University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Institute of Hospitality

International Tourism Management

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Course summary

Course overview

  • Are you looking for a high-flying career which could take you all over the world? Our International Tourism Management degree is ideal if you want to become a professional travel and tourism manager.
  • Tourism is currently one of the world’s fastest growing industries. This course will equip you with the skills you need to meet the ever-changing demands of this dynamic sector.
  • You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the global tourism industry and the wider socio-cultural, political, economic and environmental contexts in which it operates.
  • As the course progresses you’ll develop your supervisory and managerial skills so that you’re ready to succeed in senior roles based within tourist attractions, cruise operations, tour operators, market research, management and consultancy, and tourism development in the UK or anywhere in the world.
Why study with us
  • International Tourism Management at the University is rated 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2021).
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Tourism Management is ranked 3rd in the UK with 94% of students satisfied with the quality of teaching (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • Our course has a global span with opportunities to take part in local, national, and international field visits to destinations such as Cyprus, Iceland, and Cambodia to name a few.
Further information Research-informed teaching is prevalent within the areas of sustainable tourism development, transport and tourism, tourist experiences, crisis management, service quality, and dark tourism. The Division also hosts the Institute of Transport and Tourism as well as The Dark Tourism Forum.

Course details


Year 1: (All compulsory) Tourism Management in Action, Developing Professionals in Tourism, Hospitality & Events, Exploring Management in Tourism, Hospitality & Events Year 2: Compulsory: Tourism Development and Sustainability, The Tourist: Behaviour and Culture, Marketing & ICT for Visitor Economy Managers, Applied Research and Service Quality in Tourism, Hospitality & Events, Talent Management and Employability [HR]. Options (one only): Work and Learn, Managing Sporting Events, International Study Visit, Language, International Issues in Hospitality, International Corporate Hospitality and Business Events Year 3 (optional placement) Year 3/4: Compulsory: Managing for Strategic Success in Tourism, Hospitality & Events, The Tourist: Experience & Motivation, Management Development in Tourism, Hospitality & Events, Tourism Futures. Research option (you must pick one of these): Dissertation, Consultancy Project, Enterprise for Tourism, Hospitality & Events, Single Research Project. Option two (you must pick one of these, unless you are undertaking a dissertation which is worth two modules): Industry Based Experience, Contemporary Issues in Food and Drink, Dark Tourism: managing difficult heritage, International Fieldwork, Sport Tourism Management

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
International Tourism Management at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS