BA (Hons) Business Management (Tourism)

Do you have a passion for travel and sharing exciting experiences with likeminded people from around the world? Our BA (Hons) Business Management (Tourism) course allows you to explore your own management and leadership potential, while getting a grasp of the bigger picture across the tourism sector to help you launch a successful career as a tourism professional.

Course details

Today, the tourism industry requires qualified graduates who can create and lead successful businesses that will support sustainable tourism in challenging global circumstances. Concentrating on tourism management from an ethical, sustainable, and international perspective, this course will help you grasp how global tourist destinations, visitor attractions, and accommodation services are managed and marketed.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

You’ll also study tourism crisis management and explore future tourism trends, as well as learning about vital business areas such as organisational transformation, corporate governance, ethics, finance, and more. 

This course has been developed with input from world-leading organisations and researchers so that you are exposed to the most relevant advancements and trends in the tourism industry. This means you’ll be able to show future employers that you have the knowledge required to fill current skills gaps in the field. And because you’ll also graduate with a keen awareness of key business functions, you’ll have gained important transferable skills that will give you a flexible, future-proof career in the years ahead.

Benefits

Entry requirements

To be eligible for our BA (Hons) Business Management (Tourism) course, you must have:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent 

Careers

Just a few of the possible roles you might want to consider after graduation could include:

  • Business ManagerBusiness Manager
  • Destination Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Travel Consultant
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Development Executive
  • Marketing Executive
  • Operations Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Travel Administrator

Modules

You have 3-9 years to complete this course, which means you can take up to 3 years to complete each level. Most of our students, however, aim to complete the course within 3 to 6 years.

  • Digital Skills & Professional Development (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Business Environment (20 credits)
  • Marketing Dynamics (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Finance (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Technology & Innovation (20 credits)
  • Data Analytics & Management (20 credits)
  • Business Start-up (20 credits)   
  • Sales Management (20 credits)  
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing (20 credits)  
  • Tourism Operations & Innovation (20 credits)  
  • International Destination Management (20 credits)  
  • Business Transformation (20 credits)  
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits) 
  • Corporate Governance, Law & Ethics (20 credits)  
  • Independent Study (20 credits)  
  • Tourism Crisis Management (20 credits)
  • Tourism Trends and Futures (20 credits)