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Travel and Tourism Management FdA

University of West London

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This 2 year course is specifically designed for people wishing to work at an operational or strategic level in the travel and tourism sector, or for people already in work who wish to enhance their operational experience with the theory underpinning strategic decision making.This course gives you a thorough understanding of the structure, nature and operating characteristics of the international tourism industry, using a combination of academic learning and practical, industry-focused study. Taught by academics with industry backgrounds and engaged in research within the sector, students study a course with an international focus. Our strong links with major tourism employers enable us to offer you unique opportunities. These include guest lectures from leading industry practitioners to help you get a foot in the door of this highly competitive industry. You will learn about operational management associated with the different sectors of the travel and tourism industry, such as visitor attractions, tour operators, travel agencies, transportation for tourism, and governments and tourism.The course will give you the opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge of the sector, and to put theory into practice within a real business environment.Studying as part of an international cohort of students you will be able to choose a range of optional modules to allow you to tailor the course to suit your specialist interests or enhance your knowledge of sectors you are familiar with.The emphasis of the course is on the development of a range of operational and management skills including those linked to sales and marketing, the law, finance and managing people. These will be applied to industrial practice in the international travel and tourism environment.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per 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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A level : C

We accept applications with country-specific qualifications which correspond to the UK's qualifications for undergraduate study (e.g., A levels). For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g., undergraduate IELTS overall score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each element for all courses (Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.


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University of West London

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    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

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