International Tourism Management BA (With Foundation Year)

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International Tourism Management BA (With Foundation Year)

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 10,600

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The BA program for International Tourism Management (with foundation year) delivered by Liverpool John Moores University is one of the best in the nation. In fact, the Complete University Guide for 2018 placed it in 1st place among universities in the North West and 4th in the UK as a whole. It is a great way to find your place in a rapidly growing industry.

    This program includes a mandatory 4 week work experience placement and an optional 48 week working placement with one of the university’s partner organisations in the UK or abroad. Both are great opportunities to add real world skills to your academic credits, giving you an important edge over other candidates.

    You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, either for a semester or for an entire school year. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the different perspectives world cultures have on the tourism industry.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This BA program is delivered over 4 years at full time. In addition, there is an optional year in work placement between years 3 and 4.

    Year 1 (Foundation Year) Modules:

    • Business Project
    • Business Foundations
    • Understanding Business Context
    • Integrated Skills for Higher Education

    Year 2 Modules:

    • Management and Leadership in Tourism
    • The Business of International Tourism
    • Tourism and Hospitality in Society
    • Tourism Concepts
    • Tourism Dynamics
    • Tourism Marketing

    Year 3 Modules: 

    • Applied International Tourism
    • Integrated Marketing Communications for Tourism
    • Investigating Tourism
    • Managing Tourism Operations
    • Tourism, Culture and Society
    • Work Related Learning

    Placement Year (optional):

    You can compete to spend up to 48 weeks in a paid work placement, in addition to your work experience placement. Not only will this help you translate your skills to practice, it will look great on your CV.

    Year 4 Modules:

    • Individual Research Project
    • Tourism, Heritage and Culture
    • Responsible Tourism and Planning
    • Contemporary Issues in International Tourism
    • International Marketing
    • Tourism Business Enterprise

    Learning & Teaching

    LJMU’s International Tourism Management BA program is delivered by a combination of lectures, small group seminars and tutorials, workshops and similar events. The majority of your tutors will be researchers and consultants actively practicing in the UK and abroad. Your education is always up to date, as the program is influenced by the university’s partner organisations. The exact curriculum can vary, as it is based on the latest developments in this active industry.

    Career Possiblities

    International Tourism is a growing industry, and the demand for qualified graduates with work or placement experience is very high. The Business School’s Employability Support Unit can help you find the perfect paid placement as well as supporting you in your job search after graduation. You might not need the help, though. As of 2015/16, more than 96% of LJMU’s Business School graduates had found employment or entered further studies within 6 months.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 4 year BA degree, or a 5 year degree with a year in placement.

    Applicants must typically have achieved 2 A Levels or better. Other UK and overseas qualifications are accepted. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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