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International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

With the BA in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Hons) at the Queen Margaret University you’ll gain a thorough theoretical understanding of the political, economic and social factors at work in the industry – and what they will mean for you as a manager of the future.

Want to be a leader in a fascinating and fast-growing global industry? On this course you’ll learn the business management skills that the best employers in international hospitality and tourism are looking for. You’ll enjoy close support and supervision from our staff and will gain practical experience on a 20-week internship in the UK or abroad.

Why QMU?

  • Our classes are small compared with some other universities, so you will enjoy more personal engagement with lecturers. We will know you by name and help manage your learning from your first lecture to graduation.
  • More people visit Edinburgh than any other UK city after London, and you will study on a campus that is six minutes from the centre of town. It’s the perfect place to learn your tourism and hospitality management trade.
  • 90% of our graduates are in employment or further training after six months,* and many are making names for themselves in highly-respected hospitality and tourism businesses, in the UK and across the world, including DisneyWorld, Hilton, Thomas Cook, Malmaison, VisitScotland and Gleneagles.

Careers

Whether you want to work for a major global hotel brand in Dubai, manage the success of a tourism business in Scotland or launch a start-up that will change the way the industry works, this course will give you the competence and confidence to take the challenge on. The future of hospitality and tourism is going to be how you shape it.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3/4 years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Introduction to Finance & Accounting
  • Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Foundations of Hospitality and Tourism Development

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Scottish Higher: BBBC
  • A Level: BCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H3 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points
  • Required Subjects: Maths and Eng at S/ Int2/N5/GCSE level are preferred
  • Mature/Access: SWAP Access to Humanities/ Arts/ Business. We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications and /or experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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RUK (FT)+: £9,250

Funding

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