Title: International Tourism Management FdSc

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UCAS Code: TM01
UCAS Institute Code: B93
Attendance: Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Start date: September

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge for an exciting career within the international tourism industry. In the first year of the programme at Level 4, you will gain academic skills whilst also further developing your knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry. In the second year of the programme at Level 5, you will prepare for employment or further study. You will undertake a work experience unit which will give you a direct insight into the sector and help you to develop essential employability skills.

This course will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities and will allow you to explore the tourism industry in both a national and global context.

Course validated by: University of Salford

You will cover the following topics:

Level 4

  • Academic Management skills for the Tourism Industry

  • Successful Management for Tourism

  • Management and Leadership for the Tourism Industry

  • International Supply and Demand

  • The Principles of the Global Tourism Industry

Level 5

  • Tourism planning for the Future

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Work Experience in the Travel and Tourism Industry

Assessment is via examinations and coursework, including essays, reports and presentations.

You will be supported to secure overseas work experience placements.** Previous undergraduates have participated in six-week placements in Tenerife and Malaga which has enabled them to develop essential employability skills and prepared them for industry.

You will also benefit from industry links with a range of employers and have the opportunity to enjoy trips and visits at a range of tourism settings including popular visitor attractions, tour operators, heritage attractions and transportation.**

Once you achieve your International Tourism Management FdSc you can progress directly into employment or complete a top-up year at Bury College University Centre and achieve your BSc (Hons) International Tourism Management.

Please note that study visits, overseas residentials and overseas work experience placements are at an additional cost to the course.

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Entry Requirements

  • 104 UCAS points or equivalent within a Level 3 Travel and Tourism qualification

  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work

  • Mature student evaluation, whose previous work experience includes a period of working in the Travel and Tourism or associated industries, may include and/or diagnostic essay

  • 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language. If English is a second language, you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

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