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International Travel and Tourism Management with Placement BSc (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Get ready to leap right into the exciting international travel and tourism industry on this highly focused management degree.Along with essential management skills that will last through your whole career, from teamwork to communication and presentation, you will explore the unique challenges and opportunities within the dynamic travel and tourism industry. And a range of trips (at no extra cost) to international and local destinations – past years have visited Athens and Belfast – will help ground your learning in the global reality of the industry. You will look at trends within travel and tourism, from sustainability and ecotourism to the development of new destinations and forms of leisure. You’ll explore the impact of global challenges on the industry, and learn to make informed management decisions with confidence thanks to the practical and theoretical skills you will build up on the course.Solent tourism graduates have gone into management jobs with leading cruise specialists such as Carnival and Royal Caribbean, as well as heritage and cultural venues such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard; others have set up their own businesses to freelance around the world.If you’re looking for a highly practical and applied degree to hone vital industry sought after skills whilst becoming a travel specialist in cruise, tourism and travel then this course is for you. Embedded study trips abroad and locally at no extra cost; past trips have included Lost and Found Festival, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Athens, and a cruise to Belfast.**What does this course lead to?**This course is industry-focused, leading to careers in the growing UK and international overseas tourism industry. Working in tourism is an exciting option if you have a passion for travel and creating a memorable and inspiring experience for tourists. You may prepare travel itineraries, lead tour parties or even work with local attractions and hotels. Jobs include tour operators, reservation consultants, local authority tourism officers and a variety of management positions.**Who is this course for?**The degree is ideally suited for those seeking to develop their all-round management and interpersonal skills, with a particular focus on the leisure, travel and tourism industries. If you are looking to become a travel specialist in cruise, tourism and travel then this course is for you.There is no requirement to have previously studied travel or tourism management, but a desire to learn more and an interest in local, national and international travel and the wider leisure industry is essential.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96 - 112

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

The university is home to students from over 100 different countries who have all chosen to study in the UK at Solent University.
With strengths in maritime, creative industries and sports, Solent's ambition is to be renowned for excellence in everything it does.
Solent's dedicated international team can provide information, advice and guidance on issues including visas and immigration, life in the UK and employment.

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