With the recent economic challenges in the travel and hospitality sectors, it's even more important than ever to create a degree designed to support the sustainability and growth of an industry that supports millions of jobs worldwide.
Our business and tourism management programme will provide you with the knowledge you need to open up opportunities for a future in the tourism industry. Whether that's employment with local, national or international companies, or you're a budding entrepreneur looking to create a new niche, never has the saying "the world is your oyster" been more appropriate.
Committing to study at degree level will give you transferrable skills that can be applied in any career context. Leadership, business operations, strategy and entrepreneurship are all essential to keeping our industries pushing forwards.
For those with a specific passion for tourism, this programme will equip you with the expertise, skills and knowledge you need to get ahead. You'll gain knowledge and understanding of the different characteristics of tourism.
How do you assess demand?
What is the environmental impact of travel?
How do we remain ethical and sympathetic to our global communities?
Standard Pathway (3 Years) - Level 2 Proof of Residency
Non Standard Pathway (4 Years) - NA & Proof of Residency
Modules under Course
Academic Skills for Business and Management (20 credits)
Orientation for Success in Higher Education (20 credits)
Understanding Business Organisations (20 credits)
Understanding Customers (20 credits)
Understanding the World of Tourism (20 credits)
Foundation Year Project (20 credits)
Business Environment (20 credits)
Tourism Marketing Principles (20 credits)
Tourism Environment and Industry (20 credits)
Organisation Behaviour (20 credits)
Fundamentals of Business Finance (20 credits)
Tourism and Society (20 credits)
Employability and Enterprise Skills (20 credits)
Principles of Operations Management (20 credits)
Entrepreneurship in Tourism (20 credits)
Human Resource Management (20 credits)
Tourism Impacts and Sustainable Development (20 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)
Tourism: Contemporary Issues (20 credits)
Global Strategic Management (20 credits)
Leadership and Change (20 credits)
Destination Management (20 credits)
Dissertation (40 credits)
Jobs and Salaries
• Tour Manager (£15,000 to £20,000)
• Travel Agency Manager (£19,000 to £26,000)
• Tourist Information Centre Manager (£25,000 to £35,000)
• Tourism Officer (£30,000 to £40,000)
• Event Manager (£33,000 to £40,000)