Bachelor of arts (hons) hospitality, tourism and event management (top-up)

Course Information


Wrexham Glyndwr University is a vibrant, friendly and inclusive learning community focused on inspiring each student and placing them at the heart of everything we do. Our courses have an applied focus and offer a rich, hands-on and supportive learning experience designed to further ambition and encourage students’ passion to succeed.

Wrexham Glyndwr University is home to more than 6500 students and offers over 150 courses in its undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio. These are split across four academic schools, the School of Creative Arts, the School of Social and Life Sciences, the School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering and the North Wales Business School.


We have again been ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for Teaching Quality according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024!

Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction, Complete University Guide 2024

Top university in Wales for teaching on my course, 2023 National Student Survey.

Where is Wrexham Glyndwr University?

Wrexham Glyndwr University’s main campus is located in Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom.

The driving distance between London and Wrexham is 307.5km, which is about 3 hours 30 min driving time.


  • This degree brings new elements of tourism to the fore, combining customer service and hospitality with event management and other key factors related to the entertainment arena.
  • The modules are stimulating and thought-provoking, covering essential and specialist business themes. Students will also study strategic thinking, tourism, contemporary issues in hospitality management and strategic marketing.
  • The hospitality, tourism and event management degree provides practical opportunities to develop students’ creativity, resourcefulness, curiosity and ability to contribute to the ongoing growth of hospitality, tourism and events management.
  • This is a top-up final year degree programme for SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management graduates.
  • The programme includes 4 modules and 1 dissertation to be conducted over 3 semesters in 12 months.
  • 1 semester = 4 months
  • Each semester consists of 12 teaching weeks and 4 break weeks.
  • Passing mark: 40%

12 months

  • Strategic Thinking (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management (20 credits)
  • Food & Drink Tourism (20 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)
  • The programme is conducted on a face-to-face basis.
  • Teaching ratio 1:66 for lecture and tutorial class
  • Assessment is continuous throughout each term and may include essays, presentations, coursework, report, and case study.

Upon passing all the modules, the student will be awarded Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management (Top-up) Awarded by Wrexham University, UK

  • SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or Equivalent.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years old by 31 December in the year of enrolment.
  • All applications are subject to university’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.
  • IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent for non- native speaker and students not advancing from SHRM Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or equivalent qualifications.