BA (Hons) Business (Tourism)
Arden University’s BA (Hons) in Business (Tourism) is for those seeking to develop professional skills and insider knowledge of the tourism industry. The course offers you the foundation you need to manage or start a business in the field, with a curriculum that enforces a range of transferable, relevant business skills. You will develop business skills and understanding specific to tourism management that will enable you to respond to specific industry requirements in national and international contexts.
The course will approach several aspects of the tourism industry and how to manage them in a business setting, such as national and international travel, understanding the tourism environment, contemporary issues in tourism management and sustainable tourism management.
It will also tackle fundamental business elements, such as finance, marketing, business processes and business analysis. Students can expect to acquire valuable skills such as personnel management, entrepreneurship and the ability to analyse and interpret written, visual and graphical data to improve business performance.
Who is the programme for?
This is the perfect course for those who want to introduce their passion for tourism and travel into their careers. The programme will enable you to build a promising professional future in your field of choice.
Employment stats and USP’s
Arden University has received 4.5* for student satisfaction
Arden has supported 50,000 higher education learners over 26 years
96% of the graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation
79% of the students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies
Upon completion of the course, graduates have a wide variety of careers available to them. Positions that students can expect to take up include travel consultant, hotel manager, tour manager, travel agency manager, event organiser, travel administrator, business development executive, among many others. Graduates can also choose to embark on postgraduate study.
Payment plans available:
Arden University offers payment options* that allow you to spread the cost of your programme fees across multiple instalments.
Year 1 (Level 4)
Developing personal and management skills
Understanding the business environment
Principles of marketing
Introduction to finance
People in organisations
Understanding the tourism environment
Year 2 (Level 5)
Managing across cultures
Enterprise & entrepreneurship
Contemporary issues in tourism management
Sustainable tourism management
Year 3 (Level 6)
Contemporary management issues
Managing self and others
International destination management
Research methods and dissertation
Arden University is regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government.
96% of Arden University graduates are in employment 6 months after graduation.
Taught 100% in English.
Intensive, engaging and face-to-face teaching by industry experts.
Industry-relevant, 21st-century application.
International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented.
Payment options and early-bird discounts available.
Perfect central location in Berlin, close to key corporate players.
Germany has one of the best employment rates in Europe, at 91%*.
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**.
Germany is the most popular European country for international students, recognised for its high-quality education***.
Berlin has been named the start-up capital of Europe.
Berlin is the largest city in the EU with a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates.
Germany has a rich history in culture and arts, offering students a chance to explore this whilst experiencing world-class education from a UK-recognised institution.
*Times Higher Education
**I Am Expat
***According to statistics and data from the ICEF monitor
Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
For non-standard entry requirements, please contact us;
An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.