UK

The University of Gloucestershire is a university primarily based in Gloucestershire, England, spread

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over four campuses, three in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester. The University of Gloucestershire signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CTH last year to approve entry with advanced standing for CTH students to its hospitality and tourism degree programmes.

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University of Lincoln – UK

The University of Lincoln’s business faculty, The Lincoln Business School, recognizes both the

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CTH Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management and the CTH Level 5 Diploma in Tourism Management for direct entry into its Final Year Top Up BA (Hons) Degree in Business Management.

Each applicant will be considered on merit and decisions will be based on individual applications. Applicants will also need to meet the University’s standard English language requirements of GCSE grade C, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. In addition, applicants will need to be in work and have substantial work experience. NB. This progression route is subject to individual consideration of each application on its merits and is not automatic.

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University of Northampton – UK

Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Travel Agency Management and Level 4

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Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Tourism Management students can progress on to the University of Northampton HND Travel and Tourism course. Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Tourism Management students can progress on to the final year of their BA (Hons) in International Tourism Management.

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University of Plymouth – UK

CTH students can apply to gain entry and advanced entry at University of Plymouth’ School of

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Tourism and Hospitality. Student applications will be assessed on individual basis and awarded advanced entry where applicable. CTH is currently in discussions with the University to arrange a more formal articulation and will be updating the details once the arrangements are finalised.

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University of Sunderland – UK

The 2008 Guardian University Guide ranks Tourism at University of Sunderland as the 6th best in the

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UK. The University was also ranked as 3rd best in terms of teaching satisfaction. CTH students who have passed the Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Tourism or Hotel Management can progress on to study the final year of the BSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management awarded by the University of Sunderland, at a number of colleges in the UK.

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University of Wolverhampton – UK

University of Wolverhampton is a place of knowledge, innovation and enterprise. They underpin

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University’s strategies in learning and teaching, in research, and help us to engage with the business world. The University have come to play a vital role in the region’s economic and cultural development, with the vision for higher education goes beyond opening minds and widening individual horizons.

The University of Wolverhampton is happy to accept students with the following CTH qualifications onto the programmes outlined:

Successful graduates of the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Hotel Management or Tourism Management with at least a pass are eligible for direct entry into year 2 of:

  • BA (Hons) Event and Venue Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) Sport Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) Tourism Management

Successful graduates of the CTH Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Hotel Management OR Tourism Management with at least a pass are eligible for direct entry into year 3 of:

  • BA (Hons) Event and Venue Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) Sport Management OR,
  • BA (Hons) Tourism Management

Successful graduates of the CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Prograduate Diploma) in Hospitality and Tourism Management are eligible for direct entry into:

  • Pre-Masters in Hospitality Management, leading to MA Hospitality Management

Students must also be able to demonstrate English language ability equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0 overall (with at least 5.5 in each component), for entry onto these programmes.

Hospitality and Tourism – Australia

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William Angliss Institute – Australia

William Angliss Institute is a dedicated training provider for the foods, tourism and hospitality

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industries, delivering a range of courses from four-year degrees, Australian Accredited Apprenticeships to short courses. Each year over 15,000 students including 1000 international students are trained at the Melbourne campus in Victoria. CTH students who have passed the Level 4 Diploma and Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Tourism or Hotel Management can progress onto WAI’s Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management Degree. Please email us for specific details.

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Edith Cowan University – Australia

Edith Cowan University is Western Australia’s second largest university with approximately 23,000

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students, including in excess of 3,000 students originating from more than 80 countries. Edith Cowan University is located in Perth, Western Australia, a gateway to Asia. The Edith Cowan Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management prepares competent graduates for careers in the hospitality, travel and tourism industries. It has been designed to give students a solid foundation in both disciplines in order to prepare them for leadership in these areas.

The course includes two ‘industry smart’ units which equip students with both industry knowledge and industry practice. Students completing the course will acquire the knowledge and generic skills to launch themselves into an exciting career in hospitality or tourism. Students who have completed the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) and Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) programmes in hospitality or tourism will be granted entry and 120 credits into the university¹s Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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Hotel School Sydney – Australia

The Hotel School Sydney is a unique partnership between Southern Cross University and

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Mulpha Australia’s hotel portfolio, (InterContinental Sydney, Hayman Island, Sanctuary Cove, Hyatt at Sanctuary Cove, Hilton Airport, Melbourne, and Bimbadgen Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW). Southern Cross University offers its award winning Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School Sydney. The course focuses on hotel operational skills and management practice in tourism and hospitality industries. The Hotel School Sydney develops dedicated professionals with university qualifications that are recognised and highly regarded internationally.

