Business and Management (Tourism Management)

Bath Spa University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

TEF Silver

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Want to specialise in tourism? Become a budding business owner? BA (Hons) Business and Management (Tourism Management) at Bath Spa University is an innovative course offering specialism in Tourism Management. You’ll develop core skills needed to excel in all kinds of businesses and experience exceptional learning environments. You’ll be supported by academic staff with business experience who will assist you along the way.

  • Choice of work placement length – 10 months or 10 weeks.
  • Develop as a person to achieve your potential through learning about Tourism Management.
  • Have the choice to specialise and choose modules that you’re interested in.
  • Learn to evaluate different approaches to destination management, understand contemporary concepts and demonstrate your knowledge of a range of emerging tourism forms.
  • Bring in modules from areas outside of your course, such as Global Affairs.

Course details


Year One will give you a broad understanding of today’s business environment, from organisational operation, trends in economic thinking, to the importance of data in business. You’ll cover topics such as Organisations and the Business Environment; Economics and Globalisation; and Managing Data. In Year Two you’ll take your knowledge and skills forward to focus on the inner workings of businesses, developing the skills that employers look for. You will learn to form opinions on how businesses manage challenges, you’ll work on projects and use business techniques to solve problems. Year Three will see you undertake an in-depth business research project in Tourism Management, and give you the chance to plan a business by yourself or with fellow students. Again, you’ll choose other topics that excite you, such as Managing Sustainability; Organisational Strategy; New Trends in Management; and many more. Please refer to our website for further information.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN832
Institution code B20
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level CCC A level Grades CCC preferred.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Extended Diploma Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) preferred.
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points A minimum score of 26 points with evidence of interest in business accepted.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management (Tourism Management) at Bath Spa University - UCAS