International Tourism Management (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 07/11/2018

This course focuses on the key growth areas in international tourism, including destination management, planning and development, adventure and sports tourism, spa tourism and visitor attractions. You will get to explore the ongoing impact of new technology on international tourism and the effects of changing trends in society and the economy upon this industry. Sustainable and ethical issues in tourism underpin the programme throughout.

 

 

 

Course

Highlights

  • International study trips available.
  • Optional work placement year.
  • Dedicated and supportive teaching staff with industry backgrounds.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Optional Work Placement Year

You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between Stages Two and Three of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.

Course Details

Employers seek enthusiastic, capable individuals who understand the demands of business and can demonstrate a combination of vocational, management and leadership skills. Our graduates are equipped with the necessary business development and creative skills to allow them to adapt and be successful in this diverse environment – wherever they are in the world.

Your experience is at the heart of all that we do and shapes how we deliver our courses. We encourage you to actively engage with real-world situations and industry professionals throughout your course. You will also benefit from regular guest speakers, industry visits and field trips that will further develop your knowledge.

You will have the chance to explore tourism issues such as business development, sustainability and the impact on people and environments at both national and global levels.

Read more

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

We aim to equip you for your future career and offer a wide range of career and employability support. Our graduates have gone on to have careers in areas such as tourism and hospitality management, airlines, commercial consultancy, marketing and PR, visitor attractions, national and international development agencies, adventure and sports tourism, resorts, theme parks, and heritage and conversation.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are standard and a typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

You will be introduced to the foundations of tourism and will gain an understanding of how the industry operates within the global tourism environment, as well as exploring key concepts of sustainable tourism management.

  • Tourism Impacts and Sustainability (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LEI1003
    Core Module Y
  • Foundations of Tourism (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LEI1011
    Core Module Y
  • Transformation, Innovation and Impact (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LEI1022
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

  • a fully dedicated and supportive teaching team with industry backgrounds
  • excellent links with international, national and local key players in the tourism industry, including the leading industry professional bodies
  • teaching to industry best practice guidelines
  • exclusive travel and tourism student society – ‘Global Wanderers’
  • opportunities to participate in study trips in the UK and Overseas
  • genuine student focus throughout which enhances the overall student experience

This should be merged in with the Joint Honours explanation that should be showing in the overview of the course.

You have the option of combining International Tourism Management with either:

  • Management
  • Events Management

The International Tourism Management Joint Honours programme gives you flexibility in your module choices, allowing you to tailor the course to your individual interests.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

International Tourism Development MA

International Special Events Management MSc

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 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
Optional Work Placement Year: £950

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Optional Work Placement Year: £900

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.

Additional costs
There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

2019/20 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: £12,500
Optional Work Placement Year: £950

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,000
Optional Work Placement Year: £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 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Joint Honours Study

We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.


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Updated 07/11/2018

  • This course focuses on the key growth areas in international tourism, including destination management, planning and development, adventure and sports tourism, spa tourism and visitor attractions. You will get to explore the ongoing impact of new technology on international tourism and the effects of changing trends in society and the economy upon this industry. Sustainable and ethical issues in tourism underpin the programme throughout.

     

     

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • International study trips available.
    • Optional work placement year.
    • Dedicated and supportive teaching staff with industry backgrounds.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • Employers seek enthusiastic, capable individuals who understand the demands of business and can demonstrate a combination of vocational, management and leadership skills. Our graduates are equipped with the necessary business development and creative skills to allow them to adapt and be successful in this diverse environment – wherever they are in the world.

    Your experience is at the heart of all that we do and shapes how we deliver our courses. We encourage you to actively engage with real-world situations and industry professionals throughout your course. You will also benefit from regular guest speakers, industry visits and field trips that will further develop your knowledge.

    You will have the chance to explore tourism issues such as business development, sustainability and the impact on people and environments at both national and global levels.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Optional Work Placement Year

    You are encouraged to undertake a year-long placement in between Stages Two and Three of study. If you meet the entry criteria, and choose to take up a placement year you will find it an invaluable experience that helps you to apply your learning in your final year and prepares you for your career. Whilst on your Optional Work Placement Year you will study a 40 credit module ‘The Placement Year Experience – Organisations in Context’. We offer a lot of support in helping you to find a placement, which can be in the UK or overseas.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      We aim to equip you for your future career and offer a wide range of career and employability support. Our graduates have gone on to have careers in areas such as tourism and hospitality management, airlines, commercial consultancy, marketing and PR, visitor attractions, national and international development agencies, adventure and sports tourism, resorts, theme parks, and heritage and conversation.

  • Entry requirements are standard and a typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • You will be introduced to the foundations of tourism and will gain an understanding of how the industry operates within the global tourism environment, as well as exploring key concepts of sustainable tourism management.

    • Tourism Impacts and Sustainability (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LEI1003
      Core Module Y
    • Foundations of Tourism (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LEI1011
      Core Module Y
    • Transformation, Innovation and Impact (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LEI1022
      Core Module Y
    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      International Tourism Development MA

      International Special Events Management MSc

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 2019/20 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
    Optional Work Placement Year: £950

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Optional Work Placement Year: £900

    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.

    Additional costs
    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

    2019/20 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: £12,500
    Optional Work Placement Year: £950

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,000
    Optional Work Placement Year: £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 2018. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the University with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

    Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour