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FdA Tourism Management
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FdA Tourism Management Where you will study: University of Derby Buxton UCAS Code: 8F21 Entry requirements: 160 UCAS points. For further information see the applying page Duration and mode of study: Full time: two years Course fees: £8,600 per year. For further information see the fees and funding page Start dates: September
How you’ll learn The course offers an exciting mix of lectures and tutorials, case study discussions, guest speakers, seminars, small group exercises, professional visits, videos and practical experience with our commercial partners.
Assessment You’ll be assessed through a combination of work including individual or group presentations and written assignments. Assessments have been designed in consultation with industry professionals in order to challenge and develop your practical and theoretical skills.
What you’ll cover LEVEL FOUR
Academic Study Skills (20 Credits)
Research Skills (20 Credits)
HRM for Service Industries (20 Credits)
Management Sustainable Tourism (20 Credits)
Applied Tourism Skills (20 Credits)
Advanced Tourism Skills (20 Credits)
Delivering the Tourism Customer Experience (20 Credits)
Supervising the Tourism Customer Experience (20 Credits)
Your career Why choose this course? This course is professionally accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI), and the Institute of Tourist Guiding (ITG). TMI supports professional development within the sector for potential entrants as well as existing practitioners. Our lecturers and specialists are from all over the globe with industry experience and excellent links with the tourism industry worldwide so you can be confident your course will fully prepare you for a career in tourism management.
About the course This course focuses on tourism and the tourist, the virtual and real world of travel and tourism and employment in the tourism sector. You’ll learn how to fit into that changing world by developing your knowledge of 21st century destinations and the appropriate practices for their management. Seeing the challenges the industry faces as you work alongside tourism providers will prepare you for employment within the sector.
Students who undertake this course will be able to pursue a range of exciting careers within this sector. This course also provides a foundation for further study at final year undergraduate level in tourism or similar areas of study.
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