Tourism Management - Foundation Degree (Lancaster University)

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: Tourism Management

Course Overview

Since 2010, tourism has been the fastest growing sector in the UK in terms of employment. Revenue from inbound tourism has increased by 30% since 2008, making the industry the UK’s fifth largest export earner. Domestic tourism has also grown significantly and Britain is forecast to have a tourism industry worth over £257 billion by 2025 (VisitBritain.org.uk). Tourism is Blackpool’s main industry and accounts for 24,000 full time equivalent jobs, generating £1.295b within the local economy (Blackpool.gov.uk) in 2012-13.

This programme will give you a strong foundation in key business disciplines that are taught alongside, and so support, tourism industry specific modules.  Unique features of the programme include

  • a close involvement with employers through work based learning, visiting speakers, industry visits and contextualised assessments;
  • modules that are designed with a business focus as well as contemporary tourism specific ones
  • small classes where debate can flourish;

Course Entry Requirements

120 UCAS points (excluding functional Skills) in an appropriate discipline. We also welcome applications from those with substantial supervisor work experience in the tourism industry in lieu of the minimum entry requirements.

2017 Entry Requirements

A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;

A minimum of 48 UCAS points (previously 120) or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.

Study Options

Course Code: TH1HE144
UCAS Code: N800
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 08/06/2018

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Course Code: TH1HE144
UCAS Code: N800
Start Date: 12/09/2017
End Date: 08/06/2019

Duration: 2 Years
Location of Study: University Centre

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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