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International Hospitality and Tourism Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary


Sharpen your business skills and prepare for a career in international hospitality and tourism with this intensive one-year course. Designed as a top-up for students who have a relevant foundation degree or higher national diploma (or equivalent), you will graduate with a BA (Hons) degree.

This course is ideal if you want to pursue a career in the hospitality and tourism sectors. You will develop essential business knowledge and the skills to succeed in these fast-moving industries. You will also learn how to analyse problems, make good business decisions and communicate with colleagues and customers.

Why should I choose this course?

  • You will learn about business administration in the context of the international hospitality and tourism industries.
  • You will be trained in specific areas such as international marketing, corporate strategy and destination management.
  • You will examine how businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors work together, taking a strategic look at the future of the industries and learn how to plan and develop a business that responds successfully to change.
  • There are a variety of optional modules that will encourage you to develop a specialism relevant to your future career.
  • You will be given the opportunity to examine contemporary industry trends in the form of your own international research project as well as going on an overseas residential trip. The cost of this residential visit is included in the course fees.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of areas within the international hospitality and tourism industry and will be able to access any career that requires a business and management qualification. Graduates have also gone on to start their own events, catering or hospitality business.

Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career in:

  • Hospitality and tourism planning
  • Marketing
  • Tourist attractions management
  • Conference and exhibition management
  • Events management
  • Travel services management

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Hospitality or Tourism, with 240 credits.


University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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