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Course summary

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. The University of East London 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. The extended BA (Hons) Tourism with Foundation Year is perfect if you want a degree in tourism management but don't have the standard entry requirements.


Year 1: Personal Skills for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core), The Business Environment for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Introduction to People, Organisations and Management (Core), Understanding Hospitality, Event and Tourism Experiences (Core), Service and Experience Marketing (Core), Tourism and Hospitality: Concepts and Approaches (Core) Year 2: Tourism, Globalisation and Business Strategy (Core), Finance for Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Leadership in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Core), Professional Practice in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core), Destination Marketing (Core), Professional Development in Practice - Internship (Optional), Food and Beverage Management (Optional), Celebration, Ritual and Culture in the Events Industry (Optional), Hospitality Management and Service Delivery (Optional), Optional placement (Optional) Year 3: Sustainable Tourism Planning and Destination Management (Core), Sport and Event Tourism (Core), Culture, Heritage and the Tourist Landscape (Core), Research Project (Core), Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Experience Economy (Tourism, Hospitality & Events Industries) (Core), Exploring Professional Practice in Hospitality, Events and Tourism (Mental Wealth) (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Year 1 - 100% coursework; Year 2 - 95% coursework, 5% examination; Year 3 - 100% coursework.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14160 Year 1
International £14160 Year 1

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