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International Tourism Management and Events Management (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code:

    N891

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    3 years full time
    4 years part time

  • Starting:

    September

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For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 894503

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Overview


Our Joint Honours International Tourism Management and Events Management offers modules which explore the planning, delivery and management of exhibitions, conferences, sporting events, product launches, festivals, and charitable fundraising events.

The course provides a practical approach to the successful management of a wide range of events and activities in the tourism industry. It will be delivered to you around a variety of core subjects and option choices. The course is flexible and you can tailor the modules around your specific interests. In years two and three you can choose to specialise your studies whilst being fully supported by our experienced academic team.

We will support you to achieve your career and study ambitions, which is why if you complete our Employability Plus Gold programme or Changemaker Gold certificate alongside your studies and if you haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating* we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you, or support you into postgraduate study.

*with a 2:2 degree classification or higher

Updated 15/10/2020

Highlights


  • Flexible modules to tailor your degree to your ideal career.
  • Year-long placement year available.
  • Dedicated and supportive staff with strong industry experience.
  • Guaranteed paid internship with the Northampton Employment Promise.

Course Content


  • Our Joint Honours programme has been structured to provide you with experiential learning, this creates a multitude of opportunities to engage in work placements, project work and to network with successful events businesses which ultimately will enhance your future employability. Upon completion of the International Tourism Management and Events Management Joint Honours course you will be able to progress your career in the thriving and dynamic tourism and events industries.

    This course combines International Tourism Management and Events Management modules that will provide you with a broad understanding of the core knowledge needed within industry. You will have the chance to plan and deliver an event for a real client.

    During your first year you will run a small scale event on campus to help you develop the key skills required in the industry. You will be introduced to 21st century travel and explore the concept of sustainable tourism. You will consider both the positive and negative impacts that tourism activities have on tourism destinations and the visitor experience. You will build your understanding of the events industry, the logistics behind an event and how marketing communications plays its part.

    Work Experience

    You will be encouraged to take advantage of the year-long optional placement year after the second year of study

  • UK & EU

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,450 per 20 credit module

    Additional Costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    International

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,900

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Additional Costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,500

  • Most assessment tends to be coursework based, which is likely to include business reports, group projects, essays, consultancy projects and presentations.

    For this programme taught study would be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, usually for 12 hours per week. We recommend you spend 30 hours per week in self-directed study time.

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