Transnational Education

My main administrative responsibility for the Faculty of Business and Law consists of managing the academic operations for transnational programmes of the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Department. We teach the following programmes in cooperation with institutions in Germany, the UK, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong: Foundation Degree (FdA) Travel and Tourism, BA Hospitality Management, BSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management, MSc Tourism and Hospitality.

Our off-campus operations are a significant part of our income and as a Department, we have more than 1,500 students that are studying various Tourism and Hospitality programmes across 11 partner centres in South East Asia and Europe.

I have the following experience within transnational education

  • Curriculum Design and Evaluation: Development of new modules and programmes for TNE delivery
  • Adaptation of existing on-campus programmes for off-campus provision
  • Programme approval and reviews with international quality and approval agencies (in particular the QAA, Malaysian Qualifications Agency, Hong Kong education authority and Council for Private Education-Singapore)
  • Development of learning and teaching materials, including distance and e-learning
  • Teaching distance learning and franchise models
  • Staff development and training programmes
  • Development of operational procedures for TNE provision
  • Research Project: communities of practice
  • Development of spaces of engagement for academic staff and tutors
  • Relationship marketing with TNE partners