Bath Spa University
Business and Management (Tourism Management) BA (Hons)
Bath Spa University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 105 graduates of Business and Management (Tourism Management) BA (Hons) and other courses in Business Studies at Bath Spa University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Business Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
105 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Business Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Business Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £25000 £30000
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £30000 £19500 - £32000 £23000 - £39000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Business Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25139 £24753 £28961
25-75 percentile range £21871 - £30502 £18376 - £32529 £21291 - £39327

Course Description

Discover new ways of thinking about the tourism industry with this practical degree in Business and Tourism.

  • Explore tourism management from a broader business perspective.
  • Go beyond theory and learn from industry experts.
  • Take advantage of our professional accreditation opportunities from the Institute of Hospitality.

This Business and Management (Tourism Management) course gives you a grounding in the theory and practice of business in the context of contemporary tourism. You'll cover a broad range of topics including marketing strategy, and take a sociological approach to tourism. You’ll also open up your thinking to alternative visions of the tourism sector.

You'll make the most of the local and regional context of Bath and the South West as a busy tourist destination. The region is a rich cultural destination with internationally renowned attractions, from coasts to heritage sites, to bustling cities and quaint villages. You'll develop your network by working with hotels and public sector organisations, such as local councils or tourism boards, on real-life client briefs, giving you a solid basis on which to build your career.

You'll look at tourism management in an international context, discussing contemporary issues such as sustainability, globalisation, innovations and creativity in the industry. You'll benefit from the views, knowledge and ideas of our international community of students, speakers and educators.

This course will enable you to become a confident professional in both a local and a global context. Your future career prospects could include roles in airlines and travel organisations, jobs promoting or marketing tourist attractions, and key positions in hospitality management.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Business and Management (Tourism Management) BA (Hons) at Bath Spa University

45% Skilled trades occupations
8% Protective service occupations
6% Customer service occupations
6% Administrative occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
3% Sales occupations
3% Caring personal services
3% Welfare and housing associate professionals
2% Skilled trades occupations

Grading & Study Time

You'll be assessed in a wide range of ways that will test your business knowledge and management skills. These could include presentations, work related projects, group work, computer based simulations, podcasts, exams, essays, videos and business reports.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Business Studies

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.

IELTS (Academic) 6

IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Business and Management (Tourism Management), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Business and Management (Tourism Management) BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £15750 year 1
International £15750 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of Bath Spa University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 9 university rankings of Bath Spa University

About Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is located in the rural outskirts of the English city of the same name, Bath. This institution of higher education takes pride in that they have the faculty resources and initiative to treat students as individuals, by learning their strengths and weaknesses, and thus being able to help them find work placements that align with their goals. In your free time, you can find academic and social experiences through Bath Spa’s more than 70 student clubs and societies.

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Student composition of Bath Spa University

undergraduates:
7335
postgraduates:
1285
Total:
8620
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