The BA/BSc(Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management Bachelor degree program is for those with a passion for crossing continents and cultures. Seekers of this degree are adventurous individuals with a strong desire to interact with people from around the world. They want to understand the cultural and personal needs of travellers so that they can provide them with the most fulfilling experience. Talented professionals in international hospitality and tourism management are responsible for creating the positive memories tourists remember for a lifetime.
An explosive growth of leisure, travel and tourism over the past decade has led to an inevitable global expansion of the hospitality and tourism industries which has made a significant contribution to national and global economies. This, in turn, has identified the need for well-educated, innovative managers. The hospitality and tourism industries have evolved in many different ways and are characterised by growth, diversity, vitality and dynamic change.
This course offers you an understanding of the nature of the product itself; an understanding of the political, economic and social context, within which the production and consumption of these products and services take place; an understanding of the management and organisation involved in the provision and consumption of the hospitality and tourism products and services; and a range of specialist applications and skills such as law and understanding of the research process.
The BA/BSc(Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management course is designed to meet the needs of a dynamic sector, this programme blends a core of business and management studies with specific, specialised modules that draw on our extensive experience in hospitality and tourism. Through the business modules, you will explore the key approaches and techniques vital to managing and running an international business.
During the programme you will also develop wider skills in communication, team working, problem solving, application of number, use of information technology, and improving your own learning and work performance. These will not only help you launch your career but also provide a framework for life-long learning.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / May / September