BA (Hons) Business (Tourism)

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Program Description

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 analyze and interpret written, visual and graphical data to improve business performance.

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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

Why Arden?

  • 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
  • Flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available
  • Perfect city centre locations in Berlin

Why Germany?

  1. Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  2. 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  3. Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***.
  4. Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  5. Berlin is the second-largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities for young professionals and graduates.

Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions.

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***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Career Direction

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 organizer, travel administrator, business development executive, among many others. Graduates can also choose to embark on postgraduate study.

Flexible Payment Plans Available:

Arden University offer flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the cost of your programme fees across multiple instalments.

Modules

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
  • Business processes
  • Enterprise & entrepreneurship
  • Business analysis
  • Contemporary issues in tourism management
  • Sustainable tourism management
Year 3 (Level 6)
  • Contemporary management issues
  • Strategic management
  • Managing self and others
  • International destination management
  • Research methods and dissertation

Course Requirements

  • 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.
Last updated November 2019

About the School

Here at GISMA, we are 100 percent committed to providing high-quality business education to those looking to further their career in various industry sectors. At Arden University, we are dedicated to ... Read More

Here at GISMA, we are 100 percent committed to providing high-quality business education to those looking to further their career in various industry sectors. At Arden University, we are dedicated to ensuring higher education is accessible for all. We offer industry-relevant undergrad and postgrad courses in Germany, which are taught by an expert faculty. Students can opt to study full-time or part-time and therefore adapt their studies to fit around their schedule. Read less
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