Tourism Management (Joint Honours - Buxton)
What is Joint Honours?
With joint honours, you can study for an honours degree in two or even three subjects. Find out more about joint honours.
Why choose this course?
- This programme can be combined with International Hospitality Management or Events Management, which means that you will study two subject areas, giving you a great range of knowledge and skills for your future employment.
- Our tutors are involved in active research in this field, so you'll be learning the latest theory and be kept up to date with what's new.
- You will do a work placement module, so you can put your theory into practice and get real hands on experience.
- We are in the heart of the Peak District National Park, which is a key area for tourism, so you will be right where it's happening and experience real situations and case studies at first hand.
- This programme is accredited by the Tourism Management Institute.
UCAS code: Y004
Start date: September and January
Course length: full time: three years, part time: four - six years
Campus: Buxton Campus
This course is available to international students
You will develop all the knowledge and skills that employers in this field are looking for. You will look at areas such as business management and marketing, environmental studies, geography, history and economics. You will also develop an understanding of visitor attractions, business travel and destinations.
The Tourism Management Institute (TMI) is the professional body for destination management practitioners, with members drawn from all levels of the private and public sectors: national, regional, sub regional and local. As the destination management section of the Tourism Society, TMI seeks to support professional development within the sector, for potential entrants as well as existing practitioners.
Assessment and recognition by TMI means that you can be confident the course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience which will fully prepare you for a career in tourism destination management.
- Academic and Professional Development 1
- Business Operations Management
- ICTs and Tourism Management
- Principles Of International Business
- Tourism Geography
- The Tourism Consumer
- Academic and Professional Development 2
- Applied Business Management
- Business Development and Entrepreneurship
- Destination Management
- Themes and Niche Tourism
- Think Global Act Local
- Diploma in Professional Practice (Optional to Programme) which includes:
- Applied Professional Practice
- Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice
Our entry requirements are usually 260-280 UCAS points, of which at least 160 will be from your core A2s (full A levels) or equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Diploma, International Baccalaureate, Scottish Highers etc.
We'll accept up to 100-120 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS levels (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project or Music qualifications.
We don't accept points from Key Skills Level 3. If you have any questions about what is or isn't accepted, please contact our Admissions team.
We also accept the Access to HE Diploma.
Your points at level 3 will be in addition to 5 GCSEs at grade C or equivalent level 2 qualifications.
The UCAS tariff points are a guide - we'll also consider all the information that you've included in your application. We'll also want to see that you're enthusiastic and motivated to take this course and that you have the potential to benefit from coming to university.
- Full time students looking to start the course in September, should apply for this course through UCAS.
- Student looking to start the course in January or study part time should apply directly to the University.
- If you want to start in September, you usually need to apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
- If you want to start a course in January then apply directly to the University.
Information for international applicants
Fees for 2013/14
This is a resource intensive course.
- Full time: £8,250 (each year)
- £1,030 per module (you usually take 18 of these modules in total)
- Full time: £10,225 (per year)
*These fees apply if you're starting this course between September 2013 and August 2014. We recommend you check fee details with us though, as they can change. Costs can increase each year.