University of Sunderland

Degree level: Undergraduate

Tourism and Aviation Management

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Course summary

Experience training with the airline industry. Cover concept areas including marketing, global tourism, aviation safety and more. Graduate prepared for a range of related careers. The world tourism and aviation industries have continued to flourish with increased international travel. This course will give you both academic and practical insight into these fascinating sectors and will help to prepare you for a range of related careers. You will experience training with the airline industry as well as a range of field trips which will bring the subject to life. You will also cover key concept areas including marketing, global tourism, aviation safety and security, the environment and hospitality.

  • All students on this course are eligible to register for the Institute of Hospitality Education Membership Scheme
  • Teaching enriched by 'world-leading' research, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • Our Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism courses are ranked 2nd according to The Guardian University league tables 2019
  • National and international work experience opportunities
  • Local, national and international field visits and study abroad opportunities
  • Available as 4-year sandwich course, on which you can engage in a one-year industrial placement

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (national level 4): Study Skills for the Service Sector Fundamentals of Aviation Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality Marketing and Business For The Service Sector Aviation and the Environment Global Tourism Year 2 (national level 5): Research Methods for the Service Sector Consultancy for the Visitor Economy Aviation, Safety and Security Current Issues for Tourism and Hospitality Optional modules: Human Resource Management for the Service Sector Tourism Fieldwork 2 Destination Branding Year 3: Hospitality, Events, Aviation and Tourism work placement (optional) Final year (national level 6): Airline and Airport Commercial Operations Risk and Crisis Management for Tourism and Aviation Strategic Planning for Tourism Optional modules: Professional Development for the Service Sector Tourism Major Project

Assessment method

Your progress will be assessed with coursework, projects, presentations, practical exercises, time-constrained and multiple-choice examinations and the major project.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
NN29
Institution code:
S84
Campus name:
Sir Tom Cowie Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Your qualification will need to be assessed by the course tutor to ensure the programme content meets the required learning outcomes for accreditation of prior learning from HND, Diploma, Foundation Degree or other NQF Level 5 qualification in a related subject.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/tourism-hospitality-and-events/undergraduate-tourism-aviation-management/


English language requirements

For more information on English Language requirements, please refer to the below page:

English Language Requirements

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/help/applying/entry-requirements/what-english-language-qualification-do-you-accept/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
93%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
81%
Go onto work and study

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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
International £12500 Year 1

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Tourism and Aviation Management at University of Sunderland - UCAS