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International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Explore the exciting and ever-growing industries of tourism and hospitality.- Develop your managerial skills through a live client experience with a real-life tourism or hospitality business.- Tailor your studies through a range of elective modules to suit your own personal career aspirations.- Put theory into practice during an optional placement year.Develop a wide range of transferable skills on a course that has a track record for preparing graduates for careers in the dynamic and globally integrated tourism and hospitality industries. Guest lectures, placement opportunities, the Learning in the Workplace semester and consultancy projects all enhance your future employability.**How you learn**Studying at Sheffield Hallam enables your academic, personal and professional development. You develop the knowledge, attributes and skills desired by employers for highly skilled employment. You learn from current developments in the international tourism and hospitality industries, often including your lecturers' research. You also develop research skills and digital skills, which will help you to work and study more effectively. You enhance your professional skills by working with employers through consultancy projects and reflecting on your performance.Your learning will take place through a variety of methods such as- lectures- seminars- practical projects in world-class facilities- research projects- real-life consultancy experience- directed learning activities outside classes- diverse assessment tools (e.g. essays, presentation, report, e-portfolio, exam)- guest speakers- field trips- Learning in the workplaceBroaden your experience in the work place while developing your CV and gaining credits towards your degree. You can spend a semester in industry and complete your studies in three years, rather than four by continuing to study alongside your work placement.**Applied learningWork placements**This course offers a variety of opportunities to develop your employability skills for highly skilled employment in the international tourism and hospitality industries.You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in your third year of study. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Recent placements have included Disneyland in Florida, hotels and resorts across America, Canada, Spain, France, Dubai and the Maldives, and with national and regional destination management organisations such as the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism, and Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, as well as for major tour operators such as TUI and Sunvil.You can also complete a 'Learning in the Workplace' semester where you work and study at the same time, with academic lessons carried out remotely during allocated study periods while on placement. This is recognised by the University as a placement and offers you a quicker way to complete your studies and gain work experience in 3 rather than 4 years, while graduating with 'placement' in your degree title to boost your employment prospects.**Networking opportunities**You will frequently engage with tourism and hospitality industry stakeholders throughout the course. Many modules include industry guest speakers and you will benefit from a close relationship with the industry through our staff members' industry network, association with the Tourism Management Institute, and alumni network.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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UCAS Points : 96

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CCC at A LevelMMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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