University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Tourism Management

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Course summary

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Ranked Top 5 in the Guardian University Guide 2020 for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism. Ready to make your mark and be a future leader in the tourism industry? Our inspiring course opens up a world of opportunity for you. Why choose this course? International Tourism Management combines high level management skills with a strong understanding of global tourism in the 21st century. You will learn from experts with wide-ranging experience in the industry and an international profile for research. We are one of the top UK universities for Tourism Management. Is this course for you? You will cover all aspects of the industry, from destination management to consumer behaviour and new trends such as wellness and event tourism. At the same time, you will gain vital skills in management, leadership, marketing, business development, finance and strategy to broaden your career horizons. There will be many opportunities for you to meet industry professionals through guest lectures and industry days. Working on real-life projects will also enhance your experience and you will benefit from our collaborations with major names in the industry such as the National Trust, Disney, Chatsworth and STA Travel. How you will learn We specialise in ‘learning by doing’ so you will work on live projects briefed by a range of tourism stakeholders. These build your research skills so you can investigate challenges within the industry and devise effective solutions. You will also see tourism management in action through exciting field trips in the UK and abroad. Opportunities and experiences An optional placement or internship – in the UK or overseas – helps you develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to prepare you for a career in the tourism industry. There is also the chance to join our short study visits abroad or to spend time studying with one of our international partners. Professionally accredited International Tourism Management is part of the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism which is an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). We are the only UK institution to hold this accreditation, which recognises us above our peers for excellence in education. This course is also recognised by the Tourism Management Institute, boosting our professional credibility. Careers and employability As a BA (Hons) International Tourism Management graduate, you will set yourself apart as a highly employable, dynamic and confident professional. You can demonstrate to employers that you have high-level management skills and valuable hands-on experience within the industry. Your analytical and research capabilities will also stand you in good stead wherever your career takes you. Did you know? We also offer this course: -With Placement Year

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeN801
Institution code D39
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications.  We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 24 credits P: 6 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

Additional fee information

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