Glasgow Caledonian University
International Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons)
Glasgow Caledonian University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 50 graduates of International Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons) at Glasgow Caledonian University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Tourism, Transport and Travel.

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
50 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Tourism, Transport and Travel

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Tourism, Transport and Travel 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 £22000 £21000 £24000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26000 £17500 - £25000 £19000 - £29000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Tourism, Transport and Travel

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22910 £20830 £24369
25-75 percentile range £19839 - £26189 £16042 - £26488 £18552 - £31827

Course Description

Tourism and events can contribute positively to the economy and society of a region. Increasingly, the impact these two industries can have is becoming highly valued. When managed together, with a view to bringing about sustainable change, international tourism and events management can have a lasting impact on the world.

The International Tourism and Events Management degree from Glasgow Caledonian University offers a highly competitive qualification that provides excellent career opportunities around the world.

You will explore events and tourism management through the eyes of the many stakeholders involved. Industry lectures, field trips and work placements provide you with the practical knowledge needed to deliver effective event management and contribute to the development of up-and-coming travel destinations.

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 International Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons) at Glasgow Caledonian University

25% Process, plant and machine operatives
15% Teaching Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Finance Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

M in T Level Health, Healthcare Science, or Science.

HND Legal Services: AAA in Graded Units. Other relevant HND qualifications will be considered on an individual basis; please contact us for advice.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

6.0 (overall) with 5.5 in each element

IELTS (Academic) 6

6.0 (overall) with 5.5 in each element

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study International Tourism and Events 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 International Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
EU £14500 year 1
International £14500 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
EU £15200 year 1
International £15200 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 3

University Rankings

Positions of Glasgow Caledonian University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 23 university rankings of Glasgow Caledonian University

About Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a publicly funded and reputable higher education institution within Scotland, and even in a global context. Times Higher Education consistently ranks this university among the Top 1000 universities in the world, for their state-of-the-art facilities, research excellence, and experienced teaching staff. The main campus is located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, making life easy for students whenever they need to catch a bus or a train. Social opportunities are also abundant due to the campus’ location - some favourite hangouts among students include The Garage, Shack, and Sauchihall Street.

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