University of Westminster
Key Course Facts
Tourism is an increasingly important part of our lives, and the tourism industry is one of the few global industries forecast to grow in the long term. Managing this rapidly growing industry to meet visitors' demands in a sustainable way is exciting and challenging. This well-established course will give you the knowledge, analytical abilities and skills you need to make a career as a tourism professional.
You will study at the heart of London, one of the world's leading tourism destination. Site visits, integrated in the course modules, will allow you to explore a wide variety of aspects of the dynamic tourism industry.
Annual student feedback for the course is very positive, with teaching, staff contract and course content receiving particular praise. This reflects the tourism team's efforts to provide a valuable and effective course as well as a supportive, friendly and stimulating environment for your studies.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Tourism Management, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A minimum or an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) and an essay. Exceptionally an applicant without these formal qualifications, but with considerable work experience in the tourism or related industries, may be accepted at the discretion of the Course Leader. Applicants with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) are required to submit an essay. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing. Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
Positions of University of Westminster in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Westminster
The University of Westminster is a publicly funded research university located in London, England. Beginning its existence as a polytechnic institute in 1838, it only became an officially recognized university much later, in 1992. Westminster’s primary campus can be found on Regent Street of central London, with its secondary campuses being in the districts of Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow.
Student composition of University of Westminster
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