Why study this course? Our Tourism and Travel Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0). It provides a gateway to a career in one of the world’s biggest service sectors and is the perfect start to your university education if you don’t meet the entry requirements to start our standard three-year degree programme. The degree will offer you close links with tourism businesses and public organisations through membership of the Tourism Management Institute. In the 2020 National Student Survey, 97% of our Tourism and Travel Management students said the resources at London Met supported their learning positively. More about the course Our Tourism and Travel Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is ideal if you’re looking to enter a managerial career in the tourism and travel industry. During your foundation degree you will learn key business skills and increase your academic confidence. You’ll share this introductory year with students studying some of our other business-related degrees, allowing you to share perspectives and gain a broad knowledge of business and management. As you progress into the second year of the course, you will study the same course content and get the same choice of modules as those who study our three-year Tourism and Travel Management BA course. Our course is continually evolving and improving to take into account the latest challenges in the industry. You'll learn about cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and tourism-led regeneration as well as having the opportunity to examine niche tourism products. Outside of the classroom, our students have access to Accelerator, which provides advice, support, networks, knowledge and resources to help you start your own business. Together with our lecturers’ wealth of experience you’ll be well-equipped for a career in tourism or travel. The graduate job market is competitive and graduates with work experience are more likely to enter the desired career. In Year 2 or 3, you’ll be required to select a work-related learning module. Although we can’t guarantee you a work experience placement, we will advertise suitable positions and support you through the application process. You'll graduate from our Tourism and Travel Management (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree with a full undergraduate qualification with the same title and award as students who studied the traditional three-year course.
Example Year 0 modules: Development for Success in Business Orientation for Success in Higher Education The Context of Business Using and Managing Data and Information Example Year 1 modules: Exploring Tourism: Narratives of Travel London's Visitor Economy Marketing for Aviation and Creative Industries Statistics for Travel and Tourism Tourism Industries: People, Processes and Change Example Year 2 modules: Culture, Tourism and Regeneration Service Excellence for Tourism Skills, Methods and Analysis Sustainability, Business and Responsibility Applied Research with Field Course Aviation and The Environment Brand Management Niche Tourism Example Year 3 modules: Destination Management and Marketing Research Methods for Dissertations and Consultancy Projects Strategy in Tourism and Travel Creating a Winning Business 2 Learning through Work 2 Achieve Your Potential Creative Industries and Events Policy Managing the Creative Environment Project Management Risk Management and Business Continuity Visitor Attraction Management
You’ll be assessed through independent and group research, survey-based projects, portfolios, posters and videos, as well as traditional essays, reports, case studies, presentations, tests and a final dissertation.
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English language requirements
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