Our international tourism course covers all the essential knowledge to give you a solid foundation from which to pursue your interests. You’ll be equipped with knowledge about tourism in relation to sustainable economic development and civil society. In addition to this, you’ll have the flexibility to take on optional modules and take part in practice-based learning opportunities. The diverse style of learning will develop your skills and increase your prospects of employment once you graduate. The events management module will give you a great understanding of the events industry and everything that goes into planning memorable ones. You’ll cover planning, strategy, and management while analysing festivals and the requirements of different event types. You’ll also develop your own event concept and produce a portfolio to show your understanding of planning specific events. Our graduates have gone on to work for Marriot, Thomas Cook, Etihad, and many more. The course opens doors to many different industries too, including tourist boards, local authorities, airports, hotels, and museums. You’ll practice applying your newly learned skills in different situations to get you ready for the world of work. Every year you’ll take part in a range of CA field trips. In your second year, you’ll go on a week-long visit to an international tourist destination and the majority of the cost is included in your tuition fee. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to plan your career far ahead of graduation. A designated team will be on hand to help and you’ll be engaged in industry networking events and careers fairs. We know sometimes you’ll need assistance and support when it comes to your studies. During your time with us you’ll get assistance from a Personal Tutor. If you require a little extra help we have Student Learning Assistants and Graduate Academic Assistants on hand to help.
International Tourism Management BSc Honours
Explore key aspects of modern tourism and start a career in one of the world’s most dynamic economic sectors.
In the area of tourism management you will learn to critically evaluate the tourism sector business environment, including tourists and the places they visit. international tourism and global sustainable development will enable you assess the contribution and impacts of tourism on society, while tourism policy, planning and marketing will give you an understanding of the application of innovative ideas to the development of tourism for the future The course will provide you with highly relevant and key business management skills, including problem solving, team-working/interpersonal skills, leadership and time management. You will also gain essential communication and decision making experience for a dynamic and fast-paced international environment, including the ability to forecast and evaluate the impact of tourism development in specific contexts. Planning and marketing skills such as data analysis, critical thinking and innovation are also core to the course, as well as knowledge of the latest digital technology and software available for business.