The BSc Tourism Management degree at Aberystwyth combines the in-depth study of the UK and international tourism industry with the development of core business skills to equip you for the dynamic world of tourism. As a popular tourist destination itself, Aberystwyth offers an invaluable opportunity to study seaside and rural tourism at first-hand and within the wider national and international context. By choosing Aberystwyth, you will be studying in a University that is ranked the **top 5 in UK and 1st in Wales** for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). Our Tourism Management courses are in the **top 10** in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2017). 95.1% of UK/EU undergraduates from the Aberystwyth Business School who graduated in 2016 were in professional level jobs or graduate level further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2017). Our graduates have been successful in seeking employment as: Marketing Executive, Travel Agency Manager, Tourist Information Centre Manager, Tour Manager, Tourism Officer, Event Organisation, Hotel Manager, Customer Service sector, 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 gain valuable work experience placements within institutions like the County Council as a part of your third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals'. This will be an amazing opportunity to learn more about the industry sector and network with 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 year long payed internship within external industries between your second and third year. We have a dedicated team within the Careers Department to assist 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.