This course is accredited by the University of Warwick OVERVIEW Many economies and businesses throughout the world now rely on their ability to attract visitors, challenging international tourism providers to keep reinventing themselves in a constantly changing environment. Preparing you to work in this dynamic field, our International Tourism Management degree top-up course will expand upon your existing skills and knowledge to help mould you into a skilled professional ready to enter a range of careers. This tourism top-up degree is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to level 5). By taking this course, you will learn higher management concepts and techniques and apply them to destinations and tourism organisations within the context of the international environment, as well as examining the intercultural and social dimensions of international tourism. Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will have access to travel and tourism events hosted on campus. You will have the chance to network with industry experts, alumni and recruiting organisations, providing you with the ideal opportunity to kick start your career in the tourism sector. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Specialise your studies – Select from a range of optional modules in order to tailor your studies to match your career aims
- In-depth research – Choose an area of the international tourism industry that interests you to analyse in detail for your final independent research project
- Industry approved – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence, with enrichment opportunities available including tourism and travel industry events on campus
- 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
- Independent Research Project
- Strategic Change Management
- Tourism Trends and Futures
- Crisis Communications Management
- Smart Tourism and Aviation
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 course:
- Coursework – 50%
- Practical assessment – 25%
- Independent research project – 25%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Travel and Tourism, Institute of
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All non-EU international students can apply directly via our online application forms: https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/direct-application/intro Undergraduate applicants can also apply via UCAS, if they wish to apply to more than one university. The International Admissions team aim to respond to any new application made directly via the online application form within 5 working days of receipt. However, this can vary during peak application periods (particularly January-March) or if the team require additional information to process your application. Applicants who apply to transfer to University College Birmingham on to a second year or final year of a course will have their previous course matched for entry. Each application is considered individually and careful consideration is given to all information on your application form. We may also need to contact you regarding your immigration status or previous studies in the UK.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||MA/MSc/PGDip - Minimum 170 with no less than 160 in any skill|
|IELTS (Academic)||6||MA/MSc/PGDip - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component|
|Institution's Own Test||MA/MSc/PGDip - Overall score of B2 with no less than B2- in in each component|
To apply for all undergraduate degrees, if your first language is not English, you will need to sit an approved test in English.
UCB English Language Requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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