University of Derby
International Tourism Management BA (Hons)
University of Derby

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 35 graduates of International Tourism Management BA (Hons) and other courses in Tourism, Transport and Travel at University of Derby for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Tourism, Transport and Travel.

Overall student satisfaction
75 /100
35 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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 £22500 £18500 £21500
25-75 percentile range £19500 - £24000 £14500 - £23000 £15500 - £28000


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

This International Tourism Management degree is for people who want to lead and shape the future of the tourism industry. We'll help you grow into a business-savvy, innovative thinker who also puts sustainability at the heart of their decision-making. This programme is part of our Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, which has been awarded the prestigious International Centre of Excellence (ICE) in Tourism and Hospitality accreditation.

Events, Hospitality and Tourism Management at Derby is ranked Top 3 in the Guardian University Guide 2023.

Why choose this course?

This BA (Hons) International Tourism Management degree is designed to give you the management and operational skills needed to succeed in the tourism industry of the 2020s and beyond. You’ll learn about business management, entrepreneurship and sustainability, so you graduate as a modern, adaptable and creative thinker who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and lead on change.

Is this course for you?

You'll learn to manage and promote destinations and develop tourism, but we'll also give you the leadership and entrepreneurial skills needed to excel in the tourism industry - a sector that needs reshaping and rebuilding after the Covid pandemic

How you will learn

You will build up your knowledge and skills through learning activities like lectures delivered by our tutors and guest speakers, seminars and tutorials, practical projects, fieldtrips, placements, networking and mentoring opportunities.

Opportunities and experiences

Throughout the course you'll be asked to complete a wide range of tasks and activities that a tourism professional might do, so you build up practical experience and can apply what you're learning. You might be asked to design and deliver a tourism experience for a specific customer group, think up creative ideas for promoting a destination, develop a project to solve a tourism related problem, and develop and pitch business proposals.

Work placements and internships

We'll encourage and support you to take work placements and internships. In between your second and third year, you can take an optional placement year or a summer internship. This is a valuable opportunity to gain experience and develop your practical skills, network and build your professional profile.

Careers and employability

You'll graduate from this degree as a confident and creative international tourism specialist with strong business acumen. You'll be well-suited to a range of roles in the tourism, event or hospitality sectors, as well as allied industries such as marketing, PR or HR. Several years into your career, we think you'll be leading, inspiring and shaping the future of the visitor economy.

Did you know? We also offer this course: -With a Foundation Year -With a Placement Year

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

Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality that academic, vocational and professional standards achieved are appropriate and programme content and delivery meet international Institute of Hospitality benchmark standards.

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 BA (Hons) at University of Derby

25% Therapy professionals
15% Caring personal services
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Customer service occupations
5% Therapy professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

We encourage you to outline all your qualifications and achievements in your application to provide us a full picture. Your offer will typically be based on your predicted and/or achieved grades from full level 3 qualifications or above e.g. A levels, BTEC Ext Diploma, Access to HE, etc. Any subject specifics are outlined below in the Further Information section, and these specifics are applicable across all equivalent qualifications. A strong application/performance and appropriate experience will be taken into account where typical criteria is not met.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Tourism, Transport and Travel

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study International 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 International Tourism Management BA (Hons)

EU £14900 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £14900 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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Derby in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Derby

The University of Derby is a publicly owned university located in the city of Derby, England. The university’s main campus is in Allestree, a suburbian zone in Derby itself, and is situated directly opposite the popular Markeaton Park where many students enjoy going for a walk in their free time.

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Student composition of University of Derby

undergraduates:
13155
postgraduates:
2515
Total:
15670
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