The Bournemouth University Business School - Bournemouth University

Bachelor in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-up) - Grado en Turismo Internacional y Dirección Turística

The Bournemouth University Business School - Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,250 per year
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available for next academic year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    89 Holdenhurst Road
    Bournemouth BH8 8
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Grado se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Top-up)


This course is specifically designed for students with appropriate existing qualifications (such as an HND or Foundation degree) in Hospitality, Tourism or allied subjects to continue their studies to degree level.


Foundation Degree with 60% or above in a required subject. HND with Merit or above in a required subject, we also accept a Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in a relevant subject area.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you’ll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading or above.


We are one of the top-ranking universities in the world for the study of tourism and hospitality
Gain a better understanding of hospitality and tourism management, as well as developing your ability to evaluate, analyse and to apply your knowledge in innovative ways
Taught by highly respected hospitality specialists who are actively involved in research that informs the future of the industry, as well as notable experts during our regular guest lectures
The core of the course focuses on strategic management subjects taught in the context of hospitality and tourism and on research methods
Pick specialist modules to bring your education in line with your own passions, interests and, ultimately, career aspirations
Being a popular seaside resort with many tourism and hospitality businesses and opportunities, Bournemouth is a perfect location to study tourism.


Core units:

Dissertation: A piece of independent work that involves collecting, interpreting and analysing data. You’ll share your key findings through a sustained and balanced argument. The dissertation will develop your analytical and problem solving skills. You’ll develop a critical attitude to research methods, and the ethical issues associated with researching.
Strategy & Leadership in Hospitality: You will develop your ability to review and analyse inter/ national hospitality businesses and organisations and the rationale and logic behind the strategic and tactical decisions that they take.

Tourism Issues & Futures: We will examine a range of critical and contemporary issues that you may not have encountered previously, with the aim of broadening your horizons and understanding of tourism. You will be challenged to think critically about issues that you may have previously taken for granted, and be encouraged to reflect critically on your own experiences and practices as a tourist.

As well as studying the above core units, you’ll choose two option units from the following:

Digital Marketing: This unit will equip you with technical skills and the conceptual understanding of how to engage effectively in digital marketing, which has evolved to the extent that it has become the dominant form of marketing in the majority of organisation.
Small Business Management: You will learn an understanding of the role of small businesses in the economy, to appreciate how small businesses are different through their problems, advantages, aims, objectives. You will also build knowledge in enterprise awareness and how to foster an entrepreneurial mindset with the practical capability to assess business opportunity.

Financial Management: This builds on your earlier studies in finance and accounting. You’ll develop an appreciation for how organisations make financial decisions within the context of corporate strategy, and an understanding of the role(s) of financial management in organisations.

Food, Culture & Travel: You will explore the complex relationships between food, culture and travel within an international context, and from commercial and social perspectives, reflecting on aspects of critical food studies and debating a wide range of relevant topics.
International Human Resource Management in Hospitality & Tourism: This unit addresses current human resource management opportunities and challenges such as talent management, mobility and staff retention, which shape the international hospitality and tourism industries and organisations. It provides a forum in which you can critically analyse and reflect on relevant issues and their impact on business and your own management career.

Tourism & Hospitality Design: This unit addresses the role and significance of design in and for the Tourism and Hospitality Industries. You will develop the skills necessary to appraise design in relevant real-world contexts, with an emphasis on creative thinking and practice.

Visitor Attractions Management: This unit will explore the factors and issues that influence the development and management of visitor attractions in the UK and other countries. It aims to develop your awareness, understanding and appreciation of the principles and practices relating to the development and management of visitor attractions.

Salidas profesionales

Customer Service Assistant
Health and Safety Advisor
Marketing Co-ordinator
Project Manager
Duty Manager.

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