BA(Hons) Geography and Tourism provides you with solid geographical knowledge and skills with a subject specialism in tourism. Learn how tourism destinations are created and maintained. Gain a sound knowledge of contemporary theories and research on tourism and apply them on UK and overseas field trips. Critically evaluate policy and practice in the planning, management and sustainability of tourism in different contexts. Explore the need for ethical tourism to achieve a sustainable balance between people, place and development. Build your social and environmental conscience to help you resolve real-world problems. Research and experience real-life issues associated with the development and management of tourism. Develop professional skills in mapping, environmental assessment, policy interpretation, geographical statistics, qualitative research and computer-based spatial analysis. Apply your learning on a work placement in your area of interest. Hone your leadership potential and become a change maker in this rapidly changing industry. A combined understanding of geography and tourism opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You could work in tourism, planning, policy making, environmental consultancy, economic development, urban and rural regeneration, conservation, energy or government.