United Kingdom

Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Plymouth University

Business and Tourism

Do you have the inspiration and motivation to manage positive and sustainable change in the rapidly growing world of tourism? As one of the largest and fastest growing industries, the demand for individuals who can bring fresh ideas, think analytically and provide novel insights into tackling business problems in tourism continues to grow. Studying BSc (Hons) Business and Tourism will give you the skills, insights and confidence to start your career and tackle the industry’s challenges. You will be part of a course that ranks among the best in the country for tourism on a number of independent league tables. You’ll have the opportunity to visit a variety of locations with our supported field work, which have included Barcelona, Prague, Brittany, Belfast and Madrid. You’ll boost your future career prospects and gain industry experience by taking the option to go on a paid work placement in your third year. * Gain a competitive advantage by learning to meet the changing needs of the tourism industry, and the changing demands of both society and the economy on a course accredited by the Institute of Hospitality and the Tourism Management Institute. * Be part of a course that continues to rank among the best in the country for tourism on a number of independent league tables. We came third place for satisfaction with feedback and appear in the top ten of 37 institutions offering tourism courses by the Guardian University Guide 2014: League Table for Tourism, Transport and Travel. We achieved twelfth place out of 49 by the Sunday Times University Guide 2014: Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, and the Complete University Guide 2014 ranked the course twelfth out of 60 for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism. * High quality teaching, informed by staff research, contribute to the tourism and hospitality group’s excellent rating, 23 out of 24, awarded by the Quality Assurance Agency. * Take the opportunity to visit a variety of locations with our supported field work, which have included to Barcelona, Prague, Brittany, Belfast and Madrid. * Boost your future career prospects and gain industry experience by taking the option to go on a paid work placement in year 3 and receive the additional Certificate of Industrial Experience after successful completion. * Learn from research-active staff at the forefront of knowledge, conducting research into areas such as the social impacts of tourism, the relationship between tourism and crime, working conditions in the industry, the adoption and reporting of corporate social responsibility, and literary and heritage tourism, particularly in Cornwall.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250