United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Adventure Tourism Management

If you are interested in gaining a stronger understanding in one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK, then our BSc in Adventure Tourism Management at Aberystwyth University is the degree for you. You will also be studying in a location where the opportunities for adventure are unparalleled, allowing you to understand this young industry in its development. This degree is engineered to enable you to develop skills in business, marketing and management of adventure tourism operations. By choosing Aberystwyth, you will be studying in a University that is ranked the top 4 in UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). Aberystwyth University is located in the area surrounded by the iconic tourist attractions namely, Snowdonia, Zip World Velocity, outdoor biking attractions and the Cardigan coast line. Our Tourism Management courses are in the top 10 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2017). This degree will prepare you for the career in the professions such as: Marketing Executive, Travel Agency Manager, Tourist Information Centre Manager, Tour Manager, Tourism officer, Event Organisation, Hotel Manager, Customer Service Sector, and Outdoor Pursuits Manager. From the moment you arrive at the Aberystwyth Business School we will work with you to build on your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. During your time with us you will have the opportunity to get the job experience within the big institutions like County Council as a part of your third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals, which is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the industry sector and network with the potential future employers. You will have an opportunity to undertake a work placement or internship through the AberForward scheme, which is a paid internship within Aberystwyth University. As well as take a Year in Employment (YES) placement, which is a yearlong payed internship within the external industries between your second and third year. We have a dedicated team within the Careers Department to advice, and help you during both your application period and during your placement. Moreover, you can work and network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies through our visiting speaker programme, and take part in International Exchange Programmes.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £14,750