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Travel & Tourism Diploma in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Management The Association of Business Executives (ABE) The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a professional membership body and an examination board. ABE qualifications provide progression routes to degree and Masters programmes worldwide. ABE was founded by a group of politicians, educators and businessmen in 1973 and since remain specialists in business qualifications and now have students and members in over 100 countries. ABE are committed to offering qualifications that are relevant, recognised and respected

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Academic Level QCF Level 4 to 6

Entry Requirements Diploma Applicants must have obtained one of the following:  Two level 3 passes (‘A’ level standard)  A level 3 qualification, or above, as notified on

the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom. Such qualifications should entail a similar number of learning hours to that of the ABE certificate. ***  Overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 3 qualification in the UK, and entailing a similar number of learning hours to that of the ABE certificate.***  In addition ABE welcomes applications for student membership from intending Diploma candidates who, although not holding a formal entry qualification, have been in appropriate

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employment for at least two years. A signed reference letter from employers must accompany all such applications

***ABE reserves the right to reject such qualifications if they are deemed to have insufficient subject relationship. Graduate Integrated & Extended Diplomas Applicants must have attained one of the following qualifications:  Two GCE A levels or any Level 3 equivalent

together with four GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Mathematics  BTEC National Diploma  Three passes at LCCI level 3  City & Guilds/Pitman qualifications – three passes at professional/NVQ Level 3  An ‘Access’ Certificate from a UK College of Further Education  Any NVQ qualifications at Level 3


In addition, ABE welcomes applications for student membership from intending Diploma candidates who, although not holding a formal entry qualification, have been in appropriate employment for at least 2 years. A signed reference letter from employer(s) must accompany all such applications. Full information on the entry criteria, syllabus, equivalent entry qualifications, exemptions, examination and registration on the ABE website at: http://www.abeuk.com/registration/ entryrequirements/ For all other queries about the ABE contact our Administration Team by Email: info@mabm.co.uk or course@mabm.co.uk

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Progress Route (Source: http://www.abeuk.com/afterabe/ progression/) ABE Certificate (QCF/NQF Level 3)

Year One Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ABE Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 5)

Year Two Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ABE Advanced Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 6)

Year Three Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ABE Post Graduate Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 7)

Masters Programme inc. MBA

Please refer to the English language requirements. Diploma Level 4  Introduction to Business  Introduction to Marketing  Introduction to Travel, Tourism and Hospitality  Introduction to Business Communication Diploma Level 5  The Business Environment  Organisational Behaviour  Travel, Tourism and Hospitality  IT in Hospitality and Tourism Operations  Managing the Customer Relationship  Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management

Plus Two Optional Units from:  Principles of Business Law  Human Resource Management  Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication  Sales Management Diploma Level 6  Strategic Hospitality Management  International Travel, Tourism and Hospitality  Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Plus Two Optional Units from:  Strategic Marketing Management  Strategic Human Resource Management  Project Management

Duration: 2 years 6 months Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF Level 6)  The Business Environment  Organisational Behaviour  Travel, Tourism and Hospitality  IT in Hospitality and Tourism Operations  Managing the Customer Relationship  Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management

 Strategic Hospitality Management  International Travel, Tourism and Hospitality  Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Plus Two Optional Units from Group A:  Principles of Business Law  Human Resource Management  Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication  Sales Management Plus Two Optional Units from Group B:  Strategic Marketing Management  Strategic Human Resource Management  Project Management

Duration: 2 years

Course Commencement: January and September

Assessment:

3 hours written examinations

English Requirements Course Structure

Course Summary

Please note the costs of ABE registration and examination entry are NOT included in MABM tuition fees.


Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Business Studies Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) The Institute is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development Managers. Supporting career and personal development as well as mobility, the Institute’s educational programmes and qualifying examinations provide recognised qualifications for persons to work in the commercial management business and industrial sectors. Membership is open to those who complete the relevant degree level qualifying examinations. The Institute is also a recognised international examining and awarding body for students undertaking general business and management studies and examines and certifies candidates to an internationally consistent standard.

Academic Level QCF Level 4 – 6

Entry Requirements Certificate The minimum age for registration for this programme is 16.  Three GCSEs/GCEs at grades A, B or C (or equivalents)

 Two ICM Single Subject passes at grades C or above Applicants over the age of 17 who do not hold the required entrance qualification may also register for the programme providing they have had a minimum of one year’s work experience and can provide a reference from their employer. Diploma The minimum age for registration for this programme is 17.  Five GCSEs/GCEs at grades A, B or C (or equivalents)  Four ICM Single Subject passes at grade C or above  The ICM Certificate in Travel & Tourism Applicants over the age of 21 who do not meet the entry requirements may also register for the diploma level providing they have had a minimum of two years practical work experience in a tourism or hospitality related environment.

Progression Route

(Source: http://www.icm.ac.uk/icm-qualifications/ progression-routes/) ICM Certificate (QCF/NQF Level 4)

Year One Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ICM Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 5)

Year Two Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ICM Advanced Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 6)

Year Three Relevant 3 Yrs Degree Programme

ICM Post Graduate Diploma (QCF/NQF Level 7)

Masters Programme inc. MBA

Course Summary Duration: 2 years 6 months

Course Commencement: January, May and September

Assessment: 3 hours written external examinations Please note the costs of ICM registration and examination entry are NOT included in MABM tuition fees.


Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism Marketing London Centre of Marketing (LCM)

and the candidate must complete at least one of the two optional modules successfully before the Award can be issued.

The London Centre of Marketing is an international awarding body providing high quality global education and training services, which raise performance standards for business, encourage lifetime learning and provide professional status for individuals. This course is designed for those who wish to embark on a career in Travel and Tourism, and need to obtain a recognised qualification.

Higher Diploma Three Mandatory Subjects:  Social Marketing  Personnel Management  Tourism Management Plus One from:  Integrated Marketing Communications  Brands & Branding

Qualification Structures:

Academic Level QCF Level 4 – 6

Entry Requirements Applicants must have obtained:  Travel and Tourism qualification (or other related subject) at level 3 or higher.

For direct entry to Higher Diploma, applicants must have obtained:  Diploma in Travel and Tourism Marketing or equivalent.

For direct entry to Professional Diploma, applicants must have obtained:  Higher Diploma in Travel and Tourism Marketing or equivalent.

For direct entry to Graduate Diploma, applicants must have obtained:  Professional Diploma in Travel and Tourism Marketing or equivalent.

English Requirements Please refer to the English language requirements.

Course Structure

Professional Diploma Three Mandatory Subjects:  Public Relations  Business Law  Events Management Plus One from:  Services Marketing  Corporate Communication Graduate Diploma Three Mandatory Subjects:  International Marketing  Strategic Marketing Management  Entrepreneurship Plus One from:  Business-to-Business Marketing  Internet Marketing

Progress Route

(Source: www.lcmuk.com) Once the candidate has completed a London Centre of Marketing Graduate Diploma, the candidate is eligible for Direct Entry onto a number of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs at various Universities within the UK and abroad.

Candidates must attempt a minimum of four modules per level. Three modules are compulsory,

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Course Summary Duration: 2 years 6 months or less time if applicant gains direct access onto Higher Diploma, Professional Diploma or Graduate Diploma stages.

Course Commencement: January, May and September

Assessment: 3 hours (unseen) written examinations Please note the costs of LCM examination entry are NOT included in MABM tuition fees


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