The growth of tourism alongside their association with major hotel companies, have culminated in exciting opportunities for a global career in hotel, tourism and services management. This is clearly demonstrated by the continued success of our graduates. Paid internship during first year studies is an attractive feature of the programme, as is its proximity to the five star hotel, InterContinental Sydney. The School is positioned in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, with the Harbour, Opera House and Botanical Gardens on its doorstep. The Hotel School Sydney offers a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management over three years. CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) and Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Hotel Management or Tourism Management are able to progress onto the second year of a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management with advanced standing as appropriate.

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Griffith University – Australia

Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia’s most

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innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region. Griffith University accepts successful CTH Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) graduates on to the final year of their Bachelor of Business (International Tourism and Hospitality Management). Students receive their degree from Griffith University.

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Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) – Australia

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering qualifications since 1912 and today

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offers a a diverse range of innovative qualifications including Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip students with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. CTH Level 4 Diploma and Level 5 Advanced Diploma graduates can progress onto NMIT’s Tourism and Hospitality Management Degree. Please email us for specific details.

Hospitality and Tourism – Malaysia

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Sunway University – Malaysia

Sunway University was formed with the belief and understanding that higher education

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is vital to the progress of the Malaysian nation. Occupying 22 acres of prime land in Sunway city, the MYR 120 million campus, fully equipped with academic, hostel and sports utilities is among the largest and most modern private institutions in Malaysia. Sunway University accepts successful CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) graduates on to the first year of their BSc. (Hons) in International Hospitality Management degree (as appropriate) and successful Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) graduates on to their second year BSc. (Hons) in International Hospitality Management degree, (as appropriate).
Students who complete the Sunway University Bachelor degrees are awarded two certificates; one by Sunway University and one by Le Cordon Bleu of France.

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Binary University College – Malaysia

CTH graduates may convert their CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly

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known as Prograduate Diploma) or

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma qualification to either a BA (Hons) or MBA degree with further six months of study. As a specialist university for management, IT and Entrepreneurship education in Malaysia, Binary University College offers excellent education at an affordable cost.

Dato (Sir) Professor Joseph Adaikalam, Executive Chairman, Binary University College, stated: “The Binary-CTH Partnership is a collaboration that will provide students from all over the world greater access to pursue quality education at an affordable cost. Through this smart partnership, students can now gain an internationally-recognised bachelor or masters degree awarded by a 6-Star Business School right in their home country. This collaboration also means that students can, if they wish to, do one part of the degree in their home country and the final part in Europe or Asia. This is in line with Binary’s objective of producing global graduates for a globalised world”

Undergraduate pathway

Students with CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Prograduate Diploma) in Hospitality & Tourism Management qualification can convert to BA (Hons) in Business Management – International Hospitality & Tourism degree qualification, awarded by Binary University College by completing the following modules:

  1. Entrepreneurship (15 Credits)
  2. Research Methods (15 Credits)
  3. Undergraduate Major Project (30 Credits)

Postgraduate Pathway

Students with CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management qualification can convert to MBA – International Hospitality & Tourism degree qualification, awarded by Binary University College by completing the following modules:

  1. Entrepreneurship OR Research Methods
  2. Postgraduate Major Project

Delivery of the qualifications

Binary University College is planning to accredit several CTH Approved Teaching Centres worldwide to deliver these modules, enabling students to complete the full degree programmes locally, which will not only save money, but also enable students to combine their studies with work commitments.

If you are a CTH Approved Teaching Centre wishing to deliver these qualifications, please contact CTH at marketing@cthawards.com.

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HELP – Malaysia

HELP University College, founded in 1986 is a leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a

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firmly established international reputation among universities, research organisations, scholars, business and corporate leaders and governments in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. It offers a wide and diverse range of programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels, assuming a leading role in research and development in certain disciplines and subject areas.

Students who have completed both the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) and Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Hospitality Management will be offered exemptions from nine subjects of the HELP Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) (Hons) degree. The combination of nine subjects is equivalent to one year of study for the 3-year programme.

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Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) – New Zealand

Under the articulation arrangement agreed, CTH graduates can claim the

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following exemptions:

Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

Direct entry to Year 1 of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree qualification.

Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management

Direct entry to Year 2 with up to 7 course cross-credits (out of a total of 21 courses required) of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree qualification.

Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management

Direct entry to Year 2 of the following programme with up to twelve course cross-credits (out of a total of 21 courses required) of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree qualification.

