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Course summary

You’re looking for a course that excites and interests you. But it needs to enhance your employment prospects too. Our full-time Business with Tourism Management degree will do just that. You’ll study in Cambridge, one of the UK's top tourist destinations, before graduating with a sound knowledge of the tourism industry, the ability to adapt to trends, and contacts that will benefit you throughout your career. Whether you want to manage a remote hotel in the Maldives, take charge of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris, or start a sightseeing business in Chicago, studying Business with Tourism Management can turn your dreams into reality. Tourism is changing. It’s evolving to reflect consumer demand and the needs of the world around us. You need up-to-the-minute knowledge to launch a career in this dynamic industry. That’s where we can help. Our course content and teaching are forward-thinking, and will help you acquire real-world business skills. Together, we’ll explore how the tourism industry is affected by disciplines such as sustainability and economics. Our modules cover project management, financial analysis, marketing, and much more. Tourism is a global industry and we understand the importance of languages in the sector. As a Business with Tourism student at ARU, you can choose to study French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese or Japanese as part of your course. As a student at ARU, you’ll get hands-on experience working with local organisations to run events. And you’ll get to travel too, with a range of European field trips and the opportunity to study abroad for a semester. Don’t count on passive learning. You’ll be involved in practical activities such as calculating your own impact on the environment. And we have Cambridge as our classroom – a place where history and culture meet 21st-century innovation. Perfect preparation for your career in tourism.

Modules

Level 3 (foundation year): Foundation in Business. Level 4 modules: Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management, Global Business Environment and International Strategy, Introduction to Business Contracts and the Law, Digital Business and Principles of Marketing, Organisational Behaviour. Level 5 modules: The Entrepreneurial Journey, Project Management and Implementation, Tourism Management and Innovation, Heritage Cultural and Gastronomy Tourism. Level 5 optional modules: Ruskin module. Level 6 modules: Strategic Management, Sustainability and Responsible Business, Sustainable Tourism Management, Undergraduate Major Project

Assessment method

You can expect an interesting mix of coursework, essays, exams and activity-based assignments. Your coursework could include problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and group or individual reports. You'll also be able to access support materials through our learning management system (Canvas). All assessment is designed to allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from modules, and to make sure you’re developing the knowledge and skills you need to successfully complete the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N804
Institution code:
A60
Campus name:
Cambridge Campus
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 3, or grade D, or above, (or equivalent) plus evidence of having attempted two years of post GCSE study at level 3. Students who have achieved a minimum of 1 A level (or equivalent), will be exempt from the two year post GCSE requirement (as stated above) but must still hold 5 GCSEs (as stated above). Applicants who do not meet the two years post GCSE study at level 3 may be considered based on their satisfactory employment history, which must be a minimum of two years full time employment supported by employer evidence and deemed appropriate by the University for meeting the course of study applied for. Students without English as their first language will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level with at least 5.5 in each of the four components) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University.


English language requirements

Students without English as their first language will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 5.5 (Academic level with at least 5.5 in each of the four components) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognized by Anglia Ruskin University.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
79%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

https://aru.ac.uk/student-life/preparing-for-university/help-with-finances/undergraduate 2022 International fees are to be confirmed
Business with Tourism Management [with Foundation Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS