BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) (Top-Up)

If you’re passionate about travel and tourism, then this is the perfect top-up degree course for you. Developing your management skills and getting you up to speed on all things business, this course will fulfil your career aspirations in the tourism sector – wherever in the world they lead you.

Course details

The perfect choice for anyone who’s already completed a HND in business (or equivalent), this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in your tourism career. In one year of study you’ll develop professional-level skills and an understanding of the dynamics of the tourism industry – preparing you to become a smart, well-rounded manager in the tourism sector.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 1 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

Designed to bring out your best potential, our top-up degree in business and tourism covers the most important aspects of both disciplines, leaving you to decide where you want to go in your future career path. All you need to get started is the desire to learn and the drive push yourself to the next professional level.


Entry requirements

To be eligible for this BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) top-up degree, we need to see that you have:

  • A HND in Business or equivalent, provided that your prior learning is consistent with Level 5 of the functional areas of Business (Finance, Marketing, HRM and Operations Management)


After achieving your qualification, you’ll have a much wider range of options to choose from than just the subject matter of your degree. Some of the typical job roles you might want to explore include:

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


Teaching you the fundamentals of business and tourism, this course will help to develop and enhance your skills within each key aspect of two exciting disciplines. During your studies, you’ll learn about the issues of modern tourism, domestic versus international travel, and how to analyse data to improve business performance. Evolving your knowledge in these areas will prepare you to take the bold step from confident graduate to respected professional.

    • Contemporary Management Issues
    • Strategic Management
    • Managing Self and Others
    • International Destination Management
    • Research Methods and Dissertation