Tourism Management Undergraduate courses

Go far as a future leader in the tourism industry. Our inspiring course opens up a world of opportunity for you.

You’ll work on live case studies and be taught by experts with extensive experience in the industry, providing you with the perfect combination of commercial and academic learning.

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  • Fieldtrips in the UK and abroad, many included as part of your fee, will help you build your knowledge of the industry. Visits range from established local destinations such as the Peak District beauty spot of Dovedale and the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site to emerging resorts in Poland, Malta and Ireland
  • Broaden your horizons by studying overseas at our partner universities in Holland, China, Hungary or Latvia

Professional credibility

The Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism has been awarded accreditation as an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education. The accreditation is for teaching, curriculum and student experience, so you can be assured that what you are learning is of the highest standard and centred around the skills employers are looking for. 

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Through various projects and constant encouragement, the lecturers always try to ensure you know what is going on out there in industry.

Evie Wisniewska
BA (Hons) International Tourism Management student

What our Tourism Management graduates do

A degree in Tourism can take you anywhere in the world.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

  • national tourist offices
  • major tourist attractions
  • conference management
  • local government
  • tour operators

Take your learning to the next level

You can consider progressing to postgraduate studies in related subjects, including our own MSc Tourism Management which is ideal if you want to develop your leadership and management potential further or if you would like to advance to roles in academia and research.

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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Make it Real
at Derby

Our students, graduates and staff are people just like you. And they are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their knowledge and skills to drive innovation and change. You can be part of that story. We can make it real for you.

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