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International Tourism Management with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This degree offers you the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence before you advance to stage one of your honours degree.**Why choose this course?**International Tourism Management combines high level management skills with a strong understanding of global tourism in the 21st century. You will learn from experts with wide-ranging experience in the industry and an international profile for research. We are one of the top UK universities for Tourism Management.**Is this course for you?**Including a foundation year as part of your four-year study programme will give you a head start in your academic and professional life. The foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you. Our degrees with a foundation year are continuous, meaning that you won’t need to apply again once you have successfully completed the first year.**How you will learn**We specialise in ‘learning by doing’ so you will work on live projects briefed by a range of tourism stakeholders. These build your research skills so you can investigate challenges within the industry and devise effective solutions. You will also see tourism management in action through exciting field trips in the UK and abroad.**Opportunities and experiences**An optional placement or internship – in the UK or overseas – helps you develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to prepare you for a career in the tourism industry. There is also the chance to join our short study visits abroad or to spend time studying with one of our international partners.**Professionally accredited**International Tourism Management is part of the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism which is an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). We are the only UK institution to hold this accreditation, which recognises us above our peers for excellence in education.This course is also recognised by the Tourism Management Institute, boosting our professional credibility.**Careers and employability**As a BA (Hons) International Tourism Management graduate, you will set yourself apart as a highly employable, dynamic and confident professional. You can demonstrate to employers that you have high-level management skills and valuable hands-on experience within the industry. Your analytical and research capabilities will also stand you in good stead wherever your career takes you.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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