BA(Hons) - International Tourism Management (Top-up) - University of Derby

Introduction

OVERVIEW

University of Derby (UoD) was named the University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 best practice and innovation and elevate social mobility as a cause equal to the level of other diversity issues. It has achieved Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards for its contributions to access and participation. UoD has also won the Guardian University Award 2020 for Social and Community Impact. UoD is ranked 801 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.1 stars, according to student reviews on Study portals.

The Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism in the University of Derby has been awarded accreditation as an International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education. The accreditation is for teaching, curriculum, and student experience, so you can be assured that what you are learning is of the highest standard and centred around the skills employers are looking for.



In BA(Hons) - International Tourism Management (BAITM), students will learn the full range of modern-day tourism management and business management skills. They will learn to problem-solve and adapt to changing external environments, create successful experiences while considering sustainability, and plan, manage and evaluate projects. It will cover interesting or emerging topics such as sustainable tourism, e-tourism and the role of technology, and niche tourism such as food, nature-based or adventure tourism. Students will be taught how to research, analyse, and present data, as well as how to launch a new business, manage finances and lead teams. Overall, the students will graduate with a diverse skillset, a 'can-do' attitude and the knowledge and confidence to go out and make their mark in the chosen hospitality or Tourism industry.

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Basic. Entry Requirements. Intake Period

THE BASICS

REGISTERED / ACCREDITATION University of Derby  
STRUCTURE Academic  
MODE Full-Time & Part-Time  
PROGRAMME LENGTH 12  
COMMENCEMENT DATE(S) First Working Monday of January, April, July and October  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS • AAC Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management; OR
• Other polytechnic Diploma from related fields; OR
• Other private institutions Advanced Diploma (level 5) from related fields.  
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas); OR • Pearson Test of Academic English: 56; OR • Cambridge English Scale: B2; OR • London Tests of English: level 4 for undergraduate courses; OR • GCE' O' level English (grade C6) or equivalent. (If the medium of instruction in Diploma/Advanced Diploma is English, the student may get a waiver for English proficiency requirement subject to UoD's approval on a case by case basis.)  

INTAKE PERIOD

January, April, July, October  

The Programme in Depth

TEACHER STUDENT RATIO

1:80

SCHOOL HOURS/TIMETABLE

8:00am – 11:00am /
12:00pm – 3:00pm /
3:15pm – 6:15pm
7.00 pm to 10.00 pm (part-time)
Mondays – Fridays (excludes Public Holidays)

MODULES COVERED

Core
• Consumer Behaviour
• Creative Applications in E-Tourism
• Strategic Management
• Independent Study

Electives (anyone)
• Event Tourism
• International Resort Management
• Reconfiguring Tourism Futures
• Wellness Tourism

LEVELS

Final Year Degree (Level 6)

Assessment & Grades

ASSESSMENT

The programme utilises a wide range of formative and summative assessment methods, which are challenging, realistic and meaningful. Feedback is integral to the assessment and the learning and teaching process. Formative assessments are designed to provide self-assessment opportunities, a dialogue between students and staff, and dialogue among students via peer assessment.

MARKS & GRADES

I CL
70% - 100%
II Dv1
60% - 69%
II Dv2
50% - 59%
III
40% - 49%
MF
35% - 39%
F
0% - 34%

Fees (Please see the top of the webpage for online payment of Application Fee and Course Fee)

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