Hospitality Management with Tourism BA (Hons)

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Mode of Study
Full-time sandwich with work placement
4 years sandwich with work placement

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If you're itching to get involved in the hospitality industry, one of the fastest-growing industries in the UK and around the world, then this BA (Hons) Hospitality Management with Tourism degree course is the perfect choice for you.

On this course, you'll combine a global understanding of hospitality with the study of tourism. You'll learn about everything from hotels and restaurants to cruise liners and theme parks and get a taste of what it's like to work in the international hospitality industry. You'll get practical experiences, train in specialist environments and practice customer-facing scenarios, all preparing you for your future career.

This course is the ideal first step to a well-travelled career. Whether you see yourself managing events in Miami, opening a restaurant in Shanghai or setting up your own hospitality business in the UK, we'll give you the know-how and skills to achieve your ambitions.

What you'll experience

On this degree course you'll:

  • do a 1-year placement working in a paid, full-time role
  • delve into 'live' case studies based in hospitality organisations
  • study a foreign language – options include French, German, Italian, Spanish and Mandarin

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies and build your CV.

Placement year

After your second year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work experience in the hospitality and tourism industry.

We’ll help you secure a work placement that fits your aspirations. You’ll get mentoring and support throughout the year.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry in locations such as hotels, restaurants, clubs, resorts, spas and healthcare operations.

Previous students have gone on to work in:

  • event management
  • leisure
  • operations management
  • marketing

Roles our graduates have taken on include:

  • events manager
  • personnel training manager
  • conference and banqueting manager

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Professional recognition

The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) has awarded us Recognised University Status.


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