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Year of Entry 2019/20
BSc (Honours)

International Tourism Management (1 year top-up)

Course in clearing
Full-time Tourism and Hospitality

Become a tourism manager who is globally, socially and ethically aware of the contemporary business environment.


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Apply for a place on this course starting in 2019. Call us on now 0330 024 6390.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £13,250 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? N832
When do I start? September 2019

Course summary

  • 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.

Student View

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

How you learn

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

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops
  • research projects
  • consultancy projects
  • directed learning activities
  • work-related learning module
  • visiting guest lectures
  • mentor scheme

Course leaders and tutors

Victoria Mellon
Victoria Mellon

Working in the tourism industry for large tour operators and hotels in the UK and USA has fuelled my enthusiasm for researching and teaching tourism, and I enjoy wor … Read more

Applied learning

Live projects

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.

Network opportunities

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.


Future careers

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
  • Jet2.com
  • Center Parcs
  • Flight Centre
  • Jury's Inn

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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Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Entry requirements

All students

HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules.

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

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
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: 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 2019/20 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 2019/20 is £13,250 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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