Tourism Management BA (Hons) Top Up
Studying Tourism Management offers a number of opportunities in a wide variety of contexts, you will need to possess the right set of skills, and have an understanding of how businesses operate.
This distinctive programme combines specific sectoral issues such as industry structure, culture, policy and social responsibility with key management areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Strategy. Central to the programme is a commitment to self-directed enquiry through project work and research and the exploration of opportunities to encounter and engage with tourism a real cultural issue and key business sector.
- UCAS Code – N837
- Duration – 1 year full-time
- Start date – September 2020
- School – York Business School
York Business School
Studying Tourism Management offers a number of opportunities in a wide variety of contexts, you will need to possess the right set of skills, and have an understanding of how businesses operate and how skilled managers can contribute to their success.
Due to our location at the heart of one of the great cities which attracts tourists from all over the world we are able to access many tourism resources on our door step. The University has excellent links with many tourist sites across the city, in particular the public body with overall responsibility for the tourism in the city, Visit York.
Our Tourism programmes are recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI).
The TMI is the professional body for destination management practitioners, with members drawn from all levels of the private and public sectors. Assessment and recognition by TMI means that students can be confident the course will provide them with knowledge, understanding, skills and experience which will fully prepare them for a career in tourism destination management.
- Tourism Policy & Planning
- Responsible Tourism
- Operations & Project Management
Independent research project
You will also undertake an Independent Research activity which may take one of the following forms:
- Business Research Project
- Organisation-Based Project
Optional modules may include:
- International Marketing
- International Political Economy and Development
- Globalisation and Contemporary HR
- Contemporary Issues in the Technological Era
Equivalence to two years study at a UK HEI equating to 240 credits (e.g. HND, Foundation Degree) in an Accounting and Finance related qualification.
All applicants will be expected to have a minimum level qualification comparable to students at York St John University who have completed level 2.
Entrants to the programme will therefore have the equivalent of 240 credits with a minimum of 120 at level 2. Accepted example qualifications are:
- HND Business (Finance) - (2003 specification version)
- HND Business (Accounting) - (2010 specification version)
- HND Business (but must have achieved units 2, 9 & 10)
- ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting
- AIA Level 5 Certificate in Accounting
- FdA in Accounting or equivalent from a UK HEI
- International qualifications (equivalent UK Diploma in HE) approved via the NARIC database and in line with common competitor practice, for example:
- Diploma in Accounting at Central University of Finance and Economics, China
- Diploma In Business Administration at Nilai University College, China
Non UK applicants whose home language is not English must be able to demonstrate a proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS band score of 6 overall, with not less than 5.5 in any section in line with
As well as a strong standard of written English, we also look for an interest and enthusiasm for the subject. This can be done in a variety of ways, either from an academic viewpoint, for example prior study, or through relevant experience.
Candidates can demonstrate a real enthusiasm for the subject that goes beyond achieving good grades in exams. Examples of this include:
- Career plans
- Attending workshops or seminars related to the chosen subject area
- Showing leadership and teamwork skills through project work or awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh
- Candidates may also look to undertake professional qualifications such as accounting qualifications or CIPD
Terms and conditions
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