Studying BA/BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism will give you the skills, insights and confidence to start your career and tackle the industry’s challenges. This course prepares you to become an effective manager in the tourism sector – whilst delivering a range of transferrable business skills.This course develops a critical understanding of tourism and business management to meet the changing demands of society and the economy. This degree will prepare students with a solid grounding in the industry, and a set of current, relevant skills. When they finish students will have the confidence to tackle any career in tourism.
The BA/BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism course addresses basic management practices and procedures as well as the specific tourism management knowledge and skills essential to the industry. It will introduce you to the concept of the visitor economy as well as different industries that form part of the global tourism industry such as airlines, cruise lines, casinos and destinations. The Tourism Management bachelor course will prepare you for an exciting and varied career in the tourism industry.
As one of the largest and fastest growing industries, the demand for individuals who can bring fresh ideas, think analytically and provide novel insights into tackling business problems in tourism continues to grow.
The programme has been developed to give students the key business skills needed for a successful career in this sector. There is a particular focus on the biggest challenges facing the tourism industry, these include sustainability, ethical tourism and diverse competition. Designed to unlock your potential by enhancing both your commercial awareness and specialist subject knowledge you will study the economic, social, political, cultural and environmental significance of tourism. You will develop your knowledge of the world’s fastest growing industry on a degree designed to empower you with the skills and experience to balance changing customer demands and increasing high levels of the service expected, with fresh ideas, sustainable schemes and novel marketing plans.
This degree is designed for those who wish to follow a similar pattern to the tourism management programme but wish their degree title to reflect the emphasis given to additional core modules in business and management.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / May / September