Wolverhampton Business School

Business and Tourism Management

BA (Hons) Part-time 6 years, Full-time 3 years

This exciting and innovative tourism management programme is designed for you to embark on an in-depth study of tourism management to develop analysis and evaluation skills that can be applied to real-world situations.

This exciting and innovative tourism management programme is designed for you to embark on an in-depth study of tourism management to develop analysis and evaluation skills that can be applied to real-world situations.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code N1TM
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  • Start Date(s) 17 January 2022, 20 September 2021
  • Award BA (Hons)
  • Study Mode Part-time, Full-time
  • Course Length Part-time (6 years), Full-time (3 years)
  • Campus Location University of Wolverhampton
  • School Wolverhampton Business School
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Why choose this course?

This exciting and innovative tourism management programme is designed for you to embark on an in-depth study of tourism management to develop analysis and evaluation skills that can be applied to real-world situations. Four pillars underpin this programme: innovation and enterprise, sustainability, responsibility and digital. You will explore the functional areas of tourism, such as management, marketing, human resources and operations, through the lens of these four main themes which run throughout the programme.

What happens on the course?

Sustainable, resilient and reflexive thinking skills are at the heart of this tourism management programme. You will explore the functional areas of tourism through these themes giving an immersive experience which will result in a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by tourism organisations and destinations in the 21st century.

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

The course will provide the student with opportunities to advance their ICT skills through the use of application software and digital technologies.  The diversity of topic areas covered in the study programme will allow students to develop their own understandings of collective responsibilities as global citizens within their local, national, and international communities. 

The course provides an opportunity for the student to pursue a one-year work placement in employment, either in the UK or abroad.  Support will provide to aid with the preparation of CVs, and workshops will available that support the completion of application forms and provide guidance on interview techniques.

Students who successfully complete the course are expected to enhance their job prospects and strengthen their employment opportunities.  The course is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in a variety of tourism related areas including location marketing, green tourism development, and tourism research.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

After studying this course students will be able to...

  • Develop and apply research, writing, numerical, digital and personal skills within a tourism management context
  • Critically appraise relevant knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and management theory when assessing and solving problems in different tourism management scenarios.
  • Apply relevant transferable skills to a career in tourism management (for example, managing projects, communication, working in teams, research and appropriate technologies and critically reflect on the effectiveness of their own skills and knowledge in such application.
  • Examine contemporary and strategic issues through the application of relevant analytical concepts, models and theories.
  • Evaluate and demonstrate an informed understanding of ethical responsibilities contributing to their professional values and their role in organisations and society in the 21st
  • Develop skills of independent learning, analysis, synthesis and critical thinking through the application of tourism management concepts and principles and the related underpinning theories appropriate to a wide range of business organisations and situations.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
Home Full-time £9250 per year 2021-22
Home Part-time £3100 per year# 2021-22
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12950 per year 2021-22
International Part-time £6125 per year# 2020-21
International Part-time £6475 per year# 2021-22

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

2020 Entry         

Typical entry requirement: 96 UCAS points

  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

Other Requirements

Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

 

Tuition Fees Loan (Home Fee Status):

Most students will be able to apply for a loans to pay for these subject to eligibility. To find out more information please refer to the government Student Finance website.

Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as having Overseas Fee status. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: See How to pay.

For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund.

for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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