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Tourism Management/Spanish 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

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Tourism is reputed to be the world's biggest industry which is constantly evolving to reflect the needs of the world around us. The BSc Tourism / Spanish will enable you to explore the exciting and dynamic tourism industry while improving your fluency in the Spanish language. The combination of Tourism Management and Spanish will open many opportunities post-graduation. As one of the most spoken languages in the world, Spanish and Tourism complement each other. At Aberystwyth University, you will study in a place where tourism helps a vibrant community thrive. During the four year degree at Aberystwyth University, you will focus on your language development and have the opportunity to study or work in Spain or a Spanish speaking country.

Overview

Why study Tourism / Spanish at Aberystwyth University?

By choosing to study the BSc Tourism / Spanish with us you will explore the development, operation and impacts of both domestic and international tourism. Your studies will focus on contemporary issues facing the industry including changing market trends and the fast-growing adventure sector; challenges facing destinations, how to manage tourism in a more sustainable manner, and how to effectively market the sector using contemporary methods.

Our Tourism and Spanish degree scheme is accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI). This means that you can be confident the course will provide you with knowledge, understanding, skills and experience which will fully prepare them for a career in tourism destination management. A key feature of the degree scheme is that alongside classroom-based learning there are regular day and overnight field visits both in the UK and overseas which enable you to explore tourism in practice as part of the learning process.

Finally, a wide range of student assessments including the production of a business plan, web pages, field research, critical reviews, presentations and reflection develop your professional skills base and competence which are further complemented by the transferrable professional skills developed in other core modules.

Employability

A degree in Tourism / Spanish from Aberystwyth University opens up many exciting opportunities once you've completed your degree. Whether you want to be a manager of a luxury hotel, a destination marketer in one of the world's largest cities, manage a top travel agency. be in charge of a Michelin star restaurant in France, or start your own sightseeing tour business, these possibilities can become a reality.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 48

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    3rd

    10

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