What will I learn?

If you want to work in global tourism or hospitality this is the course for you. In year one you’ll explore how business operates and how tourism and hospitality function within that. In your second and third year, you’ll develop specialist knowledge and understand the importance of tourism and hospitality to global economic development. You’ll also focus on how sustainability in this industry is important.We want you to understand the nuances in the sub-sectors we call tourism and hospitality. To understand this, we’ll take you to some of York’s cultural and heritage sites. This gives you a context for understanding similar offerings around the world. Broaden your experience with field trip opportunities. We’ll take you to venues associated with tourism and hospitality both internationally, and in the UK. Our course equips you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a management career. Although this course prepares you for managing within the tourism and hospitality industries, the skills are transferable to alternative management roles.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,750.00 (US$ 17,000) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk,


YO31 7EX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To qualify for this programme you will need: High School Diploma plus SATS 3.0 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1180 in the SAT, or 2 APs with a 3 or higher, or at least 24 in the ACT. Foundation: High School Diploma plus SATS 2.6 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1100 in the SAT, or at least 20 in the ACT. IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component), TOEFL iBT Overall score of 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 20), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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