601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

International Tourism Management - Manchester Metropolitan University

**OVERVIEW** Tourism is a vibrant international industry, which is the perfect lens for considering management practices and responding to the ever-changing business environment. Manchester is England’s second-largest international city tourist destination. It's the perfect place to study and be immersed in a thriving, multicultural tourism destination. On this course students will learn about modern tourism practices from industry leaders. It has been designed alongside high-profile organisations such as TUI, Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Qantas Airways and Visit Manchester. This well-rounded degree will prepare you for a range of careers – at home and overseas. There are option units from Year 1 giving students flexibility and choice with their studies. Languages can be studied at all levels enhancing cultural sensitivity and awareness, highly relevant for this global and vibrant industry. In the second year, there will be a chance to travel abroad to a tourist destination and undertake fieldwork. The choices in the second and final year help to develop a focus on the industry sectors that are of personal interest. Students can choose to thrive in international opportunities afforded by placement and study abroad. In line with learning a language, this will all help in accessing career opportunities overseas. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS** Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence – we’re recognised by this UK trade body for the quality of our teaching in tourism management and you can join as a student member. Education partner institute of ABTA – gain access to industry experts while you’re studying. This also gives you the chance to apply for ABTA’s annual internship. Immerse yourself in the industry – go on an international field trip, placement or study overseas to experience a global tourist destination first-hand. Study in an international tourist destination – Manchester is England’s second largest international city tourism destination. Study with all its excellent attractions on your doorstep. Tourism experts – our teaching staff have years of experience in the tourism management and will share their knowledge and connections.You’ll also have regular guest lectures from experts working in the industry. Global opportunities – develop the skills you need to work in tourism anywhere in the world. Learn a language to boost your career prospects overseas. **CAREER PROSPECTS** Your international tourism management degree can lead to a range of exciting careers, both in the UK and overseas. Help people design their dream holidays, show people incredible attractions, or inspire people to visit a particular place. Your skills will suit roles with airlines, travel companies like AirBnB, tour operators, visitor attractions, resorts and destination marketing organisations. You could also focus on emerging areas such as ecotourism, or explore how to make destinations work for locals as well as tourists. There are excellent opportunities for travel. Spending a year on a placement or studying overseas could help you make valuable international connections. Maybe you’ve got an idea for the next big thing in the travel industry and want to use your skills to set up your own business? We offer dedicated support to start-ups through our incubator, Innospace.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom