International Tourism Management with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Tourism Management with a Year in Industry

Course summary

"As one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the world, both the business and the human aspects of tourism have become well-established fields of study. The department’s strong links with industry, locally and internationally, give students the opportunity to experience tourist destinations of all sizes within the private, public and voluntary sectors across the world. The third year of this 4-year course with a Year in Industry will be spent on placement. You will have the opportunity to gain real-world industry experience and develop your employability skill set. We have a strong network of industry contacts, and you will receive dedicated support from our in-house employability team, ranging from CV advice through to mock interviews. BSc International Tourism Management at Swansea University is ranked 12th in the UK for Tourism (Complete University Guide 2023). With destination marketing and economic impact at the heart of the course, students will undertake field trips and real-life cases to bring destinations to life. Designed to give students an understanding of the complexities and requirements of running tourism destinations, field trips also provide an insight into the benefits tourism can have on economic growth. "


"Your first year of study is made up of all compulsory modules covering specialist Tourism content and key elements of Business Management. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Marketing • The Business of Tourism • Tourism and Society Your second and fourth years will comprise of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules. You will specialise in Tourism specific modules yet also have the chance to explore elective modules from other business disciplines. Examples of compulsory Tourism modules include: • Entrepreneurship for Tourism Experiences • Tourism in Practice • Visitor Experience Design and Management • Sustainable Tourism • Tourism Planning Your final year will include a large compulsory project, including both group and individual assessment, further preparing you for the world of work. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at"

Assessment method

"We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment include: • Group presentation • Field trip reflective journal • Podcast Throughout your undergraduate Tourism degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment, please get in touch with us at [email protected]"

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are currently studying towards non-UK qualifications or hold a non-UK qualification you must obtain a suitable equivalent for entry onto our courses at Swansea University. All our entry requirements and relevant country information can be found at

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account. Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

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Student Outcomes

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International Tourism Management with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS