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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management (1 year top-up)

Top up your academic credits and gain valuable tourism and hospitality expertise.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year ††
International: £13,650 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? NN8G
When do I start? September 2020

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Course summary

  • 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.


Student View

Watch student Rhianna Coote talk about what it’s like to study this course.

How you learn

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

Applied learning

Live projects

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.

Networking opportunities

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.


Future careers

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
  • TUI
  • All Leisure Holiday Group
  • Manchester International Airport
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Jet2.com
  • Jury's Inn
  • Fairmont Hotels
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Marriot Hotels

Accreditation

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.

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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Howard Street
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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • fully-equipped professional kitchens

Entry requirements

All students

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

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

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 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'.


Modules

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.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Critical Approaches In Hospitality Marketing, Experiences And Analytics Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Hospitality Management Consultancy Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Management In International Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism Consultancy Experience Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Air Travel Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Conference And Meetings Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership And Organisational Behaviour Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Media Relations In Travel And Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism Destination Marketing Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 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.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year.

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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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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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