Each applicant will be considered on merit and decisions will be based on individual applications. In addition, applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to study in English through an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent with no band score less than 5.5.

For further details, please visit;

Main Campus, 28a Linwood Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 2995, Auckland 1140, New Zealand
Telephone: (64 9) 815 1717
Email: enquiry@ais.ac.nz

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Hospitality and Tourism – Russia

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The Institute of Economics, Management and Law – Kazan City

Founded in 1994,the Institute of Economics, Management and Law is the largest private higher educational institution in the Republic of Tatarstan and the entire Volga region.

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The Institute is among the 100 best Russian higher educational institutions and the top 5 private institutes of Russia, it has the official “European quality” golden medal for implementation of the “Management of Quality” system (ISO 9001:2008).
Institute of Economics, Management and Law is the leading higher educational institution in the Scientific and Educational Cluster in Trade, Hospitality Industry and Services in the Republic of Tatarstan.
Student applications will be assessed on an individual basis and places offered on merit. Please email us for specific details.

Hospitality and Tourism – Switzerland

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International Management Institute Switzerland (IMI)

International Management Institute Switzerland (IMI) has reviewed

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the CTH Level 3, 4 and 5 Diploma programmes

and has approved them for eligibility for candidates to join the Institute’s own programmes at a range of corresponding levels. Click here to see full details of eligibility.

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Glion – Switzerland

For more than forty years, Glion Swiss Hospitality Management Schools has launched world-class

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Hospitality careers as one of the top leading schools in the industry. The students who wish to pursue a degree in hospitality and who hold the Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Hotel Management will be admitted to Year 2; students with the Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Hotel Management will be admitted to Year 3. Glion degree courses last on average 4.5 years which includes several comprehensive internships in the hospitality industry.

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Les Roches – Switzerland

Les Roches Swiss School of Hotel Management sets high standards for education within the world of

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hospitality providing students excellent opportunities to be a top-level manager or executive in the hospitality industry. The students who wish to pursue a degree in hospitality and who hold the Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Hotel Management will be admitted to Year 2; students with the Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) in Hotel Management will be admitted to Year 3. Les Roches degree courses last on average 4.5 years which includes several comprehensive internships in the hospitality industry.

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SWISS Education Group – Switzerland

Swiss Education Group is the largest private hospitality educator in Switzerland. With 4 hospitality management schools and an entrepreneurial culinary school,

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it offers a fabulous range of options for study in amazing settings Each school offers a variety of specialisations, from Event Management to Design to Design to Finance.

Based across 7 campuses throu ghout French and German-speaking Switzerland, both Bachelor and Master programmes are available. Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland also offers an Advanced Professional Diploma in Swiss Pastry and Chocolate Arts for enterprising bakers looking to launch their new career!

Students holding CTH Level 3 to Level 7 Diplomas in Hospitality Management can now apply for direct entry to their hospitality management schools, while students holding Level 3 to Level 5 Culinary Diplomas can apply to Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland. These are some of the very top hospitality and catering schools in Switzerland and to study at one of their schools would be a superb completion of an industry education!

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Hospitality and Tourism – United Arab Emirates

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Middlesex University – Dubai

Middlesex University teaching quality was recently rated as ‘excellent’ by the UK Quality

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Assurance Agency and research quality was rated as being of ‘all-round national excellence’ in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise. Middlesex ranked second in a new re-assessment of teaching quality in all English universities. CTH students can progress from the CTH Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Tourism Management or Travel Agency Management on to the 2nd year of the Middlesex University Dubai BA (Hons) Major in International Tourism Management with possible options in Business Studies, Marketing or Human Resource Management.

Students completing the Level 5 Diploma (formerly known as Advanced Diploma) programmes in Tourism Management or Hotel Management can progress on to the final year of The Middlesex University Dubai BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management and Tourism or BA (Hons) or Hospitality Management.

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Skyline University College – United Arab Emirates

Skyline University College (SUC) was established in 1990 in Sharjah, a city that has been recognised as a

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hub for education, culture and heritage by UNESCO. SUC believes in responding innovatively and effectively to train human resources and fulfil educational needs of industries like Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Systems, Marketing, Business Management and Finance sectors, and is presently one of the leading Universities in Northern Emirates. The programs offered by SUC are fully approved and accredited by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE. SUC offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), majors in Travel & Tourism Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing and Finance and Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program, with emphasis in Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management.

Students can study for a CTH qualifications at SUC, and CTH graduates can apply for Advanced entry at SUC for a series of Bachelor and Master’s degree courses.

