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Tourism Management BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Tourism Management degree combines the in-depth study of domestic and international tourism sector with the development of core business skills to equip you for the dynamic and exciting industry. As a popular tourist destination itself, Aberystwyth offers an invaluable opportunity to study seaside and rural tourism, first-hand, and within the wider national and international context.

Overview

Why study Tourism Management at Aberystwyth?

  • This degree is engineered for those wanting a career in tourism - the world’s biggest industry.
  • See your skills which include communication, time management, objective management improve with us.
  • Take part in three day tours of a UK destination and a week-long tour to an overseas tourism destination when you study with us.
  • Taught by enthusiastic staff who are experts in the tourism sector.
  • Receive expert advice by visiting speakers who are prominent in the industry who bring their professional experience to the classroom.

Employability

What career prospects are there for you when you graduate?

Employability is embedded across our teaching. Our graduates have been successful in seeking employment in the following:

  • Marketing Executive;
  • Travel Agency Manager;
  • Tourist Information Centre Manager;
  • Tour Manager;
  • Tourism officer;
  • Event Organisation;
  • Hotel Manager;
  • Customer Service Sector;
  • Outdoor Pursuits Manager.

What skills will I acquire from this degree?

Studying for a degree in Tourism Management will equip you with a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. These include:

  • Ability to research, interpret and analyse business and financial data;
  • Ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form;
  • Effective problem-solving;
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills;
  • Decision-making;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Self-motivation and self-reliance;
  • Team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

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