Tourism and Events Management at Leicester College - UCAS

Leicester College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: De Montfort University

Tourism and Events Management

Course summary

Travel and events are exciting industries which can take you across the world. Our course will give you the opportunity to develop managerial skills which will help you towards your career pathway into this industry. With industry expert guest speakers, trips and live projects with local tourism providers your learning goes beyond the classroom. Designed to develop your knowledge of the travel and events industries from a management perspective, this course aims to enhance your skills to progress into employment within these industries. Our course aims to give students a wide range of industry experience through guest speakers, trips and live projects with tourism and events providers. A two-week work placement is scheduled in the second year of the course to complement your employability skills and knowledge delivered on the course. In previous years an arrangement through Erasmus+ has been in place and students carried out their placement in Seville, Spain. As a successful graduate from this programme, you will be eligible to progress directly onto the BA (Hons) Tourism and Events Management top-up year available at Leicester College, accredited by De Montfort University. You can also apply to other universities that run related top-up degrees’ subject to entry requirements. Alternatively, you may wish to go directly into employments working in the tourism and events industry, this course will help you towards your career goals. Upon successful completion of the course, students will achieve an overall classification of Pass, Merit or Distinction.


During your first year you will study personal and professional development, introduction to tourism, events management, customer service and marketing and sustainable tourism. In addition to this, you will have a study skills workshop and also a regular one to one tutorials with the programme lead. There will be a combination of modules, with some running year long and others operating on a two-semester system. Year 2 - Building upon your knowledge from year one you will progress into the second year and complete a consultancy project and work placement. As part of this year, you will also study modules in human, physical and resource management, finance and business planning, event planning and delivery, niche tourism and tour operations.

Assessment method

Developmental assessments are completed throughout the year and used to help build your academic knowledge and practice. There are a variety of graded assessment methods at module level utilised in this programme which contribute to your final grade, this includes report writing, market research, live projects, presentations and work experience. On average there are one or two assessments for each module, which are spread throughout the year, with feedback provided to students from teachers within three weeks. The final grade on your DMU certificate at the end of this course follows the standard university foundation degree classification system of distinction, merit and pass.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Leicester College is not a Home Office Student Sponsor and does not accept applications from international students. We can only accept applications from students already resident in the UK. EU / EEA nationals resident in the UK must be able to demonstrate that they have gained either ‘Settled’ or ‘Pre-settled’ status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Other non-UK nationals (apart from Irish nationals) must demonstrate they have valid UK residency / leave to remain in the UK to be considered for admission. Right to study in the UK does not automatically confer Home fee status and you may be required to undertake a fee status assessment to confirm your eligibility for student funding.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A minimum IELTS score of 5.5 is required for non-English speakers

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
EU £10700 Year 1
International £10700 Year 1

Additional fee information

An additional fee of £50 is requested from students to cover trip fees throughout the whole year which support your learning.
Tourism and Events Management at Leicester College - UCAS