The international and tourism industry is a dynamic, changing sector and as a graduate from this course you will be equipped with the creative tourism management skills and knowledge to allow you to adapt and be successful in this diverse business environment. The travel and tourism industry supports about 200m jobs worldwide, or every twelfth worker. The international and tourism industry offers you the chance to thrive in a world of opportunities.
Innovative modules such as the Tourism Consultancy project provide you with the opportunity to apply theory to a live project, develop your project management skills and gain valuable hands-on experience to enhance your future job prospects. The Destination Management module provides you with a framework for the analysis of destinations in a variety of contexts (urban, rural, attraction, resort, regional, national and international) and incorporates industry best-practice guidelines. The Innovation in Tourism module analyses the process of new product development and innovation in the tourism industry through the examination of niche tourism products including eco-tourism, dark tourism, adventure tourism and cultural tourism. You will produce a travel and tourism oriented research project based upon your independent academic research.
This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the international tourism industry and is composed of four compulsory modules plus two designated modules. You are encouraged to take a critical and analytical perspective to your understanding of tourism business theory combined with a proactive business development approach throughout.
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