OVERVIEW By embarking upon a career in tourism, you can be part of an industry that has become a global phenomenon over the last 70 years. Many economies and businesses now rely on their ability to attract visitors, and international providers need to keep reinventing themselves in order to stay ahead of the curve in this evolving, uncertain and competitive environment. Whether you want to work in areas ranging from tour operations and destination management organisations to attractions and events organisations, or even set up your own business, our International Tourism Management foundation degree course at University College Birmingham will equip you with the vital industry skills and attributes to realise your career aspirations. Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will learn how to analyse tourism trends and undertake industry projects in order to devise innovative, creative strategies to compete in the marketplace. You will also go on a variety of residential visits both in the UK and abroad, while our range of optional modules will enable you to specialise your studies to match your interests and career aims. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Residential visits – Take on tourism projects in the UK and overseas, with essential trip costs covered by the University – past destinations have ranged from Amsterdam, Barcelona and Prague to New York, Toronto, Cyprus and The Gambia
- Specialise your studies – Gain expertise in a field related to your career aims through optional modules such as Attraction Management or Aviation Management
- Industry approved – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence and work on live and simulated industry projects in association with our professional networks
- Tour manager
- Tourism officer
- Project manager
- Product manager
- Marketing executive
- Digital marketer
- Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course
- Digital Tourism
- Successful Tourism Destinations
- Dynamic Tourism Environment
- Employability and Professional Development
- Tourism Operations and Innovation
- Sustainable Tourism Practices
- Industry Live Project
- Revenue and Performance Management
- Attraction Management
Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk ASSESSMENT Estimated breakdown of assessment for this degree course:
- Coursework – 48%
- Practical assessment – 52%
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Non-tariff: Non-UCAS Tariff based Level 3 qualifications are also considered for entry please contact [email protected] to check your eligibility. Work-based: We also give equal consideration to applicants who are currently in work and wish to apply to UCB. To apply, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, demonstrating management or supervisory duties. Your application must also include a reference from your line manager supporting your entry to higher education. For further details please contact Admissions. Students who are studying a mixture of qualifications will receive an offer that will be inclusive of all Level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||BA/BSc - Minimum 170 with no less than 160 in any skill FdA/FdSc - Minimum 160 with no less than 150 in any skill|
|IELTS (Academic)||BA/BSc - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each component|
|Institution's Own Test||BA/BSc - Overall score of B2 with no less than B2- in in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of B2- with no less than B1+ in in each component|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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