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International: £13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
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- Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of international tourism management.
- Become proficient in the French language.
- Gain an excellent understanding of French culture, society and economic context.
- Spend a semester at a French university and an eleven month work placement in a French-speaking country. Erasmus funding may be available to support costs for overseas study.
Develop critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of international tourism management. Expand your French language skills to become a bilingual professional. Through 18 months of work and study placements, you gain transferable intercultural competencies and the global skillset employers are looking for.
Watch student Helen Stringer talk about what it’s like to study this course.
How you learn
This course employs a variety of innovative learning and teaching methods within the vibrant, dynamic setting of Sheffield Business School, an internationally-recognised centre of teaching excellence which attracts students and academics from all over the world.
You learn through
- a semester of overseas study in one of our French partner universities
- an eleven month placement year abroad
- lectures and seminars, with guest speakers
- courses taught in the target language
- independent study
- presentations and group work
- a variety of innovative teaching methods
- state-of-the-art facilities at Sheffield Business School
Course leaders and tutors
As part of your course you will spend eleven months on a work placement in a relevant organisation based in France. Your placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international tourism experience. It helps you develop your skills and French language ability and significantly enhances your employability. You will have the opportunity to apply for placements with international companies such as Location Vacances Express (Champigny sur Marne), Animal Box (Paris) and Toluna SAS Levallois-Perret.
Some modules will enable you to participate in stimulating projects in collaboration with companies or experienced professionals from a variety of sectors. This is another exciting way to gain professional skills and enhance your employability prospects.
We are proud of our links with our alumni and you will have numerous opportunities to network with
This course prepares you for a career in a great variety of fields, such as
- tourism management and other tourism-related employment tourism-related employment multinational corporations
- international institutions
- translation and interpreting
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
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This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For post A level language study, you must have an A level in French or AS level at grade C in French. For beginner level you need GCSE grade B or 5 in any foreign language, or equivalent. For example:
- BBC at A Level including A level French
- A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies, and must include an acceptable foreign language qualification.
- English Language at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade C or 4
• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate plus, for post-A level study, an A or AS level at grade C in French. For beginner level you need GCSE grade B or above in any foreign language or equivalent. Normally an interview will be required.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 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'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
You can take an optional placement in year three.
|Module: Business Analysis For The Service Sector||Credits: 20||
|Module: Consumer Behaviour In Tourism||Credits: 20||
|Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (French) Part 1||Credits: 10||
|Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (French) Part 2||Credits: 10||
|Module: International Tourism Business||Credits: 20||
|Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 1||Credits: 10||
|Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 2||Credits: 10||
|Module: Marketing Communications||Credits: 20||
|Module: Academic Research Skills (Overseas)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (French)||Credits: 10||
|Module: French (Abroad)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Intercultural And Professional Development||Credits: 10||
|Module: People And Organisations In Context||Credits: 20||
|Module: Tourism, Development And Society (Overseas)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Enterprise And Small Business In Tourism, Hospitality And Events||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Adventure Tourism||Credits: 20||
|Module: Placement Year||Credits: -|
|Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 1||Credits: 10|
|Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 2||Credits: 10|
|Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1||Credits: 10|
|Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 2||Credits: 10|
|Module: Research Project||Credits: 20|
|Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism||Credits: 20|
|Module: Tourism Consultancy Experience||Credits: 40|
|Module: Uls French Stage 6B||Credits: 20|
|Module: Uls Stage 6B French - Part 1||Credits: 10|
|Module: Uls Stage 6B French - Part 2||Credits: 10|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† 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 students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
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)
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