801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

International Tourism and Hospitality Business Management - Sheffield Hallam University

Course summary •Develop specific knowledge and skills of the behaviour and motivations of tourism service consumers. •Gain knowledge of planning and development of tourism in various contexts, contemporary growth sectors, food and beverage operations and the management of hospitality resources, services and facilities. •Become a hospitality or tourism manager who is globally, socially and ethically aware of the contemporary business environment within which the industry operates. You learn personal, professional and transferable skills that equip you for a career in a dynamic and globally-integrated business environment. The Learning in the Workplace semester, visiting guest lectures, placement opportunities and consultancy project enhance your future employability. You learn from current developments in tourism and hospitality, often including your lecturers' research. You also develop your own research skills as you progress from academic reading and writing in the first year to designing, conducting, presenting and reflecting on your own research in the final year. You learn through •lectures •seminars •practical projects in world-class facilities •workshops •research projects •consultancy projects •directed learning activities outside classes •essays •presentations •visiting speakers •professional e-portfolio Learning in the workplace Broaden your experience in the work place while developing your CV and gaining credits towards your degree. You can spend a semester in industry and complete your studies in three years, rather than four by continuing to study alongside your work placement. Applied learning Work placements You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in your third year of study. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Recent placements have included Disneyland in Florida, hotels and resorts across America, Canada, Spain, France, Dubai and the Maldives, and with national and regional destination management organisations such as the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism, and Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, as well as for major tour operators such as TUI and Sunvil. You can also complete a 'Learning in the Workplace' semester where you work and study at the same time, with academic lessons carried out remotely during allocated study periods while on placement. This is recognised by the University as a placement and offers you a quicker way to complete your studies and gain work experience in 3 rather than 4 years, while graduating with 'placement' in your degree title to boost your employment prospects. Networking opportunities You will frequently engage with tourism and hospitality industry stakeholders throughout the course. Many modules include industry guest speakers and you will benefit from a close relationship with the industry through our staff members' industry network, association with the Tourism Management Institute, and alumni network.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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
  • International Year 1 £13,650