University College Birmingham

Summer Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1JB, United Kingdom

Hospitality and Tourism Management

- **Course snapshot** A degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management opens the door to a variety of sought-after careers including resort management, travel consultancy, tourist attractions and hotel management. This course is accredited by the University of Birmingham. - **Who’s the course for?** You will be interested in studying the scope of the hospitality and tourism industries and how they work together, whilst learning key business skills including finance, human resources and marketing. - **Why should I study the course?** The hospitality industry is increasingly focused on international visitors and is looking for ways to partner with the tourism industry. Managers with knowledge of both sectors, and an ability to tailor hospitality services for overseas visitors, are in great demand in the UK and overseas. - **Great. Tell me some more** You will gain valuable work experience during a 12-month paid placement at a carefully chosen hospitality and tourism destination. You will be encouraged to find a future career by studying a range of specialist subjects such as destination management, international travel operations and hospitality operations management. UCB hosts tourism and travel events as part of student enrichment and to promote industry awareness and you will have access to UCB’s £26 million study centre at McIntyre House in the historic Jewellery Quarter. - **What skills will I gain?** The course modules will allow you to develop a specialism relevant to your chosen career, such as gastronomy, cruise operations and social media in tourism. There is a compulsory overseas residential trip in which you will take part in a tailored destination management field study. You will choose an area of the industry that interests you as the focus of your research project, which will increase your independent learning skills and your future employability. Why not give yourself the employment edge and learn a language for free? We can help with that, too. - **What about the future?** You will be able to move into a wide variety of roles in the industry, specialising in areas such as human resources, marketing, public relations and financial management within hotel, resort and event management organisations. Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career path in: - Attractions management - Conference and exhibition management - Tour operations - Travel consultancy - Resort management There is also the option of progressing to postgraduate study.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-01-21
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-01-15
  • Location
    Main Site,Birmingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £9,900