Middlesex University
International Tourism Management with Mandarin BA (Hons)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 480 graduates of International Tourism Management with Mandarin BA (Hons) and other courses in at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
480 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in tourism, transport and travel

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of 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 £24000 £22000 £26000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26500 £16000 - £27000 £19500 - £32500

Salary of all UK Graduates of tourism, transport and travel

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21125 £20924 £24545
25-75 percentile range £17857 - £24421 £16058 - £26664 £18628 - £32087

Course Description

Overview Tourism is a thriving international industry with great employment opportunities within a variety of sectors, from travel and marketing to public and voluntary. As travel and business opportunities increase in China the ability to speak Mandarin is a skill increasingly in demand by organisations.

Why study BA International Tourism Management (Mandarin) at Middlesex University? Our cutting-edge degree combines theory with practice and focuses on global trends and current developments in international tourism. The theory element offers a distinctive social science perspective covering topics such as sustainability, cultural tourism, and tourism in developing countries. The practical component offers a range of exciting placement and field trip options, enabling you to build professional industry experience, in the UK and abroad, while you study.

Along with knowledge and skills highly relevant within the tourism industry you will also learn Mandarin as part of your degree through specialist classes with an expert language tutor. Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world and this additional skill will help you succeed in the tourism sector, with great support offered by our academics and a study abroad year in China to enhance your learning.

Course highlights

Every year you will take part in a range of UK field trips, while in year two you will have a week-long visit to an international exciting tourist destination. International field trip destinations have included Spain and Greece, and the majority of the cost is included in your tuition fees Your 3rd year is a study abroad year with one of our partner universities in China. You also have a work placement opportunity to enhance Mandarin language You will have the opportunity to plan your career path with the support of a designated team and to engage in industry networking activities such as career fairs Our international staff team provide excellence in teaching and research; ensuring you receive a first-class learning experience, with high levels of tutor support

Accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI), the professional association for the destination management sector.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of International Tourism Management with Mandarin, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

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 Management with Mandarin BA (Hons) at Middlesex University

20% Business and public service associate professionals
20% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
15% Sales occupations
10% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Other Educational Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Administrative occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for tourism, transport and travel

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 72 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic 51 With at least 51 in all components

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


Tuition Fees International Tourism Management with Mandarin 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
EU £14000 year 1
International £14000 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

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, 2024

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

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Middlesex University in related subject specific rankings.


    • #20 
    • #112 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]
    • #83 
    • #103 
    Business & Management Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #37 
    • #351 
    Business & Management Studies
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #36 
    • #301 
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

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About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

Student composition of Middlesex University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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