The International Tourism Management degree at Cardiff Met offers two pathways, both professionally accredited: BA (Hons) International Tourism Management – accredited by Tourism Management Institute BA (Hons) International Tourism & Events Management – accredited by the Institute of Hospitality The tourism industry is one of the world’s largest industries and is both dynamic and multi-disciplinary. It incorporates both multinational corporations and small scale locally owned companies as well as many aspects of the smaller events and hospitality industries. In order to help you explore and prepare for a career in this diverse industry, the Tourism Management courses provide a blend of core knowledge that reflects the economic, environmental and social context and practice of tourism with rigorous management underpinning throughout the course. It is mandatory to undertake a work-based learning module to strengthen your employability at the end of the course. To date students have undertaken placements both overseas and within the UK. Overseas placements have included Universal Studios, Disney and a range of resort hotels and country clubs within the USA, Camp America as well as European placements with tour operators including Thomas Cook. Within the UK, students have worked for a range of organisations such as the National Trust, the Youth Hostel Association, Cardiff Airport, National Museum of Wales, airlines and tourist information centres. To enhance the module content further, the course draws on the expertise of a number of industry experts including Visit Wales, Cardiff Airport and the Principality Stadium, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, CADW, Cardiff Castle. The course team also frequently arrange visits to many local tourist attractions and destinations. If you choose one of the field study modules there is also the opportunity to travel to places like Alicante and Gambia.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Travel and Tourism, Institute of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
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