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International/EU: £14,415 per year
- Gain a sound understanding of tourism business management that balances theoretical study with practical work.
- Explore the motivations of tourism consumers, tourism industry operations and the planning and development of tourism in various contexts.
- Study key business developments to increase your general business acumen.
Develop the specific knowledge and skills necessary to secure future employment within the international tourism sector, and gain an appreciation for the challenges and rewards of working in a fast-paced, people-centred industry.
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Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
Tourism subject group award
Our Tourism subject group is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT), the membership organisation for tourism industry professionals and educators.
Watch student Rhianna Coote talk about what it’s like to study this course.
How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
Learning and teaching is research-informed, as modules draw upon and relate to current research, including the work of our staff. You also develop research skills as you design, conduct, present and reflect on your own research.
You learn through
- research projects
- consultancy projects
- directed learning activities
- work-related learning module
- visiting guest lectures
- mentor scheme
Course leaders and tutors
As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business and consultancy projects to build your skills and professional experience.
Recent students have contributed to developing the network of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum, helped organise their annual conference in Gibraltar, and been involved in developing Operation Make Safe, which seeks to work with hotels, tour and transport operators to raise staff awareness of child protection issues.
You will frequently engage with tourism industry stakeholders during your study. Many modules include industry guest speakers and field trips. You benefit from a close relationship with the industry through our staff members' industry network, our association with the Tourism Management Institute and our alumni network.
This course prepares you for a career in
- airline management
- destination management
- tour operations management
- product development
- operations and contracting
- ground services management
- sales management
- regional operations management
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Cosmos Holidays
- All Leisure Holiday Group
- Manchester International Airport
- London Heathrow Airport
- Center Parcs
- Flight Centre
- Jury's Inn
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Normally one from
• a HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules
• equivalent qualification in a relevant subject
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Research Project||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism||Credits: 20||
|Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning||Credits: 20||
|Module: Tourism Consultancy Experience||Credits: 40||
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: International Air Travel Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: Media Relations In Travel And Tourism||Credits: 20||
|Module: Tourism Destination Marketing||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/23 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Tourism and hospitality courses (PDF, 247KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.