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Course summary

Study the forces that affect the tourism industry, from sustainable travel to destination management. You’ll build up a wealth of experience on this international tourism course. Tourism is constantly expanding to cater for the needs of the traveller and their desire to go further, more frequently and sustainably. This dynamic international tourism management course will keep you up to date with emerging trends and global issues, providing you with the experience and skills required to enter the industry at a professional level. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Gain an appreciation of other cultures and be aware and sensitive to the positive and negative impacts of tourism on communities and local economic development
  • Look at the modern challenges faced by tourism organisations, focusing on recent trends and developments so you’re equipped with the skills to solve complex problems and implement plans and solutions to resolve them
  • Acquire an understanding of sustainable tourism and development as well as the organisational structure and management of this ever-expanding service sector
  • Develop an entrepreneurial approach by working alongside key industry partners to build innovative solutions to real-life business challenges
  • Gain an insight into moral, ethical, environmental and legal issues allowing you to make a valuable contribution to the tourism and travel sector
  • Have the opportunity to specialise in key areas such as marketing and human resources and learn from world-leading experts in responsible tourism
ACCREDITATION This course is recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI). Leeds Beckett is also an Institute of Travel & Tourism recognised university and an ABTA Partner. ITT is the only professional membership body for the UK travel and tourism industry. Membership will enable you to raise your profile, take advantage of networking opportunities with key players in the sector and to enhance your CV and future career prospects. Find out more This course will enable you to take a strong international focus. You’ll understand the core areas of business and management of the tourism sector as you develop the ability to contribute at a regional, national and global level. You’ll have the opportunity to work as part of a team as a consultant for a range of our extensive industry contacts. As part of this task, you’ll be asked to find creative solutions to real-life challenges. From working with national organisations like The National Trust to international tour operators like Jet2Holidays, we have a wide range of projects to help you get experience. With our flexible study options, you’ll be able to specialise in a specific area that could lead to your career of choice such as: sustainable tourism for less developed countries or marketing and promotion. Your assessment Whichever modules you select, you'll never sit an exam. Our assessments are designed to test the skills that are in high demand by our industry. You'll receive expert support to ensure you can achieve your full potential. UK Centre of Excellence We were the first UK university to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Tourism. Awarded by the leading professional body, the ITT, this recognition puts us at the forefront of education and research in this dynamic sector. A year in industry You’ll be able to impress even the most demanding of future employers with your hands-on experience if you take the opportunity to work in industry. You’ll be able to travel the globe working in one or multiple places throughout the year. Why not combine a season in a resort with experience in operations or applying for a year working with Disney in Florida? Our dedicated placement team will support you every step of the way as you build an impressive CV. Field trips Our local and international field trips will take your learning outside the classroom so you can experience tourism first-hand.

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Complexities of Tourism
  • Cultures, Ethics & Tourism Encounters
  • Industry Insights
  • Management & the Tourism Workforce
  • Marketing the Tourism Experience
  • Understanding Tourism Experiences
- Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Destination Management
  • Tourism Entrepreneurship
  • Trends in Tourism
  • Applied Tourism Research
  • Critical Issues in Tourism
  • International Tour Operations
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Consultancy Project
  • Strategic Decision Making
In addition, choose from a list of year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N840
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
Headingley Campus
Campus code:
H

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
International Tourism Management at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS