This highly respected tourism programme provides students with professional industry skills and academic knowledge to help them secure a successful career within the Tourism Industry. The programme has been developed through close consultation with tourism industry leaders, students and graduates in order to meet the needs of industry and the aspirations of students. A strong focus on management and marketing is introduced from the start of the programme. Industry issues are critically considered to enable students to develop their learning with regard to social media, international travel operations, ethics, culture & sustainable tourism. The cutting edge programme focuses on guest service excellence from the outset and students are encouraged to challenge industry conceptions and consider strategic management issues from both an academic and applied stance in preparation for a management career. Students and graduates have the opportunity to apply for an excellent range of inspirational and challenging global placement opportunities. Placements are integrated within level 4 and 5 in order to enable students to develop their professional and operational skills development as well as their management understanding and academic knowledge. Innovative and creative learning environments ensure that the programme brings the student’s learning alive. By making the World our Lecture Theatre students are able to experience behind the scenes at tourism facilities and destinations in the UK and internationally as well as engaging in networking events with industry leaders.
Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE & Dip HE) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Hospitality and Guest Service Management (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Managing Tourism, Leisure and Events Organisations (20 credits; compulsory) • Niche Marketing and Social Media (20 credits; compulsory) • UK Tourism and Leisure Industry (20 credits; compulsory). Please note that the Level 4 exit award is titled: Certificate of Higher Education Travel, Tourism and Leisure Management. Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • International Travel Operations (20 credits; compulsory) • Operations Management for Tourism, Leisure and Events (20 credits; compulsory) • Professional Placement and Enterprise Project for Tourism, Events and Leisure (20 credits; compulsory) • Sustainable Global Tourism (20 credits; compulsory).
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
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|