Tourism is a fast-growing industry, contributing over £2.7 billion to the UK economy in 2017. This course is designed to give you the best possible start to a career in the sector, taking full advantage of our prime location in one of the world’s greatest tourist destinations. The course is designed with your career in mind; it is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and you’ll benefit from placements and guest lectures held with industry leaders across London. You’ll have a choice to study the core BA, or one of two targeted pathways – International Tourism and Tourism Entrepreneur – that allow you to focus on tourism on a global scale or entrepreneurship in the tourism industry. UEL is conveniently located a short walk away from London City Airport and some of the capital’s most famous venues – including the Excel Centre and O2 Arena – and learning in London gives you access to some of the best hotels, restaurants and attractions in the world.
Year 1: Tourism and Hospitality: Concepts and Approaches (Keystone) People, Organisations and Management Service Sector Marketing: Principles and Practices The Business Environment for Hospitality, Tourism and Events Year 2: Strategic Tourism Management Finance for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Destination Marketing Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Service Sector Research Methods Understanding Tourism, Hospitality and Event Experiences E-Business and Web Design (option) Managing the Impacts and Implications of Events (option) Social Media Communications in the Service Sector (option) Celebration, Ritual and Culture in the Events Industry (option) Work based project via student internship (option) Hospitality Management and Service Delivery (option) Year 3: Research Project OR Consultancy Project OR Enterprise Project (Capstone) Innovation and Enterprise in the Service Sector Sustainable Tourism Development and Planning Sport and Event Tourism Anthropology and Tourism Visual Merchandising and Psychology (option) Niche Tourism (option) Food, Society and Culture (option) Financial and Revenue Management (option)
Assessment will be based on practical and vocational skills as well theoretical knowledge. As a result you will be assessed through a variety of methods, ensuring different aspects of your skill set are acknowledged and rewarded – these methods include; coursework, essays, examinations, industry-related practice, presentations, project work, practical reports, portfolio development and group work. The variety of assessment techniques also ensures you are exposed to different ways of working that will be useful in your future career; keeping a portfolio and working on projects are natural ways of working in industry that will be encouraged during your studies.
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
For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|