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International Tourism Management (Top Up)

Full Time Course

Award Bachelor of Arts
Course Title BA (Hons) International Tourism Management (Top Up)
UCAS Code N833
Award Level 6
Start Dates September 2021
Study Mode Full Time - 1 year
Awarding Body University of Derby
UK Student £6165


This course focuses on the 'world' of tourism, the 'world' of the tourist, the virtual and real 'world' of travel and tourism and the 'world' of employment in tourism.

This course is about how you will fit into that changing world of tourism; which is achieved by giving you access to knowledge about 21st Century destinations, management practices, marketing techniques and products.

Our staff and students represent a wide diversity. This enables you to broaden your perspectives, as we talk about own life experiences in the classroom.

Assessment                                                                      

A variety of assessment methods will be used. Some modules are assessed through coursework only, others by a combination taken from portfolios of work, case studies, oral and graphic presentations, team work projects, computer testing and examinations, so providing a flexible and effective means of assessing your progress.

Teaching & Learning    

Teaching and learning in 2020-21 academic year will be provided via a blended delivery model, offering class-based lectures and tutorials, including laboratory, workshop and field-based practical activities wherever possible, and  online delivery to replace large group teaching like lectures which cannot be accommodated physically at present due to due to social-distancing rules.                                                

You will be taught using demonstrations, lectures and tutorials. Throughout the course you'll be using current case studies and examples, and will also benefit from guest lectures from industry speakers and professional bodies. We'll prepare you for the workplace as you develop the skills employers are looking for in their graduate employees, from report writing and analysis through to presentation skills.

As a partner student you will be granted access to the University’s online learning environment ‘University of Derby Online (UDo)’. From within UDo you will be able to access the University’s Library (including an extensive range of eBooks, eJournals, audio and video resources), course resources related to your programme and your grades.

Entry Requirements

  • Higher National Diploma in Travel & Tourism or Hospitality or business related major
  • Foundation Degree in Travel & Tourism or Hospitality or business related major

Note: All applications are subject to approval by the University of Derby

What you will cover

Year 1

  •   6TR 500 The Business of e-tourism
  •   6TR 501 Contemporary Issues
  •   6TR 503 Strategic Management
  •   6TR 504 Sustainable Tourism Management Systems
  •   6TR 997 Independent Study (Double Module)

Careers and employability

University of Derby graduates succeed in finding employment in the tourism industry.

Graduates went into roles from Australian Tourist Board to Maldives Tourist Board, Destination Management Officer to Travel Counsellor, Airline Ground and Flight crew to Ground Handling Agent, Hotel Marketing Officer to Regional Marketing Officer, Travel Account Officer to Call Centre Agent/Reservations Officer and Business Travel Consultant to Tour Guide. 'The industry is global, the employment is global'.

You could also go onto study on a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management or Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership or a relevant master's degree.

Professional Recognition

How to Apply

Please scan your supporting documents, such as a photo, passport, visa, qualifications, references etc. before starting the application form. You will also need access to your e-mail. New Students landing page

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