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BA HonsInternational Tourism Management

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

Graduates of this course have gone on to enjoy successful careers in
tour operations, international tourism development, air transport
management, ground handling and tourism marketing.

During the course you will:

  • Focus on the role of tourism in society as well as looking at it
    as an industry
  • Benefit from excellent teaching underpinned by the work of
    world-class researchers

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Academic culture and values
  • Research methods in leisure and tourism
  • Visitor attraction management
  • Tourism marketing
  • Sustainable tourism in developing countries
  • Heritage culture and society

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Career opportunities

CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS

This takes place both in specific units which embed elements of
personal development planning (PDP) strand (Academic Culture and
Values, Business of Events and Final Year Project) with involvement of
the careers service. However, approximately 60% of students
independently develop their careers through part-time work. This
occasionally feeds into the academic programme.

An initial session on career options will be offered by the team from
the Centre for Personal and Career Development within the unit The
Business of Events at Level 1, to enable students to explore all the
options available at the University to support their career choices
right from the start.

At Level 2 students will be expected to enhance their career-related
and employability skills through interactive exercises, group
activities and individual reflection. These processes are often
problematic and unnatural to students, differing to experiences in
more traditional subject-based units. The focus falls on students to
reflect on their own approaches, learning styles and skills; no
textbook shows what works best for them, thus a degree of self
discovery is required and students should be in charge of the process.
Students will be encouraged to ask appropriate questions and increase
the use of feedback.

By Level 3 students will also be encouraged to develop their critical
thinking skills, coinciding with the transition to less tutor led and
greater peer and self feedback, and management of tutor strategies
(Lawrence 2007).

Students will also be encouraged to contact / join associations and
organisations with a view to developing events management experience
on a voluntary basis, such as:

The Tourism Society:

BAFA British Arts Festivals Association

ACE Association of Conferences and Events

BACD British Association of Conference Destinations

MIA Meetings Industry Association

MPI Meeting Professional International

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

Options range from tour operator, ground handling agent, transport
companies including airlines, hospitality industry to business and
conference organisers.

Further study:

In terms of further study a number of possibilities exist, both
within the University and beyond:

  • MSc International Tourism Management
  • MSc Sport Tourism Management
  • MSc Tourism and Events Management
  • MSc Tourism and Environmental Management
  • PhD
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States