Is this course for me?
Are you interested in working in the travel and tourism sector? Excited about global travel and the behind the scenes logistics that are involved? This degree programme gives you a broad understanding of the industry and empowers you with the transferable skills and understanding that this field demands. We are looking for adaptable, forward-thinking applicants who can develop strong leadership and people management qualities.
If you’re currently working in the travel and tourism industry and want to update your management skills, this qualification may help enhance your career.
What will this course cover?
You’ll begin this course looking into the structure and development of the air transport industry. During this first year you’ll also focus on finance and economics, travel and tourism marketing, and the importance of managing customer service.
You’ll develop a deep understanding of the industry and throughout the course you’ll have the chance to go on field trips. These visits enable you to see the professional working environment first hand, and can help you in choosing a particular career path in this diverse sector.
We’ll give you the opportunity to go on a seasonal work placement, which will provide you with further insight into the international travel and tourism sector. During this time you’ll be able to fine-tune the skills learned in the classroom in a practical, real-time setting.
By the time you finish this degree you’ll have specific knowledge of the day-to-day operation and management of the various tourism sectors. You’ll have studied key modules in tourism, airline, airport and business management and have looked into globalisation and collaboration within the tourism and air transport industry. There is also an opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution and you’ll benefit from International Travel and Tourism membership.