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Business Management (Tourism) - Jan 2021 start only BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Bay Campus, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you see yourself playing a key role within a successful tourism brand? Are you seeking a degree to make you stand out from the crowd with the dynamic skills needed to manage a global, national or local tourism organisation?

As well as providing a grounding in business management, this degree gives a deep understanding of core tourism topics at local, national and global levels. This spans from destination management and tourism economics, to development and policy.

Blending theory and practical activity, you will develop the essential transferable skills necessary for tourism careers, locally and across the world.

The BSc Business Management (Tourism) degree at Swansea University is an established programme within the School of Management, known for producing highly skilled and commercial thinking business managers. Graduates have gone on to work for the world’s biggest brands.

As well as specialising in tourism, this Business Management course will equip you with essential modern expertise in marketing, entrepreneurship, operations management, finance, accountancy, strategy and human resources.

WHY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) AT SWANSEA?

  • Ranked in the UK Top 30 for Graduate Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • Ranked in the UK Top 20 for Student Experience (Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Ranked in the UK Top 15 for overall student satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • Business is a UK Top 30 subject (Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • 83% of our Business Management graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
  • Degree accreditation by nationally recognised bodies
  • A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
  • Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus.

YOUR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) EXPERIENCE

Business Management (Tourism) at Swansea is a flexible degree giving you the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.

The course blends theory with practical activity, helping prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in the private, public and voluntary sectors of tourism and related industries. Our broad selection of optional modules from the second and third years allows you to shape the degree towards your specific career goals.

Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research and our staff have hands-on experience of theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (TOURISM) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

As a Business Management graduate from Swansea specialised in tourism, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any business.

Whether your target is British Airways, Airbnb, TripAdvisor or Virgin Holidays this degree makes you a strong candidate for any potential employer. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Tourism Management
  • Travel Coordinator
  • Market Analyst or Researcher
  • HR Business Partner
  • Business Development Manager.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    127 58%

    51st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    6

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