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Course summary

This 2 year course is specifically designed for people wishing to work at an operational or strategic level in the travel and tourism sector, or for people already in work who wish to enhance their operational experience with the theory underpinning strategic decision making. This course gives you a thorough understanding of the structure, nature and operating characteristics of the international tourism industry, using a combination of academic learning and practical, industry-focused study. Taught by academics with industry backgrounds and engaged in research within the sector, students study a course with an international focus. Our strong links with major tourism employers enable us to offer you unique opportunities. These include guest lectures from leading industry practitioners to help you get a foot in the door of this highly competitive industry. You will learn about operational management associated with the different sectors of the travel and tourism industry, such as visitor attractions, tour operators, travel agencies, transportation for tourism, and governments and tourism. The course will give you the opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge of the sector, and to put theory into practice within a real business environment. Studying as part of an international cohort of students you will be able to choose a range of optional modules to allow you to tailor the course to suit your specialist interests or enhance your knowledge of sectors you are familiar with. The emphasis of the course is on the development of a range of operational and management skills including those linked to sales and marketing, the law, finance and managing people. These will be applied to industrial practice in the international travel and tourism environment.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information regarding fees can be found at
Travel and Tourism Management at University of West London - UCAS