OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

Qualification Number: 601/5663/6


The OTHM Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification is a Level 7 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualifications are designed to provide career development opportunities for those are working in tourism and hospitality as senior managers.

Entry Requirements

Learner must fulfil at least one of the following criteria to be allowed entry to the qualification:

  • Possession of an honours degree in a related subject
  • Possession of a level 6 qualification from a recognised awarding body
  • Five years management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre / college regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

English requirements:

If you are not from the United Kingdom or a majority English-speaking country you must provide evidence that you are competent in English language at a minimum of CEFR (the Common European Framework) level B2 from a recognised English test provider or IELTS level 5.5 in each component.


OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:

Unit Ref. No. Mandatory Units Credit
H/507/7382 Strategic Management and Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality 20
K/507/7383 Destination Management 20
T/507/7385 International Tourism Policy and Development 20
J/507/7388 E-Tourism and Social Media in Tourism and Hospitality 20
L/507/7389 Advanced Research Methods in Tourism and Hospitality 20
F/507/7390 Organisational Behaviour in International Tourism and Hospitality Organisations 20


Passing the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. OTHM has progression arrangement with a number of UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into masters/top-up programmes.

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