BA (Hons) Tourism Management
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BA (Hons) Tourism Management Where you will study: Buxton Campus UCAS: N801 Entry requirements: 260 UCAS tariff points, of which at least 220 will be from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma, IB. Duration and mode of study: Full time: 3-4 years (with a placement year) Course fees: Please refer to our website. Start dates: You can start this course in September or January.
Why choose this course? ▪ You will study in the heart of the Peak District, the second most visited national park in the world ▪ You can choose to take an optional work placement year and achieve a Diploma in Professional Practice, which will help enhance your employability prospects when you graduate.
About the course This course focuses on the 'world' of tourism, the 'world' of the tourist, the virtual and real 'world' of travel and tourism and the 'world' of employment in tourism. The course is about how you will fit into that changing world of tourism, achieved by giving you access to knowledge about 21st Century destinations, management practices, marketing techniques and sustainable tourism products.
How you’ll learn You will be taught using lectures and group seminars. And as we have an 'open door policy', you'll be able to speak to your tutor if you need extra help with your studies. Fieldtrips During your first year, you will go on several fieldtrips and visits to tourism service providers, such as airports, stately homes and local tourism hotspots, including Dovedale and the Derwent Valley Heritage Corridor.
Your career Our students succeed in finding employment in the tourism industry. Graduates went into roles from Australian Tourist Board to Maldives Tourist Board, Destination Management Officer to Travel Counsellor, Airline Ground and Flight Crew to Ground Handling Agent, Hotel Marketing Officer to Regional Marketing Officer, Travel Account Officer to Call Centre Agent/Reservations Officer and Business Travel Consultant to Tour Guide. “The industry is global, the employment is global”. You could also go onto study our MA Tourism Management.
I found the trip to Manchester Airport enjoyable and informative, with the bonus at the end of the day of taking a look at the legend that was and still is Concorde Georgina Keene
What youâ€™ll cover The degree includes a core of business/management modules and personal development planning. These enable you to choose a career pathway that suits your particular strengths and interests, and to prepare you for work within today's tourism industry. You will study modules like these, but they may change: STAGE ONE
Academic and Professional Development 1
Academic and Professional Development 2
Business Operations Management
Applied Business Management
ICT and Tourism Management
Business Development and Entrepreneurship
Reconfiguring Tourism Destinations
Principles of International Business
The Tourism Consumer
Themes and Niche Tourism
Sustainable Tourism Management Systems
Tourism Policy and Planning
The Business of E-tourism
Diploma in Professional Practice (Optional to Programme)
Applied Professional Practice
Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice
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