University of West London
International Tourism Management with Foundation BSc (Hons)
University of West London

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 145 graduates of International Tourism Management with Foundation BSc (Hons) and other courses in at University of West London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
145 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 £23000 £22500 £25000
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £25500 £15500 - £27500 £17500 - £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 £20998 £20830 £24369
25-75 percentile range £17814 - £24178 £16042 - £26488 £18552 - £31827

Course Description

A successful manager knows their industry well and has a well-rounded set of skills that enables them to deal with daily challenges. This course will support you to develop your operational, management and communication skills to deliver an excellent customer experience. You will examine a range of travel and tourism management issues from service and operational management to development, sustainability and legal implications. The focus of the course is on understanding the travel and tourism industry as a business. You will learn about: the structure and organisation of the tourism industry how the industry is changing and why the needs of customers the development of new tourism products and services up to date knowledge of how technology and social media are transforming the industry how new products and services are brought to the market.

You will also examine a range of management related modules designed to develop your personal and professional skills including:

tourism marketing human resource management in the service sector finance and planning for the travel and tourism sector social media, information and business technology strategic management in the tourism industry. Examples and case studies are taken from a range of different companies and organisation in the public and private sectors and from all regions of the world.

The second year of study (Level 5) offers an opportunity to carry out international fieldwork in another European country to examine travel and tourism operations first hand*

The diverse module options and the final year project will give you the opportunity to explore a particular areas of tourism interest, which can help you identify and work towards your career goals.


You can choose to take this course with a work placement of 40 weeks (1400 hours) after Level 5. This can be in any sector of the travel and tourism industry, either in the UK or abroad. It will give you the opportunity to expand your network, gain paid experience and enhance your professional skills. Once our placement is over, you will return for your final year of studies.

This course includes a foundation year.

What You Will Learn

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

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

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 Foundation BSc (Hons) at University of West London

12% Managers, directors and senior officials
12% Business and public service associate professionals
11% Elementary occupations
8% Sales occupations
8% Administrative occupations
6% Secretarial and related occupations
6% Skilled trades occupations
5% Other Educational Professionals
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Customer service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for tourism, transport and travel

Qualification requirements

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Minimum of 45 credits at level 3)

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study International Tourism Management with Foundation, BSc (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 Foundation BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
International £13250 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, 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:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of University of West London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of West London in related subject specific rankings.


    • #81 
    • #101 
    Business & Management Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

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About University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is a government funded university in England. West London is made up of eight distinct schools: Claude Littner Business School, London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, the College of Nursing, London College of Music, the School of Law and Criminology, the School of Human and Social Sciences, and the London School of Film.

Student composition of University of West London

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

Ealing / Brentford
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