University of the West of England

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Geography and Tourism (with Foundation Year)

BA(Hons) Geography and Tourism (with Foundation Year) 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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250