BA (Hons) in International Tourism Management

This course is designed to enable students to gain a full honours degree in 2-3 years. Our International Tourism Management Top-up is accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) and the Tourism Society, the professional bodies for tourism management in the UK.

The international and tourism industry is a dynamic, changing sector and as a graduate from this course you will be equipped with the creative tourism management skills and knowledge to allow you to adapt and be successful in this diverse business environment. The travel and tourism industry supports about 200m jobs worldwide, or every twelfth worker. The international and tourism industry offers you the chance to thrive in a world of opportunities. “Tourism in the 21st Century will not only be the world’s largest industry, it will be the largest by far that the world has ever seen.” WTO: 2020 Vision.

This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the international tourism industry and is composed of four compulsory modules plus two designated modules. You are encouraged to take a critical and analytical perspective to your understanding of tourism business theory combined with a proactive business development approach throughout.

Awarding Body

University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Duration

2-3 Years
(see duration section)

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Distance Learning
Part-time

  • All ATHE Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Management for Travel & Tourism
  • Innovative modules such as the Tourism Consultancy project provide you with the opportunity to apply theory to a live project, develop your project management skills and gain valuable hands-on experience to enhance your future job prospects. The Destination Management module provides you with a framework for the analysis of destinations in a variety of contexts (urban, rural, attraction, resort, regional, national and international) and incorporates industry best-practice guidelines. The Innovation in Tourism module analyses the process of new product development and innovation in the tourism industry through the examination of niche tourism products including eco-tourism, dark tourism, adventure tourism and cultural tourism. You will produce a travel and tourism oriented research project based upon your independent academic research.
  • Research Project (20 Credits)
  • Professional Consultancy Project (20 Credits)
  • Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality Management (20 Credits)
  • International Destination Management for Tourism and Hospitality (20 Credits)
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Business Communication (English for Speakers of Other Languages Module) (20 Credits)
  • The Cultural Olympiad (20 Credits)
  • Developing Cross-Cultural Capability
  • Leading Service Quality in Hospitality (20 Credits)

ATHE Level 4 and 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

To complete the ATHE Level 4 and 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism, it will take 12-18 months.

 

BA (Hons) in International Tourism Management (Top up)

After the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism, students will need to complete BA (Hons) in International Tourism Management (Top up) programme, which will take 9-12 months.

 

Students can complete the whole degree programme in 2-3 years.

Entry to ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

  • Entry to ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

    • Prior study in business, management or related subjects at level 4 or above a level 4 qualification for example an ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma
    • Diploma in Management or an Diploma in Business and Administrative Management
    • Other equivalent international qualifications
    • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English. IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT
    • Work experience of 3 years and above, along with a reference letter.

    Entry to Final Year Top-up Programmes

    • One or two years’ study of business, management or related qualifications at a Higher Education Institution
    • A level 5 qualification in business, management or related subjects for example an ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management
      Other equivalent international qualifications
    • HND (EdExcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in Business (or overseas equivalent)
    • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English. IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213
    • Work experience of 3 years and above, along with a reference letter.
Total Programme Fee

ATHE Level 4/5 Extended Diploma for Travel and Tourism and Degree Top up (15-18 months) – $11,900

Degree Top up (9 months only) – $9,900

The enrollment for the programmes happens all year around. Please see the following enrollment schedule.

  • 13th November, 2017
  • 11th December, 2017
  • 8th January, 2018
  • 12th February, 2018
  • 12th March, 2018
  • 9th April, 2018
  • 14th May, 2018
  • 11th June, 2018
  • 16th July, 2018
  • 13th August, 2018
  • 10th September, 2018
  • 8th October, 2018
  • 12th November, 2018
  • 10th December, 2018

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