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Start your career by joining one of the UK’s longest established tourism-related degrees. Our BA (Hons) Tourism and Events programme has an outstanding reputation in the industry and is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism – the UK’s professional body - and by the Association for Events Management Education (AEME).

We provide an opportunity for you to develop essential practical, people and creative skills in one of the most exciting business sectors. You will be tutored by leading researchers and experienced practitioners in the field who draw on their professional and research relationships with a whole host of regional, national and international operators, attractions and governing bodies to mix real world experience with academic study. Through this, we promote experiential learning via placements, guest speakers from industry, live case studies consultancy work and event organisation projects.

You will work directly with industry professionals and potential employers as well as your course tutors. You can also benefit from the Santander Internship Programme that offers paid short-term internship opportunities. Students are encouraged to participate in placements at a variety of organisations, such as: Beaconhouse Events, the Premier Inn, Marriott Hotels (both in the UK and in the USA), Disney and Butler Search Group (who specialise in placing students at premium-level resorts, hotels and private clubs along the east coast of the US). In addition, students can access excellent study abroad opportunities at international universities in Spain, France, and the US.

After graduation, our students go on to a wide variety of professional roles in the tourism and events industries around the world. Recent examples include: Business Development Manager at the Institute of Travel and Tourism; Senior Events Manager for Marriot Hotels; Director of Global Sales at an aviation company and Assistant Director of Sales at a Ritz Carlton hotel.

The course is covered by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for Newcastle Business School.

 

Start your career by joining one of the UK’s longest established tourism-related degrees. Our BA (Hons) Tourism and Events programme has an outstanding reputation in the industry and is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism – the UK’s professional body - and by the Association for Events Management Education (AEME).

We provide an opportunity for you to develop essential practical, people and creative skills in one of the most exciting business sectors. You will be tutored by leading researchers and experienced practitioners in the field who draw on their professional and research relationships with a whole host of regional, national and international operators, attractions and governing bodies to mix real world experience with academic study. Through this, we promote experiential learning via placements, guest speakers from industry, live case studies consultancy work and event organisation projects.

You will work directly with industry professionals and potential employers as well as your course tutors. You can also benefit from the Santander Internship Programme that offers paid short-term internship opportunities. Students are encouraged to participate in placements at a variety of organisations, such as: Beaconhouse Events, the Premier Inn, Marriott Hotels (both in the UK and in the USA), Disney and Butler Search Group (who specialise in placing students at premium-level resorts, hotels and private clubs along the east coast of the US). In addition, students can access excellent study abroad opportunities at international universities in Spain, France, and the US.

After graduation, our students go on to a wide variety of professional roles in the tourism and events industries around the world. Recent examples include: Business Development Manager at the Institute of Travel and Tourism; Senior Events Manager for Marriot Hotels; Director of Global Sales at an aviation company and Assistant Director of Sales at a Ritz Carlton hotel.

The course is covered by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation for Newcastle Business School.

 

Course Information

UCAS Code
N805

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
3 years full-time or 4 year sandwich

Department
Newcastle Business School

Location
City Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2021

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Entry Requirements 2021/22

Standard Entry

120 UCAS Tariff points

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.

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Subject Requirements:

There are no specific subject requirements for this course.

GCSE Requirements:

Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or equivalents.

Additional Requirements:

There are no additional requirements for this course.

International Qualifications:

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications which may not match those shown above.

If you have qualifications from outside the UK, find out what you need by visiting www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:

International applicants shoud have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or an approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades in our English Language section: www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Fees and Funding 2021/22 Entry

UK Fee in Year 1*: £9,250

* The maximum tuition fee that we are permitted to charge for UK students is set by government. Tuition fees may increase in each subsequent academic year of your course, these are subject to government regulations and in line with inflation.



EU Fee in Year 1: £16,000

** You may be eligible for an EU Undergraduate Scholarship


International Fee in Year 1: £16,000

 

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There are no Additional Costs

 

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Courses starting in 2021 are offered as a mix of online and face to face teaching due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

Students will be required to attend campus as far as restrictions allow. Contact time will increase as restrictions ease, or decrease, potentially to a full online offer, should restrictions increase.

Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.

 

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