Travel, Aviation and Tourism Management with Professional Practice Year at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Travel, Aviation and Tourism Management with Professional Practice Year

Course summary

Combining theory and practice of tourism and aviation management, this course builds your understanding of the global issues affecting international tourism and aviation. It explores the industry’s challenges of rapid growth; the emergence of new destinations; climate change; and the ethics of managing a business in areas such as the environment and people leadership. Our teaching reacts quickly to industry updates, ensuring you are ready to hit the ground running when you start your career in the sector. Professional Practice Year Take your course over four years and include a Professional Practice Year after your second year of studies. It is an opportunity to apply your learning in the workplace while enhancing your knowledge and skills through fee-free paid practice. It also builds your CV and industry contacts with many students progressing to employment within their practice-year organisation or institution. Facilities and Specialist Equipment

  • Excellent Learning Resources Centre with an extensive library, giving you access to a wide range of academic and industry knowledge including e-journals, e-books and information databases as well as traditional printed books.
  • Our simulation software ‘Simulate’ allows you to take control of your own airline and gain key insights into airline management.
Partnerships and Collaborations
  • The University of Bedfordshire is a member of the Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE), the subject association for tourism in higher education in the UK. It represents universities that are leading providers of tourism programmes.
  • We work closely with London Luton Airport to ensure our teaching aligns with current aviation issues.
Your Student Experience
  • Take advantage of local industry-relevant employment opportunities such as London Luton Airport, TUI, EasyJet, Luton Hoo Hotel, and leading hotel brands such as Hilton, Ibis and Marriott.
  • Field trips are organised in conjunction with the Student Union’s Tourism and Aviation Society and may include visits to London Luton Airport, TUI, Olympic Park and the World Travel Market.
  • Attend talks from international tourism professionals, broadening your understanding of what is possible in the field. Recent speakers have had influential positions at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd, London Luton Airport, Enterprise Rent-a-car and Wizz Air.
  • Benefit from our Aviation Job Fair, attended by airlines and airports, providing opportunities to explore further employment or internships.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Thursday 17 August 08:00-20:00 Friday 18 August 08:00-20:00 Saturday 19 August 10.00–16.00 Sunday 20 August 10.00–16.00 Monday 21 August 09.00–17.00 Tuesday 22 August 09.00–17.00 Wednesday 23 August 09.00–17.00 Thursday 24 August 09.00–17.00 Friday 25 August 09.00–17.00 Open Day Bookings here: Apply Online here:

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Travel, Aviation and Tourism Management with Professional Practice Year at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS