What will I learn?

**OVERVIEW****Many economies and businesses throughout the world now rely on their ability to attract visitors, challenging international tourism providers to keep reinventing themselves in a constantly changing environment. Preparing you to work in this dynamic field, our International Tourism Management degree top-up course will expand upon your existing skills and knowledge to help mould you into a skilled professional ready to enter a range of careers.**By taking this tourism top-up degree, you will learn higher management concepts and techniques and apply them to destinations and tourism organisations within the context of the international environment, as well as examining the intercultural and social dimensions of international tourism.Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will have access to travel and tourism events hosted on campus, along with use of our state-of-the-art simulation facilities within our Aviation and Tourism Suite. You will also have the chance to put your learning into practice through an overseas residential visit to a major international tourism destination, letting you gain valuable first-hand insight and experience before you graduate.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Residential visit** – Gain unique industry insight by undertaking an overseas project, with essential trip costs covered by the University – past destinations have included Barcelona, Prague, Budapest, Cyprus, New York and The Gambia- **Specialise your studies** – Select from an extensive range of optional modules in order to tailor your studies to match your career aims- **In-depth research** – Choose an area of the international tourism industry that interests you to analyse in detail for your final independent research project- **Industry approved** – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence, with enrichment opportunities available including tourism and travel industry events on campus**FACILITIES**Students on our tourism courses have access to outstanding simulation facilities in our Aviation and Tourism Suite, featuring a state-of-the-art mock plane cabin as well as check-in areas, a working security gate and Galileo GDS system for training students.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**University College Birmingham is a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre of Excellence.**PLACEMENTS**We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies.Employers we have worked with include Hotel Coeur des Montagnes (France), Hotel Alhambra Palace (Spain), Lisbon Bike Tour and Outdoors (Portugal), Hilton Birmingham Metropole (Birmingham) and Diamond Travel (Birmingham).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Tour manager- Tourism officer- Project manager- Product manager- Marketing executive- Digital marketerYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Which department am I in?

Business School - BA/BSc

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£11,500.00 (US$ 15,828) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected March 2022

Venue

University College Birmingham

Summer Row,

Birmingham,

B3 1JB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

University College Birmingham

Summer Row,

Birmingham,

B3 1JB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Diploma with a grade point average of 3.0 plus either APs, SATs or ACTs. Three APs with a 3/5 grade or SAT I and SAT II with minimum of 500 in each subject (three Sat I and three Sat II). ACTs with minimum of 26 can be considered for undergraduate study. IELTS - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component.

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

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About University College Birmingham

University College Birmingham provides specialist undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, many of which are accredited by the University of Birmingham

  • Based in the heart of the city of Birmingham
  • Award-winning facilities
  • Accreditation by the University of Birmingham
  • Smaller than average university providing a friendly community