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Business Management (Tourism) (with a Year Abroad)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€19,376.32/year
2304 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The BSc Business Management (Tourism) degree at Swansea University is an established programme within the School of Management, known for producing highly skilled and commercial thinking business managers. Graduates have gone on to work for the world’s biggest brands.

Business Management (Tourism) at Swansea is a flexible degree giving you the chance to study abroad for a year, or work in industry for a year. This can give you a real competitive advantage and broaden your horizons when it comes to seeking employment.

The course blends theory with practical activity, helping prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities in the private, public and voluntary sectors of tourism and related industries. Our broad selection of optional modules from the second and third years allows you to shape the degree towards your specific career goals.

Teaching at Swansea is partly informed by research and our staff have hands-on experience of theory and practice, meaning you can benefit from their academic expertise and real-world know-how.

Notes:
• Fees for full time Undergraduate EU/International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.
• For a Year Abroad you will be charged 15% of the agreed standard fee.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
17
or
IB Diploma
32
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
A levels
C
or
IGCSE
C
or
TOEFL (internet based)
79
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Alternative Entry Qualifications:

  • A level (or equivalent) typical offer: ABB-BBB from any subject (excluding General Studies).
  • BTEC: DDM or higher.

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.0
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 169
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Important Information:

  • For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of pre-sessional training programmes that you may take before starting your degree programme.

Curriculum

Year 1

15 - Accounting for Business

15 - Managing People

15 - Marketing

15 - Essential Analytic Skills for Business

15 - Finance for Business

15 - Personal Skills Development for Business

15 - Operations Management

15 - The Global Context of Organisation

Year 2

Compulsory Modules:

15 - Strategic Analysis

15 - Contemporary Issues in Tourism

15 - Tourism Marketing

15 - Entrepreneurship for Tourism Experiences

15 - Tourism in Practice

15 - Economics for Business

Optional Modules: Semester 1:

15 - Corporate Governance and Ethics

15 - Corporate Finance 1

15 - Strategic Marketing Planning

15 - Digital Marketing

15 - Change Management

15 - Information Systems

15 - Organisational Behaviour

15 - Management Science 1

15 - Economic History and Industrial Development

15 - Principles of Financial Accounting

15 - Global Business Environment: International Political Economy

15 - Applied Entrepreneurship - The Pitch

15 - Critical Thinking in Entrepreneurship

15 - Business and Employment Law

0 - English for Management 1

AND

Semester 2:

15 - Financial Markets and Institutions

15 - Investments: Assets; Equities and Bonds

15 - Maths 2 for Business

15 - Human Resource Management

15 - Management Consulting 1

15 - Consumer Behaviour

15 - International Business

15 - Supply Chain Management

15 - Business Information Systems

15 - Statistics 2 for Business

15 - e-Business

15 - Business Analytics

15 - Principles of Management Accounting

15 - Decision Analysis

15 - Social Aspects of Organisation

15 - International Marketing

0 - English for Management 2

0 English for Management 1 (TB2)

Year 3 - Abroad

Study Abroad Placement

Year 4

Compulsory Modules:

30 - Final Year Project

15 - Sustainable Tourism

15 - Tourism Planning

Optional Modules: Semester 1:

15 - Investment Banking

15 - Financial Services

15 - Marketing Research

15 - International Human Resource Management

15 - Power and Organisation

15 - Innovation Management

15 - Project Management

15 - Lean Operations

15 - Data Mining

15 - Application Development

15 - Strategic Implementation

15 - Rheoli Prosiectau (Project Management)

15 - Social Media Marketing

0 - English for Management 1

AND

Semester 2:

15 - Financial Economics

15 - Financial Innovation and Risk Management

15 - Asset Management

15 - Derivatives and Risk Management

15 - Risk Management in Banking

15 - Business Ethics

15 - Leadership

15 - Marketing Ethics

15 - Corporate Social Responsibility

15 - Information Technology Service Management

15 - International Standards

15 - Sustainability and Environmental Management

15 - Spreadsheets and Databases for Business Analysis

15 - Economies of the Middle and Far East

15 - Business and Employment Law

15 - Law of International Corporate Governance

15 - Forensic Accounting

15 - Strategic Sales Management and Selling

15 - Social Media Marketing

15 - History of Economic Thought

15 - Enterprise Life Cycle

15 - Marketing Communications

0 - English for Management 2

0 - English for Management 1 (TB2)

Careers

As a Business Management graduate from Swansea specialised in tourism, you will find yourself in a great position to secure rewarding employment at any business.

Whether your target is British Airways, Airbnb, TripAdvisor or Virgin Holidays this degree makes you a strong candidate for any potential employer. Your next step could lie in any of these roles:

  • Tourism Management
  • Travel Coordinator
  • Market Analyst or Researcher
  • HR Business Partner
  • Business Development Manager
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