Gaming and Leisure – United Kingdom

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University of Salford’s – UK

The University of Salford’s Centre for the Study of Gambling is the first of its kind in the UK. It teaches

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at undergraduate and post-graduate level and undertakes research in the area of gambling studies in partnership with industry. Students who have studied the Level 4 Diploma (formerly known as just Diploma) in Hotel and Casino Management can go on to the second year of the BA in Gaming and Leisure at Salford University.

Students will study modules like Gambling Ethics, Gaming Economics and Strategic Management of the Gaming Industry, along with more general management topics. Students will have the opportunity for internships organised by the university. If successful, students could stay on to specialise in a specific area at Masters level.

Post Graduate Masters Top-Ups – United Kingdom

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Anglia Ruskin University – UK

Students who have completed the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma are eligible to gain direct entry at

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MA in International Sustainable Tourism Management (Advanced Entry) stage at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford or Cambridge.

Students are required to complete three modules and a Dissertation to convert the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in to an MA degree.

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BPP University – UK

CTH graduates may convert their CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Prograduate Diploma)

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or Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma qualification to a Master’s Degree at BPP University. Students can complete the qualification at BPP University’s learning centres in Manchester or London as a full-time programme, or online via BPP’s online study portal.

The arrangement covers the following qualifications:

CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management graduates can enter at BPP’s MSc in Management with Tourism with 90 Credits Accredited Prior Learning, meaning students are only require to complete the following modules via BPP’s online study platform to gain the Master’s degree qualification:

  • Competitive Intelligence – 15 Credits
  • International Marketing Management – 15 Credits
  • Consultancy Project or Work Placement – 30 Credits
  • Managing Tourism & Hospitality Projects – 15 Credits
  • Strategic Planning for Tourism & Hospitality – 15 Credits

Throughout the programme, students will also have the opportunity to complete various short courses in Cultural awareness, professional development and communication and negotiation skills and achieve accredited awards.

CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Prograduate Diploma) in Hospitality & Tourism Management

CTH Level 6 Diploma (formerly known as Prograduate Diploma) in Hospitality & Tourism Management graduates are eligible for direct entry to MSc Management with Tourism & Hospitality award. The modules in the full MSc qualification are categorised in to three sections as follows:

Postgraduate Certificate Level

  • Competitive Intelligence – 15 Credits
  • Leadership & Change Management – 15 Credits
  • Markets & Marketing – 15 Credits
  • Knowledge Management & Information System Strategy – 15 Credits

Postgraduate Diploma Level

  • Accounting & decision making – 15 Credits
  • Enterprise Risk Management – 15 Credits
  • Operations Management & Services Excellence – 15 Credits
  • International Marketing Management – 15 Credits

Master’s Level

  • Consultancy Project or Work Placement – 30 Credits
  • Managing Tourism & Hospitality Projects – 15 Credits
  • Strategic Planning for Tourism & Hospitality – 15 Credits

Once again, throughout the programme, students will have the opportunity to complete various short courses in Cultural awareness, professional development and communication and negotiation skills and achieve accredited awards.

For further details:

If you would like to find out further details, please visit BPP University College’s website

You can apply online here

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Edge Hill University – UK

Students who have successfully completed CTH Level 7 Diploma (formerly known as Postgraduate

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Diploma) in Hospitality Management are eligible to gain entry to either MBA or MA in International Management top-up qualifications. In order to qualify for MBA top-up programme, students are expected to have at least two years of work experience. MBA top-up qualification requires CTH graduates’ to complete three modules (Financial Management, Research Methods and Dissertation) and MA in International Management top-up qualification requires CTH graduates’ to complete Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Research Methods and Dissertation.

Students can start these qualifications in February and September each year. Edge Hill University has various approved study centres in the UK as well as internationally.

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London South Bank University – UK

Students who have completed the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma are eligible to gain direct entry at

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MSc in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Dissertation) stage at London South Bank University.

Students are required to complete just a Dissertation and two day workshop in Research Methods to convert the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in to an MSc degree.

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University of Sunderland – UK

Students who have completed the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma
are eligible to gain direct entry at

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MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management (Dissertation) stage at University of Sunderland or one of their approved study centres around the world.

Students are required to complete just a Dissertation to convert the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in to an MSc degree.

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University of West London – UK

Students who have completed the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma are eligible to gain direct entry at

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either MA in Tourism (Dissertation) or MA in Hospitality (Dissertation) stage at University of West London.

Students are required to complete just a Dissertation and two day workshop in Research Methods to convert the CTH Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in to an MA degree.