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Year of Entry 2018/19
BA (Honours)

International Tourism Management with Spanish

Course in clearing
Full-time Tourism and Hospitality

Get a head start in the international tourism industry and spend 18 months studying and working in Spain.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2018. Call us now on 0330 024 6390.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year) †
International: £12,750 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 80 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? N8R4
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

Course summary

  • Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of international tourism management.
  • Become proficient in the Spanish language.
  • Gain an excellent understanding of Spanish culture, society and economic context.
  • Spend a semester at a Spanish university and an eleven month work placement in a Spanish-speaking country.

Develop critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of international tourism management. Expand your Spanish 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.

Student view

Watch student Helen Stringer talk about what it’s like to study this course.

How you learn

Watch course leader Cristina Lopez-Moreno talk about this course.

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 Spanish 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

Cristina Lopez-Moreno
Cristina Lopez-Moreno
Senior Lecturer In Spanish Language And Spanish Studies

Senior Lecturer

Applied learning

Work placements

As part of your course you will spend 11 months on a work placement in a relevant organisation based in Spain. Your placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international tourism experience. It helps you develop your skills and Spanish language ability and significantly enhances your employability.

You will the opportunity to apply for placements with international companies such as the main Spanish hotel chains Meli� Hotels International, Hotelbeds and Hoteles NH (HQ Madrid). We also have contacts with boutique hotel chains, tour operators and other relevant firms from the tourism sector.

Live projects

Some modules will enable you to participate in stimulating projects in collaboration with companies or experienced professionals from a variety of sectors. This will be another exciting way to gain professional skills and enhance your employability prospects.

Networking opportunities

We are proud of our links with our alumni and you will have numerous opportunities to network with them.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in a great variety of fields, such as

  • tourism management and other tourism-related employment multinational corporations
  • international institutions
  • education
  • translation and interpreting

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

GCSE Maths and GCSE English Language at grade C or 4.

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include a qualification in Spanish.

If you don't meet these criteria you may be qualified for our Extended degree in Business.

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'.


Modules

The elective modules shown below are examples of modules you may be able to choose from.

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business Analysis For The Service Sector Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Consumer Behaviour In Tourism Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Spanish) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Spanish) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: International Tourism Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Marketing Communications Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Academic Research Skills (Overseas) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Spanish) Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Intercultural And Professional Development Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: People And Organisations In Context Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Spanish (Abroad) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Tourism, Development And Society (Overseas) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Ecotourism Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Enterprise And Small Business In Tourism And Hospitality Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Adventure Tourism Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing Visitor Attractions Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Placement Year Credits: - Assessment: &:nbsp;

Year 4

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Spanish) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Spanish) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Three (Spanish) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Research Project Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 80%
20%
Module: Tourism Consultancy Experience Credits: 40.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Spanish Stage 6B Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Stage 6B Spanish - Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Stage 6B Spanish - Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2018/19 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 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £12,750 per year.

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

We offer a range of scholarships and awards for international students. Find out more.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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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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Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

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