What will I learn?

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary**- Gain a sound understanding of tourism business management that balances theoretical study with practical work.- Explore the motivations of tourism consumers, tourism industry operations and the planning and development of tourism in various contexts.- Study key business developments to increase your general business acumen.- Develop the specific knowledge and skills necessary to secure future employment within the international tourism sector, and gain an appreciation for the challenges and rewards of working in a fast-paced, people-centred industry.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.Learning and teaching is research-informed, as modules draw upon and relate to current research, including the work of our staff. You also develop research skills as you design, conduct, present and reflect on your own research.**You learn through**- lectures- seminars- workshops- research projects- consultancy projects- directed learning activities- work-related learning module- visiting guest lectures- mentor scheme**Applied learningLive projects**As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business and consultancy projects to build your skills and professional experience.Recent students have contributed to developing the network of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum, helped organise their annual conference in Gibraltar, and been involved in developing Operation Make Safe, which seeks to work with hotels, tour and transport operators to raise staff awareness of child protection issues.**Network opportunities**You will frequently engage with tourism industry stakeholders during your study. Many modules include industry guest speakers and field trips. You benefit from a close relationship with the industry through our staff members' industry network, our association with the Tourism Management Institute and our alumni network.**Future careersThis course prepares you for a career in**- airline management- destination management- tour operations management- product development- operations and contracting- ground services management- sales management- regional operations managementPrevious graduates of this course have gone on to work for- Cosmos Holidays- All Leisure Holiday Group- Manchester International Airport- London Heathrow Airport- Jet2.com- Center Parcs- Flight Centre- Jury's Inn

Which department am I in?

College of Business Technology and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£14,415.00 (US$ 19,538) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,


S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

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


About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses

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