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

Tourism Management with Spanish

In choosing to study this Tourism Management with Spanish degree you'll be studying a discipline that's also the world's biggest industry. Covering essential learning that includes Marketing, the Business Environment, Tourism and Recreation in the UK, alongside Spanish (Linguistics, Literature, Culture) you'll be provided with the necessary skills and attributes demanded by employers of graduates of this discipline. We place an emphasis on delivering effective graduates with a thorough understanding of the Tourism industry and well-developed language skills following a year abroad in a Spanish-speaking country. 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). Our Tourism Management courses are in the top 10 in the UK (Complete University Guide, 2017), and we are top 5 in the UK for student satisfaction in the subject area of Spanish (NSS 2016). 96% of undergraduates from the Aberystwyth Business School who graduated in 2015 were in employment or further education six months after graduating (DLHE 2015). 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 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 with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 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 £13,200