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Tourism and Destination Management with Foundation Year - York St John University

Tourism is a world-wide industry. It is one of the world’s largest economic sectors – creating jobs, driving exports and generating opportunities around the globe. York is the perfect location to prepare for a career in this exciting sector. As one of the most popular heritage and cultural destinations in the UK our city welcomes 7 million tourists a year from around the world. You will be able to take your learning beyond the campus, studying in a city and at a University which knows Tourism inside and out. There has never been a better time to start a career in tourism. One in five jobs created in the last decade lie within the sector. Our Tourism & Destination Management degree equips you with the practical skills, experience and knowledge needed for senior management roles in this fast growing sector. We will take you on a journey through the history of tourism, showing how the industry developed. You will learn about cultural and heritage tourism, dark tourism, destination marketing and responsible tourism. You’ll learn management skills in leadership, marketing, finance and strategy. You will graduate with an understanding of how to make the most of your tourism knowledge. You’ll be highly skilled and well placed to pursue your dream career. Studying in York provides you with opportunities to learn from local businesses. We have close links with local and regional tourism providers, attractions and destinations. You will be able to learn first-hand what makes the difference between a success and failure in the tourism sector. You will have the opportunity to study across the world in destinations ranging from Japan, Australia, or America. You will analyse the modern tourist experience through local and international field trips. You can spend your third year in industry, putting your knowledge into practice. This is a great opportunity to build industry links and develop much sought-after experience.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    York St John University,YorkEngland
  • 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 £12,750