Taught course

International Tourism Management

Institution
University College Birmingham · School of Sport and Creative Services
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

Academic:

  • MSc International Tourism Management – A grade classification of 2:2 is required, or international equivalent.
  • PGDip International Tourism Management – A grade classification of third-class is required, or international equivalent.
  • A subject-related UK or International honours degree from a recognised institution.

Work-Based:

  • We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to University College Birmingham.
  • To apply, you must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing.
  • A reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Tourism is one of the world’s most dynamic and competitive industries. If you want to forge a career in this field, our International Tourism Management postgraduate course will give you the tools you need to become a skillful and knowledgeable manager who can make an immediate impact on any organisation.

Our tourism course boosts your management potential by focusing on the role of communication and creativity and developing your critical thinking, problem-solving, research and analytical skills, together with an in-depth understanding of contemporary industry issues. You will also be able to specialise your knowledge through a range of optional modules, while you will be supported throughout by a professional mentor to offer further guidance and advice on advancing your career.

One of the standout features of this course is the opportunity to travel overseas and apply your training to an international live tourism project, while you will also have the option to boost your real-world experience on a six-month placement. What’s more, University College Birmingham is an Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence and our new Aviation and Tourism Suite offers state-of-the-art facilities to support your studies.

Information for international students

For academic and English entry requirements for EU and international students, please visit the Country Specific Information page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pg@ucb.ac.uk
Phone
0121 604 1040