Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

International Tourism Management (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation)

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Travel and Tourism, Institute of

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £330 Credit
Northern Ireland £330 Credit
Scotland £330 Credit
Wales £330 Credit
Channel Islands £330 Credit

Additional fee information

For further information on fees, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
International Tourism Management (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS