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International/EU: £16,655 per year
- Convert your Foundation, HND or academic credits into a full honours degree.
- Attain a deep understanding of the tourism and hospitality industries.
- Become a manger who is globally, socially and ethically aware of the contemporary business environment.
- Apply your theory in practical projects, and learn from real-world experience.
- Gain the skills and qualifications you need to become an employable industry specialist.
On this top-up course you can convert your foundation, HND or academic credits into a full honours degree. You'll learn about the domestic and international tourism and hospitality industries, and how they intersect. Upon graduating, you'll have gained sought-after expertise and skills.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality 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.
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.
This course seeks to equip students with the means to gain worthwhile employment within the tourism and hospitality sectors. You'll learn important management principles and apply them in practical and consultancy projects and case studies. While doing so, you'll also study the tourism and hospitality industries in depth, with an emphasis on contemporary issues.
Employability is a key emphasis: our curriculum reflects the key employability capabilities recommended by the Confederation of British Industry/UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
You learn through
- lectures, seminars and workshops
- practical projects in world-class facilities
- visiting speakers
- research projects
- consultancy projects
- academic reading
Course leaders and tutors
Learning activities are often based on case studies and problem solving exercises, which encourage students to take an enquiry-based approach and to apply their knowledge to real world problems and issues of international tourism and hospitality business management.
As part of the course you get the opportunity to work on real business and consultancy projects to build your skills and professional experience.
You will frequently engage with tourism and hospitality industry stakeholders during your study. Many modules include industry guest speakers and field trips. Our students also have close relationship with the industries 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
- customer service management
- food and beverage management
- front of house
- product development and management
- operations management
- marketing and promotion
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Cosmos Holidays
- Monarch Holidays
- All Leisure Holiday Group
- Manchester International Airport
- Heathrow Airport
- Jury's Inn
- Fairmont Hotels
- Virgin Atlantic
- Marriot Hotels
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
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- fully-equipped professional kitchens
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.
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.
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: Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge
|Module: Research Project
|Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism
|Module: Critical Approaches In Hospitality Marketing, Experiences And Analytics
|Module: Foreign Language (French,Spanish,Italian,Chinese)
|Module: Hotel Operational Analysis
|Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning
|Module: Tourism Destination Marketing
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy.
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 2024/25 is £16,655 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, 262.7KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.