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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