From the start of the course, you will acquire up-to-date knowledge of contemporary professional practice in tourism and events while developing a greater understanding of the complex relations between tourism, events, society and the environment. As the longest-established tourism degree in the UK, this course has a first-rate reputation with organisations in the industry, providing opportunities for placements and internships to give you world-class experience with some of the most prestigious businesses across the globe. Northumbria is the only university in the North East of England to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism, which is the UK’s professional body for the travel and tourism industry. The relevance, rigour and internationalisation of the course are set to meet some of the highest and most demanding levels of accreditation. Our re-accreditation for the programme was noted as ‘exemplary’. Newcastle Business School is currently undergoing a full re-accreditation process with EPAS for its business suite of courses. The course is also covered by the prestigious AACSB accreditation for Newcastle Business School, which was ‘Business School of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.