47 Undergraduate Studies in Tourism

Many students choose to pursue a Bachelor of Arts, or a three-to-four-year internationally recognized academic degree, in order to apply for and command higher-paying positions within a particular industry. Others do so as a step toward obtaining a more advanced degree. Regardless of one’s reasons for obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, doing so generally leads to a higher salary and enhanced care… Read more

Many students choose to pursue a Bachelor of Arts, or a three-to-four-year internationally recognized academic degree, in order to apply for and command higher-paying positions within a particular industry. Others do so as a step toward obtaining a more advanced degree. Regardless of one’s reasons for obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, doing so generally leads to a higher salary and enhanced career opportunities within a given field.

Just what is a BA in Tourism? This three or four year academic program offers extensive study of the business skills and cultural considerations necessary for obtaining a profitable career within the thriving, worldwide tourism industry. Common courses of study within a Bachelor in Tourism program include hospitality and tourism marketing and communications, food service and brand management, international business and travel, sustainable business practices as they relate to tourism and hospitality and global economics, among others.

Acquiring a Bachelors in Tourism opens numerous doors within the global tourism and hospitality sectors. Not only are successful graduates prepared to take on a wide range of global positions, but they are also generally able to command better pay than their less-educated career competitors.

There is substantial variation in the cost of obtaining a BA in Tourism. Factors such as the prestige of the program, the length of the program and the school and country through which it is taken all play a role in determining the cost of a particular program.

Students who successfully earn a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism are prepared for work across a wide range of worldwide positions. Many go on to work in travel or tourism agencies or at airlines, casinos, hotels or resorts, while others find work as food service operators, tourism development agents or as representatives of conventions and visitors bureaus.

If a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism is something you’re interested in pursuing, explore our extensive database of global programs to find one that best fits your needs. Utilize our lead form to help link you with a program well-suited for you.  Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Arden Study Centre, Berlin
Berlin, Germany

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 ... +

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. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College
Copenhagen, Denmark

Middlesex University, London, UK, and Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, offer this UK top-up BA in International Hospitality and Tourism Management. The program is desi ... +

Middlesex University, London, UK, and Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, offer this UK top-up BA in International Hospitality and Tourism Management. The program is designed as a top-up of two-year higher education degrees or diplomas within hospitality and tourism or thereof related studies. PLEASE NOTE: This is a top-up BA. If your highest level of education is a high school degree our BSc. in Business Studies will be better suited for your profile. -
BA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates +1 More

The mission of the Tourism Studies program is to provide a nationally and internationally recognized program of excellence in teaching, research, and service in leisure, speci ... +

The mission of the Tourism Studies program is to provide a nationally and internationally recognized program of excellence in teaching, research, and service in leisure, specifically in the areas of tourism, heritage, cultural tourism, and tourism planning and management. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
23 Aug 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

This programme covers the major tools and theories of the tourism industry, and how to apply them to real-world situations. Arden University’s online BA (Hons) Business (Touri ... +

This programme covers the major tools and theories of the tourism industry, and how to apply them to real-world situations. Arden University’s online BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) (CMI) will help develop your communication skills and prepare you for your next professional steps. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Apr 2020
Online
 
Tio University of Applied Sciences
Amsterdam, Netherlands +4 More

Dubai, Botswana, New York, Venice; the whole world is at your feet. The travel industry is looking for you! After earning the International Tourism Management bachelor’s degre ... +

Dubai, Botswana, New York, Venice; the whole world is at your feet. The travel industry is looking for you! After earning the International Tourism Management bachelor’s degree, you will sell the world online and offline. You design trips, purchase at sharp rates and establish contacts all over the world. You might work as, for example, a product manager, event manager, travel adviser or city marketer. You can also start your own business. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English, Dutch
24 Aug 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
EU Business School
Barcelona, Spain +2 More

Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the business world. Our program provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of tourism management and prepares students f ... +

Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the business world. Our program provides a solid foundation in the theory and practice of tourism management and prepares students for a successful career within the tourism and leisure industry. In addition to industry-specific modules, our course options enable participants to develop a range of business skills applicable to the wider commercial market. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
MBS College of Crete
Heraklion, Greece

The key objective of BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management are to prepare and educate students and transform them into well-educated executives for high managem ... +

The key objective of BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management are to prepare and educate students and transform them into well-educated executives for high management positions in the field of tourism - one of the main sources of financial activity in Greece. The BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management differ from the common programs since it places a strong focus on all the elements of tourism and offers specialized modules on food and drink tourism, creating events and contemporary issues in tourism management. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
01 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Central Lancashire - Cyprus
Larnaca, Cyprus

This degree is designed to develop a responsive business approach to the international hospitality and tourism industries. The BA (Hons) in Hospitality and Tourism Management ... +

This degree is designed to develop a responsive business approach to the international hospitality and tourism industries. The BA (Hons) in Hospitality and Tourism Management offers a high-quality management education for those students who aspire to work within the hospitality and tourism industries. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Yerevan State University
Yerevan, Armenia

The program aims to prepare professionals/managers in the field of sustainable tourism management, who will be able to: Know the theoretical and methodological system of susta ... +

The program aims to prepare professionals/managers in the field of sustainable tourism management, who will be able to: Know the theoretical and methodological system of sustainable tourism; Design principles and strategical programs for sustainable tourism development; -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
 
ESEI International Business School Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

ESEI’s three-year Business Administration Degree and additional specialization pathway in Hospitality Management is your gateway to a career in customer service, hotel managem ... +

ESEI’s three-year Business Administration Degree and additional specialization pathway in Hospitality Management is your gateway to a career in customer service, hotel management, or tourism-related industry. This course of study consists of three separate qualifications, which together give you the best of each world. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Vincent Pol University in Lublin, Poland
Lublin, Poland

Bachelor’s degree graduates of Tourism and Hospitality Management have knowledge of nature, social, economics and organization-legal fields and practical skills enabling them ... +

Bachelor’s degree graduates of Tourism and Hospitality Management have knowledge of nature, social, economics and organization-legal fields and practical skills enabling them to run business activity in tourism, recreation, and hotel industry. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
6 semesters
English
Campus
 
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Breda, Netherlands

Would you like to know how tourism can contribute to the sustainable development of a destination? Curious how you can enhance the visitor experience in an attraction park? Th ... +

Would you like to know how tourism can contribute to the sustainable development of a destination? Curious how you can enhance the visitor experience in an attraction park? Then Tourism Management might be for you! -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Wrexham Glyndwr University
Wrexham, United Kingdom

Develop practical skills alongside the vital knowledge required for a career in the hospitality, tourism and event management industry on our dedicated degree.

Develop practical skills alongside the vital knowledge required for a career in the hospitality, tourism and event management industry on our dedicated degree. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Tilburg, Netherlands

This international four-year bachelor programme consists of a comprehensive, two-and-a-half year foundation phase, during which students learn all about the lifestyle sectors ... +

This international four-year bachelor programme consists of a comprehensive, two-and-a-half year foundation phase, during which students learn all about the lifestyle sectors (health, food, human movement, leisure, appearance, work and living). Each component entails a practical assignment related to its field of activity; either a trend report or a concept for a company that operates in this particular field. -
BA
Full-time
48 months
English
Sep 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
 
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus
Vancouver, Canada

The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospital ... +

The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (B.A.I.S.) program provides an ideal opportunity for both individuals wanting to prepare themselves for a career in the hospitality and tourism industry locally or internationally, and for those currently working in the industry wanting to obtain an undergraduate degree for advancement in their profession. At F.D.U. Vancouver, you can earn the educational credentials needed for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry through this specialized program offered by the university’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. -
BA
Full-time
120 hours
English
Campus
 

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