This one year programme provides an opportunity for students who have successfully completed the BA Ordinary degree in Tourism Management to attain an honours degree in a further single year of study. It runs in conjunction with the BSc (Honours) in Leisure Management and BSc (Honours) in Hospitality Management. Learning Outcomes: What will I Study? The offering of the BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management programme further develops the learners’ key skills, their strategic ability and their knowledge of the tourism management discipline. The BSc Programme provides a learning environment which builds upon the tourism management discipline at ordinary degree level and encourages a theoretical approach and a research ethos. It provides a programme of study that enhances relationships between industry, and the School as a centre of excellence, in the tourism management area. The programme encourages social, ethical and leadership competencies in this specified field. It is this combination of higher learning outcomes that warrants an Honours award. Through the modules offered students acquire and utilise the additional cognitive skills of evaluation and synthesis, which is applied to the area of tourism management.
What you will learn
Both semesters provide core modules in strategic management, entrepreneurship, research methods, marketing strategy and strategic human resources. These modules are enhanced through the provision of optional modules in both terms. All students complete a dissertation during their studies.
Strategic Management Seminars
Strategic Human Resource Management
Who is the course for?
This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain employment in challenging positions within the tourism sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment in management positions in areas including airlines, transport companies, the travel sector and with statutory agencies. There are also graduate opportunities in consultancy, research and further education.